Project Information
Project description:

Develop, design, build, finance, operate and maintain East End Crossing including a tolled bridge facility and associated roadway and facilities across the Ohio River; connecting I-265/KY 841 (Gene Snyder Freeway) in Kentucky with S.R. 265 (Lee Hamilton Highway) in Indiana.

The scheme is part of the larger Ohio River Bridges Project (US$2.5bn) in Louisville-Southern Indiana region, which involves three major components:

  • a new East End Bridge (PPP Procurement)
  • a new Downtown Bridge (Design-Build Procurement)
  • the reconstruction of the Kennedy Interchange, where I-64, I-65 and I-71 converge

A final request for proposals will be issued to the shortlisted teams in late July 2012.

Related headlines:
30/01/2014 - Bilfinger acquires US bridge stake
08/10/2013 - RFPs due for Ohio River Bridges P3
28/03/2013 - Financial close on Indiana bridge
06/03/2013 - Indiana raises bonds for Ohio Bridges
01/03/2013 - Financial close due for Indiana bridge P3
07/01/2013 - US states settle Ohio River Bridges P3 lawsuit
02/01/2013 - Ohio River Bridges P3 confirmed 
19/11/2012 - Preferred bidder for Indiana bridges P3
29/10/2012 - Bids in for Ohio River Bridges P3
17/10/2012 - State agreement signed for Ohio River Bridges
22/06/2012 - Ohio River Bridges gets FHA green light
24/04/2012 - Shortlist for $2.6bn Ohio River Bridges
13/04/2012 - Bidders line-up for Ohio bridge
08/03/2012 - RFQ for Indiana’s Ohio River Bridges P3
02/02/2012 - Design-build for Ohio River Bridges 
05/01/2012 - Ohio River bridges scheme to be split
12/10/2011 - 28 firms respond to Ohio River RFI
13/09/2011 - RFI launched for Ohio River Bridges

Type: PPP
Sector: Roads & streetlights
Region: USA
Current status: Project Signed - 28/03/2013
Contract Terms
Duration: 35 years
Capital value: US$763.00m
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: The Louisville and Southern Indiana Bridges Authority
Indiana Finance Authority
Public sector contact: Sarah Rubin, Project Manager
Indiana Finance Authority
Tel: +1 317 234-7701

Angela Nichols
Indiana Department of Transport
Tel: +1 812 282 7493 (ext.227)
Private Sector Details
Consortium name: WVB East End Partners
Private sector shareholders: Vinci Plc - Shareholders
Bilfinger - Shareholders
Walsh Investors - Shareholders
Private Sector Shortlist
Consortium name: East End Mobility Partners
Private sector shareholders: SNC Lavalin - Shareholders
John Laing - Shareholders
Consortium name: Ohio River Mobility Group
Private sector shareholders: ACS Infrastructure - Shareholders
Hochtief - Shareholders
Skanska USA Civil - Shareholders
Dragados S.A - Shareholders
Consortium name: Ohio River Transportation Partners
Private sector shareholders: InfraRed Capital Partners - Shareholders
Balfour Beatty Plc - Shareholders
Kiewit Corporation - Shareholders

This page was last updated on:
30 January 2014.


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