Milton-Madison Bridge

  • Milton bridge approach plan ‘on hold’

    The Trimble Banner
    Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana are in the process of finalizing alternatives to new approaches to the Milton-Madison Bridge in hopes of improving traffic flow through the downtown business sections of Milton and Madison.

  • Bridge documentary wins Emmy

    A television documentary commissioned by Louisville ad and PR agency Doe-Anderson to tell the story of a small-town bridge project has been honored with an Emmy Award – something not typically associated with the world of advertising and public relations. The actual Emmy for the show, “The Milton-Madison Bridge: History on the Ohio,” goes to independent producer Mark Crowner, who worked with Doe-Anderson to create a compelling tale from the unique communities and visual aspects of the project. Crowner served as writer, videographer and editor.

  • Alternatives for Indiana approach to Milton-Madison Bridge on view at Aug. 18 open house in Madison

    The Indiana Department of Transportation’s Project 421 team has been conducting technical studies to provide crucial insight to narrow the pool of nine alternatives to re-route U.S. 421 from the Milton-Madison Bridge through downtown Madison. Based on this data and public feedback, the alternatives have been narrowed to four:
    •Alternative 1: Do nothing, which serves as a basis for comparison for the other alternatives,
    •Alternative 4: Involves building a bridge over 2nd Street,

  • Bicycle plate change underway on Milton-Madison Bridge

    Construction crews have started work to change the bicycle plates on the Milton-Madison Bridge. The work – which will smooth the bridge transition for bicycle traffic - involves changing the plates in each shoulder on each end of the truss bridge.
    Milling work is expected to take about two weeks. Once that is completed, the new plates will be installed. Work will occur at one location at a time and will require no lane closures - only shoulder closures. The work will not impact the pedestrian walkway.

  • Bridge approach meeting set
  • Bridge earns prestigious award

    Staff Report
    The American Public Works Association has named the Milton-Madison Bridge the winner of this year’s APWA Award in the Bridge Category in Kentucky. The award was presented during the APWA’s State Chapter Annual conference being held in Louisville last week.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge subject of KET documentary next week

    Staff Report
    The history-making Milton-Madison Bridge Project will be featured in a 30-minute documentary on Kentucky Educational Television in early September, with a late-August sneak preview taking place in Madison.
    “The Milton-Madison Bridge: History on the Ohio” tells the story of how a new bridge connecting the communities of Milton and Madison came to be built and the innovative approach that made it a reality – despite several formidable challenges.

  • Bridge up for top national awards

    Indiana and Kentucky’s transportation departments are encouraging the public to vote for the Milton-Madison Bridge Project in a national competition for the best transportation project.
    Voting for the People’s Choice Award in the America’s Transportation Awards competition is taking place online. To vote, simply go to votemmbridge.com. Each person may cast up to 10 ballots per day through September 11.

  • Work resumes on Ohio River bridge

    Staff Report
    Work resumed on the Milton-Madison Bridge this week as the construction crew modifies bearings on the pedestrian walkway. This requires raising the sidewalk slightly, approximately an inch, in some areas, according to a statement from the Milton-Madison Bridge Project.

  • Historic Milton-Madison Bridge slide documented