Widower sues RiverLink after late wife charged for tolls – and wins
Widower sues RiverLink after late wife charged for tolls – and wins

Toll officials have yet to respond to the 2017 lawsuit filed in Washington County, Indiana or pay a default judgment in the case.

RiverLink late fees making up double-digit share of toll network’s revenue
RiverLink late fees making up double-digit share of toll network’s revenue

Late fees accounted for more than 10 percent of all toll revenue on the Ohio River bridges in the last 12 months, an analysis shows.

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SUNDAY EDITION | East End tunnel needed additional repairs after sprinkler system fixed
SUNDAY EDITION | East End tunnel needed additional repairs after sprinkler system fixed

Emails obtained by WDRB News indicate that sensors meant to keep pipes in the tunnel from freezing were installed in the wrong place.

June 8th, 4:39 pm by Marcus Green
Kentucky lifts hazmat ban in tunnel near East End bridge
Kentucky lifts hazmat ban in tunnel near East End bridge

The ban had been in place since mid-January after damage to the highway tunnel's sprinkler system.

May 18th, 11:16 am by Marcus Green
Repairs to East End tunnel close to complete, spokesman says
Repairs to East End tunnel close to complete, spokesman says

Shipments of hazardous materials have been banned from the tunnel since mid-January following damage to the sprinkler system.

May 10th, 5:08 pm by Marcus Green
Damaged section of Kennedy Bridge was part of $22 million repair work in 2016
Damaged section of Kennedy Bridge was part of $22 million repair work in 2016

Kentucky officials haven’t yet concluded why the expansion joint became dislodged or if other joints on the bridge may be susceptible to similar failures.

April 12th, 3:59 pm by Marcus Green
It cost nearly $16 million to run RiverLink last year. Where did that money go?
It cost nearly $16 million to run RiverLink last year. Where did that money go?

The toll network is run by a web of consultants, contractors, subcontractors and state workers that stretched from Texas to the Philippines during the first year of tolls in 2017.

March 28th, 3:28 pm by Marcus Green
RiverLink expands amnesty program for unpaid tolls, late fees
RiverLink expands amnesty program for unpaid tolls, late fees

Drivers with unpaid tolls and late fees could reap “substantial savings” by signing up for RiverLink accounts that use transponders and stop getting bills in the mail.

March 20th, 12:24 pm by Marcus Green
Death penalty trial delayed after public defender's office accused of concealing bullet casings for six years
Death penalty trial delayed after public defender's office accused of concealing bullet casings for six years

“How is this not tampering with physical evidence?” Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Susan Schultz Gibson asked twice in court on Wednesday after learning about the issue. “I have a tremendous concern about that. … You can’t make this stuff up.”

February 23rd, 1:02 pm by Jason Riley
RiverLink meets toll collection goals in first year, officials say
RiverLink meets toll collection goals in first year, officials say

Kentucky and Indiana took in and evenly split $80 million in 2017, exceeding projections of about $75.6 million in part due to more traffic than expected, according to Kentucky and Indiana toll officials.

January 26th, 6:00 pm by Marcus Green
Ex-RiverLink marketing firm sued for failing to pay subcontractor
Ex-RiverLink marketing firm sued for failing to pay subcontractor

New West LLC, which Kentucky hired on behalf of both states in 2014, owes $17,000 and interest to In.Mode Marketing of Louisville for managing RiverLink social media, In.Mode alleges in court documents.

January 22nd, 5:38 pm by Marcus Green
Repairs to East End tunnel sprinkler system set to start this week
Repairs to East End tunnel sprinkler system set to start this week

Cold weather has delayed the start of the work meant to assess damage to a fire safety system inside the 1,700-foot-long tunnel near the Lewis and Clark Bridge.,

January 16th, 10:18 am by Marcus Green
Software glitch results in damage to East End tunnel fire safety system
Software glitch results in damage to East End tunnel fire safety system

By closing the tunnel to shipments of potentially harmful chemicals and other substances, those vehicles would be forced to cross the Ohio River on the Interstate 65 bridges downtown or via the I-64 Sherman Minton Bridge.

January 12th, 3:15 pm by Marcus Green
Developer submits plan for 68 apartments in Grocers Ice building downtown
Developer submits plan for 68 apartments in Grocers Ice building downtown

Kentucky state government has yet to formally approve the sale more than 2 ½ months after opening bids on three properties purchased as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project. But lawyers at the Finance and Administration Cabinet are expected to do a final review as early as next week.

December 27th, 6:06 pm by Marcus Green
Kentucky, Indiana crafting 'get well plan' for RiverLink toll woes
Kentucky, Indiana crafting 'get well plan' for RiverLink toll woes

The move comes as Kentucky and Indiana acknowledge customer service difficulties during RiverLink’s first year, including long wait times, erroneous invoices and improper late fees.

December 18th, 4:27 pm by Marcus Green
SUNDAY EDITION | Call wait times climb as RiverLink nears one-year mark
SUNDAY EDITION | Call wait times climb as RiverLink nears one-year mark

The Ohio River toll bridges appear to be on track to meet their revenue goals. But glitches, errors and customer service complaints have dogged the cashless toll network’s inaugural year.

December 15th, 6:58 pm by Marcus Green

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