Ohio River Bridges: Walsh Construction Earns $1 Million Bonus and Officials Set Opening Date for East End Bridge.

The Courier-Journal reports, “Walsh Construction Co., the primary contractor on the Downtown Crossing portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project, is in line to receive a bonus of around $1 million for substantial completion of its work more than three weeks ahead of the schedule that’s called for in its contract, project officials have confirmed. Any incentives for the contractor on the East End bridge, WVB East End Partners, have not been announced.” [Links added.] The report adds, “The weekend of Dec. 17-18 has been set as a target for opening the East End bridge, and tolls could be levied on Ohio River crossers even before that date.”