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.
Kentucky and Indiana officials addressed hundreds of potential contractors and others Wednesday, on getting the two Ohio River bridges built.
It’s the anniversary of the Great Ohio River Flood of 1937 and a community that played a significant role in the recovery is remembering the anniversary.