Ohio River Bridges–East End Crossing Project Earns Envision® Platinum Award
The Ohio River Bridges–East End Crossing (ORB-EEC) project, a long planned collaboration between the State of Indiana and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, has recently earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision Platinum sustainable infrastructure award. When finalized, the ORB-EEC project will address cross-river mobility challenges in the Louisville Metropolitan Area, will improve safety and alleviate traffic congestion, and will integrate with existing highways, while stimulating the economy of the Louisville-Southern Indiana region. The ORB-EEC received the highest Envision sustainable infrastructure rating, earning the Platinum award. The Ohio River Bridges–East End Crossing project is the one of the highest value transportation projects to achieve Platinum status.
The press release
contains more information including details about the three Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system categories the project scored highest in (Quality of Life, Leadership, and Climate and Risk).
For More Information:
ISI and the Envision program
APWA's Center for Sustainability