Gov. Steve Beshear

3:49 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

KY Governor promises work on Brent Spence rehab

KY Gov. Steve Beshear addresses the NKY Chamber of Commerce.
Credit Bill Rinehart / WVXU

The governors of Ohio and Kentucky plan to meet early next year to talk about replacing the Brent Spence Bridge. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says they're going to try to find a way to get the project moving.  He says any more delays will be costly.

Using a 3 percent inflation figure from the Federal Highway Administration, Beshear says continued delays will add about $7 million per month to the construction price tag.  “Folks, that’s $84 million a year,” he says.

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