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Incredibly High Demand for RiverLink Transponders

January 2, 2017



Scores of drivers being introduced to RiverLink, the new, all-electronic tolling system for the Ohio River Bridges Project, are opening accounts and ordering transponders. Incredibly high demand for RiverLink transponders means supplies are being depleted more quickly than anticipated. All remaining RiverLink local and RiverLink E-ZPass transponders are expected to be distributed early this week.
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Tolling Scheduled to Begin Early Friday

December 29, 2016



Tolling on the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project is scheduled to begin tomorrow. Tolling is scheduled to begin at 4 a.m. Friday, December 30 on the new SR 265 Lewis and Clark Bridge, the new I-65 Abraham Lincoln Bridge and the improved I-65 Kennedy Bridge.
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Tolling On Ohio River Bridges to begin December 30

December 13, 2016



Tolling on the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project is scheduled to begin Friday, December 30. Tolled bridges include the new I-65 Abraham Lincoln Bridge, the improved I-65 Kennedy Bridge and the new Lewis And Clark Bridge.
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Tolling Coming Soon

November 30, 2016



The Tolling Body for the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project today approved a resolution for tolling to begin when final system production readiness testing is complete and representatives for the states agree the toll collection system should be implemented.
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RiverLink Motorcycle Transponders

September 9, 2016



Motorcyclists who have been waiting to open RiverLink accounts have a recommendation on which transponder to use.
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Thousands Have Opened RiverLink Accounts

August 26, 2016



Thousands of people have opened RiverLink accounts during the first month of operations. More than 4,000 people have opened personal accounts, and more than 100 businesses have opened commercial accounts.
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Cameras Are Being Installed For System Testing

August 4, 2016



Tolling won’t begin until late this year, but drivers may soon notice cameras in place on the toll gantry located at the north end of the Abraham Lincoln Bridge, near Court Avenue.
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State Leaders Approve Toll Policy For RiverLink

May 11, 2016



Transportation and finance leaders from Indiana and Kentucky voted today to approve several measures preparing for the start of RiverLink, the new, all-electronic tolling system making the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project possible.
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Recommendations Made For Vehicle Classification

May 9, 2016



Indiana and Kentucky transportation officials are releasing recommendations for the vehicle classification system for RiverLink, the new, all-electronic tolling system making the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project possible.
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General News Coverage

Feb 29, 2016



Below are links to news coverage on the RiverLink all-electronic toll system, featuring information on how to use the system, transponder types, toll rates and more.



Open Houses To Introduce Drivers To All‐Electronic Tolling

Jan 27, 2016



Tolling isn’t expected to begin until late this year, but now is the time for residents to learn more about RiverLink. RiverLink is the new, all-electronic tolling system making the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project possible.
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  • First Public Briefing on New Tolling System

    Nov 09, 2015


    2015-11-09 Tolling Briefing Media Advisory | Download PDF

  • 2016 Pegasus Pin Features Lincoln Bridge

    Jan 26, 2016


    The Kentucky Derby Festival unveiled one of the first signs of spring this morning – the 2016 Pegasus Pin image. This year’s pin design features the newly opened Abraham Lincoln Bridge and was released as part of a sponsorship announcement with RiverLink, the new all-electronic tolling system making the Louisville-Southern Indana Ohio River Bridges Project possible. Download Zip

  • November 10th Public Briefing News Coverage

    Nov 11, 2015


    “Louisville-area toll bridge system to be called RiverLink” | November 10 | WDRB | Read More...


    Public Briefing on Ohio River Bridges Tolling System Scheduled for November 10” | November 9 | Toll Roads News | Read More...


    CREWS DISMANTLE TOWER CRANE AT DOWNTOWN CROSSING (VIDEO)” | November 4 | Construction Equipment | Read More...


    “Centerpiece of Ohio River Project nearly complete; set to open to traffic in December” | November 5 | Equipment World’s Better Roads | Read More...

  • “Name of toll system for Ohio River Bridges revealed” | November 10 | WDRB | Read More...


    “Payment options set for Ohio River bridges” | November 10 | Courier-Journal | Read More...


    “RiverLink unveiled as new bridges tolling brand” | November 10 | News and Tribune | Read More...


    “DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD November 10, 2015” | November 10 | WHAS11 | Read More...


    “What you need to know about the tolling system for the new bridges” | November 10 | Business First | Read More...


    “More Details On How Tolls Will Work On The Downtown Bridges” | November 10 | WFPL | Read More...


    “Ohio River Bridges Project unveils new tolling system: RiverLink” | November 10 | WAVE3 | Read More...



RiverLink Media Contact

Mindy is introducing drivers to RiverLink, the all-electronic tolling system that is making the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project possible. Mindy is working to ensure drivers know their options and have the information they need well in advance of the start of tolling.


Mindy has been a part of the Ohio River Bridges Project, one of the largest transportation projects in the country, since before the first shovel of dirt was turned. She leads media relations and public outreach for the Downtown Crossing.


Contact her though our form here.

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