If tolls aren’t the answer, what is?

by Scott Wartman Cincinnati.com 1/30/13 Fierce opposition from residents and politicians in Northern Kentucky over tolls has many searching for other options to finance the $2.5 billion Brent Spence Bridge replacement. But tolls are becoming more common around the country as alternative funding sources dwindle, national experts say. A raise in the federal gas tax and a...

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Brent Spence Bridge idea tossed around – Private financing sought, backers contend, since federal government won’t give $2.4B

Cincinnati.com 1/16/13 ERLANGER – Transportation and business officials made a pitch Tuesday to Northern Kentucky leaders to allow for private financing for the Brent Spence Bridge. Otherwise, the new Interstate 71/75 bridge won’t get built before 2030, leaders with the Build Our New Bridge Now Coalition and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet told a crowd at...

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