lane closures and restrictions 300HENDERSON, Ky. (9/27/13) – A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans night maintenance work along the southbound side of the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges starting Monday night, Sept. 30.

The contractor will using specialized high-strength concrete to make spot repairs on the driving surface of the southbound bridge deck.  

Work will start at 7 p.m. each evening.  The work zone will be taken down by 6 a.m. the following morning.

Southbound motorists should be alert for slowing and merging traffic as they approach the bridge.  Caution is required where equipment, flaggers, and maintenance personnel are working along the bridge in close proximity to traffic flow.

The work is expected to take two to three nights to complete.

The US 41 Twin Bridges, also known as the Bi-State Viet Nam Gold Star Memorial Bridges, are located at US 41 mile point 19.649 about a mile south of the Kentucky-Indiana State Line.  They carry approximately 37,000 vehicles per day across the Ohio River between Henderson, KY, and Evansville, IN.

The bridges are located about a mile downstream from the confluence of the Green River and the Ohio River at Ohio River navigation mile point 786.8.

The northbound bridge was opened to traffic on July 4, 1932. The southbound bridge was opened to traffic on Dec. 16, 1965.

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