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East End Crossing By Marcus H. von der Hofen The East End Crossing project, currently under construction by WVB East End Partners, will connect the east end of Louisville, KY, near Prospect, KY, to southern Indiana, near Utica, IN. The Kentucky approach to the new bridge will extend I-265 (the Gene Snyder Freeway, also known as KY 841) from its current termination at U.S. 42 to the bridge, adding a new four-lane (two northbound, two southbound), 1.4 mile section. The Indiana approach will also Fig. 1: Overview of project Fig. 2: Satellite image showing proposed tunnel under Drumanard Estate Fig. 3: Close-up satellite image of Gene Snyder Freeway entrance to the Kentucky Tunnel Fig. 4: Gene Snyder Freeway entrance construction site Fig. 5: 196,000 yd3 (150,000 m3) of rock and dirt excavated for the tunnel 14 Shotcrete • Spring 2016


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