News and Tribune

April 21, 2013

Bridges meetings to feature presentation on blasting

INDOT will brief public regarding east-end bridge work

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— Ohio River Bridges Project meetings planned for Wednesday and Thursday will include a 30-minute presentation from representatives of the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Indiana Finance Authority.

The meetings are designed to give residents information about planned blasting activities and other construction impacts related to the east-end crossing, including traffic maintenance plans, according to a press release.

The community meetings are scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in Utica and from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Louisville. Each of the community meetings will last three hours, and the presentation will be given once per hour.  

In addition, INDOT will provide information regarding the public’s opportunity to submit technical documentation in support of a request to prepare and implement blasting and vibration monitoring plans for additional historic structures. Information regarding this opportunity is available on the website at: http://updates.kyinbridges.com/information-for-preparing-requests-for-blasting-and-vibration-monitoring-plans-for-additional-historic-structures.

Wednesday’s meeting will be at the John Nobel Woods Utica Community Center, 106 N. Fourth St. in Utica. The presentations from state officials are scheduled for 5:45, 6:45 and 7:45 p.m.

Thursday’s meeting will be at Springdale Community Church East Campus, Main Building, 4601 Springdale Road in Louisville. The presentations from state officials are scheduled for 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m.