Today Governor Andy Beshear gave an update with Transportation Cabinet Chief, Jim Gray and gave a Target date for opening of Brent Spence Bridge of December 23.
Governor Beshear reported that through inspection of the bridge and laboratory analysis, that the bridge's structure has not been compromised from a crash last week on the bridge.
"The bridge as a structure is still safe, sound and sturdy. The public will be able to drive on that bridge again with full confidence," said Beshear.
This article will be updated to detail more of the bridge damage, process for studying the damage and potential impact for a companion bridge in the future.