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Brent Spence Bridge Bypass?
Which Road do we Follow? Brent Spence Bridge or By-Pass?
Tuesday November 17, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Holiday Inn Eastgate
4501 Eastgate Blvd
Cincinnati, OH 45245
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Is the bridge the only way?

Explore options pertaining to the current bridge dilemma. 

Is the bridge the only way? 
Is a By-pass a feasible alternative?

Join us at the session to be informed on the pros and cons of both options. 

The plan $3.6 billion plan offered by Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments is known as the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project.  

The Kentucky legislature in 2014 and 2015 did not support the legislation required to enable the BSBCP to move forward. 

The heated discussions and resulting impasse allowed the private sector time to develop an alternate plan to build a 68 mile, four lane expressway on the east side of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky at a cost of $1.1 billion and make more moderate improvements to the Brent Spence Bridge. 

EmpowerU volunteers will collect questions from the audience and the moderator will ask the questions. Then sit back and let the chips fall where they may. 

Years of study and millions of dollars spent and Empower U has it all in one hour and a half session!

Jon Meyer recently retired as Secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet where he oversaw a budget of over $3 billion and over 2600 employees. He served in the General Assembly for 15 years as State Representative and State Senator. He was senior policy advisor for State Auditor Crit Luallen. 

He has a lengthy record of legislative and policy successes, from sponsoring the 1990 incentive legislation for the Delta Airlines expanision at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport and the legislation that brought Fidelity Investments to Covington to reform of the Kentucky Unemployment Insurance program in 2010 which adopted a plan to restore fiscal balance to the program and was supported by both the business and labor communities and approved by the General Assembly. 
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