Settlement Paves Way For $2.6B Ohio River Bridge Project

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 3:41 PM EST) -- The state transportation departments of Kentucky and Indiana agreed Friday to pay $1.7 million to settle a long-running suit brought by an environmental group and a historic preservation group that sought to block a $2.6 billion project to construct new bridges across the Ohio River.

The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet struck the deal with River Fields Inc. and The National Trust for Historic Preservation, which jointly filed suit in 2009 claiming the project infringed on federally protected parklands and historic sites....
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