Asian carp are an invasive species that threaten native fish.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is pushing a proposal to locate a port along the Ohio River.
Kentucky and Indiana signed an agreement a year ago to begin preliminary work toward building the bridge.
A RiverLink report says the average weekday crossings on all three bridges increased 12 percent from January to March.
The increase is due in part to grain and coal exports – the kind that could see major changes under Trump administration trade reforms.
A new bridge spanning the Ohio River has been named after the 19th Century explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
Motorists will start paying tolls on Dec. 30 to cross three Ohio River bridges.
The East End bridge will connect the Prospect area in Kentucky to the Utica area in Indiana.
Rose Island was a popular destination during the 1920s and 30s, until a devastating flood forced the owners to abandon it.
The over $2 billion project will relieve traffic congestion for Louisville and southern Indiana.