Officials anticipate breaking ground in late 2023 and hope to have much of the work done by 2029.
“Ohio and Kentucky have been discussing the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project for almost two decades, and now, we can finally move beyond the talk and get to work,” said Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, in a statement.
Ohio and Kentucky are also spending state dollars on the project. Its estimated total price tag has grown to about $3.6 billion because of inflation and rising construction costs, officials said.