LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Construction of the new east end bridge is underway and officials are warning that traffic will be affected due to blasts.
Blasting will start around 2 p.m. on Thursday and Friday for the new tunnel near the intersection of U.S. 42 and Kentucky 841. Traffic will come to a halt at that time.
The east end bridge crossing will connect Utica, Indiana and Prospect, Kentucky.
A second new bridge is scheduled to be built near downtown Louisville.