bridge http://wvxu.org en Ohio waits on Kentucky to approve tolls for Brent Spence http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-waits-kentucky-approve-tolls-brent-spence <p>With the aging Brent Spence in the background, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed <a href="http://legiscan.com/OH/bill/HB533/2013" target="_blank">House Bill 533</a> into law Wednesday, as reporters and other politicians looked on.</p><p>The bill, which allows Ohio to collect tolls on the bridge,<strong> doesn't mean anything until Kentucky drafts and signs similar legislation.</strong> In March, the Kentucky House voted 82-7 to prohibit tolls on any federal interstate between Ohio and Kentucky.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:29:07 +0000 Ann Thompson 27870 at http://wvxu.org Ohio waits on Kentucky to approve tolls for Brent Spence Number crunchers to release bridge financing plan http://wvxu.org/post/number-crunchers-release-bridge-financing-plan <p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, speaking at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday, called on the business community to step up and work with the legislature to make the new Brent Spence bridge project happen. "You know, we've got a lot of things that need to be flexible that we need to pull together and work together on."</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:49:12 +0000 Ann Thompson 20659 at http://wvxu.org Number crunchers to release bridge financing plan Brent Spence study includes possible models & tolls http://wvxu.org/post/brent-spence-study-includes-possible-models-tolls <p>A new <a href="http://www.brentspencebridgecorridor.com/uploads/pdfs/2013-10-01%20BSB_Options_Analysis%20FINAL.pdf">study,</a>&nbsp;commissioned by&nbsp;Ohio and Kentucky, has narrowed procurement models for the $2.5 billion Brent Spence Bridge project from four to two&nbsp;and projected a range of tolls.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:45:11 +0000 Ann Thompson 18005 at http://wvxu.org Brent Spence study includes possible models & tolls