Category Archives: Ford Rd. Bridge

DNR Public Hearing on Ford Road Bridge

A public hearing is scheduled for February 6th at 5:30pm at Zionsville Town Hall (1100 West Oak St.) in the Beverly Harves Meeting Room. It is unknown whether any other representatives will be present (town, county, engineer, etc.) beyond the … Continue reading

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Ford Road Bridge Status

It appears that the ongoing saga of the Ford Road bridge is not finished yet. Late in January, the Boone County Council voted to commit $500,000 to the construction of a concrete bridge with wooden railings. This is a last … Continue reading

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Ford Road Bridge FAQ

How much was lost by the county in taxpayer funds throughout this process (1995-2013)? Answer: Approximate expenditures by the County on the bridge project starting in 1995 are as follows: Year Expenditure Comment 1995-2006 $300,000 concrete bridge engineering fees 2007-2008 … Continue reading

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Ford Road Bridge

If the Boone County Council chooses to not reinstate necessary funds to replace the Ford Road bridge (in other words…defunding) on Tuesday, October 9th at 8:30am in the Annex in Lebanon, approximately $2,580,000 in federal funds and engineer/design costs to … Continue reading

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Boone County Commissioners Vote on Ford Road Bridge Project

The Boone County Commissioners on Monday voted 2-1 to continue moving forward with the existing plan to replace the Ford Road bridge with an historic iron truss bridge. Commissioners Applegate and Eaton voted in favor while Commissioner Wolfe voted against.

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