City waiting on installation of lighted handrails
The final touches are being made on the Big Four pedestrian and bicycling bridge, with the most recent opening date slated for mid-to-late May.
Stymied by a barricade, walkers and bicyclists crossing the Ohio River on the Big Four Bridge can only peer into Jeffersonville before turning back and returning to Louisville.
But once the ramp from the pedestrian/bicycle trail is completed on the Indiana side — sometime early next year — it will deposit folks in the heart of downtown Jeffersonville.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Construction surrounds it, historic buildings line it, it is home to a number of local businesses and now, across the country, it’s been recognized as the street of the week by Smart Growth America.
When the conversion of the former railroad bridge crossing the Ohio River began, the concept was that residents of Southern Indiana and Louisville could have easy access to the amenities on the other side of the river.
A partnership between the Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Association and Jeffersonville Main Street is providing funds to help downtown homeowners maintain and fix up their homes.
The Schimpff’s Confectionery owners will be facing an uphill task in trying to recreate a Swedish peppermint stick known as a polkagris, or polka-dancing pig, in an inaugural international candy-making competition being held in Gränna, Sweden.
It's a half-million dollar welcome mat at the base of the Big Four Bridge in Jeffersonville -- a redesigned Chestnut Street that will connect to the bridge.
Jeffersonville Main Street, Inc.
Jeffersonville Main Street Inc. is a nonprofit organization working to continue the revitalization of the commercial and residential districts of downtown Jeffersonville, Indiana. We use a four-point approach that includes economic restructuring, design, promotion, and organization.
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