Milton-Madison Bridge Article Archive



December 2014
Dignitaries, area residents celebrate bridge opening



November 2014
Kentucky, Indiana dignitaries dedicate the new Milton-Madison
Bridge completion



November 2014
Let the party begin –
the new bridge
is finally complete!


August 2014
Restoring Madison’s
Jaycee Park,
Milton boat ramp
under way


May 2014
Traffic now flowing across the new Milton-Madison Bridge


April 2014
Bridge Slide
set for April 9


April 2014
Bridge closure
now extended
to mid-April


March 2014
The current
consensus is that
we have a bridge
with no name


February 2014
Riverfront assets
on both sides of
Ohio River to be
rebuilt as bridge
project ends



January 2014
Final phase nears
in Milton-Madison
Bridge Project


January 2014
City of Madison
given two steel
beams from
old bridge


January 2014
Madison Mayor
lobbies INDOT
to tackle new
bridge approach


Sept. 19, 2013
Final implosion of Old Milton-Madison Bridge


August 1, 2013
550-foot implosion
of old Milton-Madison

July 23, 2013
700-foot implosion
of old Milton-Madison


July 2013
Bridge Project
nears completion


July 2013
City of Madison to
hold ‘Bridge Slide
Party’ July 27
at riverfront

May 2013
New bridge
truss to open to
traffic in mid-May

February 2013
New bridge truss
to open to traffic
in late April


January 2013
Workers complete
steel truss portion of
Milton-Madison Bridge


January 2013
Volunteer group
planning bridge
opening party


January 2013
Wildlife officials
conduct joint effort
to protect falcons


December 2012
Bridge construction
puts hurt on businesses
located on both sides
of Ohio River


December 2012
Next phase will divert
traffic onto new truss


October 2012
Dry weather puts bridge
work back on track


July 2012
Bridge worker’s death
revives legend of
previous tragedies

May 2012
Closure allows Walsh to attach temporary approach ramps


April 2012
New 3-ton limit
adds pain to bridge
construction delays


February 2012
Walsh Construction
plans first bridge
closure on April 25-29

January 2012
Construction on bridge
continues despite recent
rain and flooding

July 2011
Milton-Madison Bridge construction
in full swing


February 2011
DNR officials move
falcon nest for bridge


February 2011
Trucks to be banned
from bridges during construction

January 2011
Community celebrates
kickoff of history
making bridge project

December 2010
Getting the word out on the bridge construction kickoff

December 2010
Work begins on Milton-
Madison Bridge project


November 2010
Contractor to build new
bridge by closing current
one only 10 days

November 2010
Area officials, business
owners skeptical of
bridge plan


October 2010
Bridge dedication
in 1929 gave hope to Depression-era crowd

October 2010
Madison to hold its
own bridge


October 2010
Milton-Madison Bridge
to close only 10 days during construction
of new bridge

September 2010
Bridge construction
contract revised for
shorter closure


August 2010
Madison area groups
put heads together
to decide how to
spend bridge dollars

July 2010
Milton-Madison Bridge
Project expected to let
bids in September


April 2010
Pending bridge closure
is forcing us to get
into proper mindset

April 2010
Milton-Madison Bridge
project to save, restore
historic 1929 film


March 2010
Bridge project gets
$20 million in federal
stimulus funding

February 2010
Impending bridge
closure will have
community scrambling


January 2010
Bridge closing to cause
some job losses,
construction gains

January 2010
How long does it take
to build a bridge?
Only time will tell

December 2009
La Grange prepare
for competition
if bridge closes


December 2009
Madison, Milton to
receive money to
offset bridge closure


October 2009
replacement is the
best bridge option,
officials say

September 2009
Ferry service during a
bridge closure would
be free, run 24 hours


September 2009
Can Milton, Madison
survive a longterm
bridge closure?

August 2009
Field work for Milton-
Madison Bridge project
gets under way


July 2009
Proposal explores
pedestrian use of
Milton-Madison Bridge

July 2009
Details of bridge project
explored by participants
in online forum


June 2009
Four bridge options
selected for
detailed study

April 2009
State to enforce
weight limits on
Milton-Madison Bridge


March 2009
Cable stay bridges
are popular designs
among area residents

February 2009
Public to voice opinions
on bridge design at
February meeting


January 2009
Six locations being
examined for future
Milton-Madison Bridge

December 2008
Possible sites for
Milton-Madison Bridge
discussed at meeting


September 2008
Kentucky officials
announce kickoff
of bridge study

August 2008
Bi-state agreement
signed for study on new
Ohio River Bridge


September 2007
Minnesota bridge
collapse leaves local
commuters wary


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