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Economic and Fiscal Analysis of Ohio River Bridges

ohioriverbridges.jpgFor the Indiana Finance Authority, EDR Group performed an analysis of economic and business impacts associated with construction and completion of two new bridges on the Ohio River in the Louisville area.

The analysis included:

  • quantitative regional analysis of the earnings, output and employment implications of building the bridges,
  • assessment of the regional societal benefits of the bridges for the greater Louisville Region,
  • descriptive analysis of potential effects on the Indiana business environment in the immediate vicinity of the bridges and
  • fiscal analysis of revenues associated with new land and building development stimulated or attracted by bridge completion. The proposed Ohio River Bridges project also calls for inclusion of tolls on two highways

Final Economic Impact Report

Ohio River Bridges Project Website

Presentation from Public Hearing 4/26/12

TRB Paper, Combining Financial Analysis with Cost-Benefit and Impact Analysis for the Ohio River Bridges

 

Select Press Coverage:

News & Tribune 4/17/12

Louisville Business First 4/17/12

News & Tribune 6/20/12