Mindy Peterson

Possible Highway Would Connect Natcher Bridge, I-69

Jul 11, 2019

A possible highway connecting William H. Natcher Bridge and Interstate 69 is in the initial study phase, and officials are asking for public input. 

Chris Light / Wikimedia Commons

The I-69 Ohio River Crossing (ORX) Project Team recently sent letters to 700 property owners letting them know the team will conduct non-invasive surveys and research on their property. 

The team is also checking bridges for signs of bats and examining the soil to determine the boundaries of wetlands.

I-69 bridge proposals tweaked

Jun 19, 2018

The group heading up the I-69 bridge project has announced some “refinements” to its 3 proposals. 

The I-69 Ohio River Crossing Project Team says the changes reflect public input gathered from surveys, community conversations, and a booth at Henderson’s Tri-Fest in April.

The two “west alternatives” have been adjusted to reduce impacts to homes, businesses, and a cemetery along and near the Henderson Strip.

A change to the central alternative is designed to improve access to businesses along the strip and on U.S. 60.

I-69 ORX updates progress

Dec 14, 2017

A group working toward an I-69 bridge connecting Evansville and Henderson says it’s making progress on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement. 

Mindy Peterson of I-69 Ohio River Crossing – or ORX – told reporters the group has gathered a tremendous amount of information and expects to deliver more during open houses in early February…

("We're talking about much more information regarding right-of-way, bridge configuration, cost, funding.")

Residents comment on I-69 bridge proposals

Aug 1, 2017
John Gibson

Dozens of people attended the first of two open houses to learn more about proposed corridors for an I-69 bridge connecting Evansville and Henderson. 

I-69 Ohio River Crossing spokeswoman Mindy Peterson told the gathering at Milestones that officials want to hear from the public about the 3 proposed paths, two of which would eliminate the Twin Bridges.

WNIN News asked consultant Dan Prevost if tolls on a new bridge, and possibly on one or two of the Twin Bridges are a certainty…