• Time-lapse video of Milton-Madison Bridge Project

    The time-lapse video at right chronicles the Milton-Madison Bridge Project from the beginning of construction in the Spring of 2011 through the historic bridge slide three years later.

  • Governors Lead Dedication Ceremony

    Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear and Ind. Gov. Mike Pence led a ceremony Tuesday, October 28 at the Brown Gym in Madison, Ind. to dedicate the new Milton-Madison Bridge. The governors were joined by other dignitaries in praising the spirit of cooperation and paying tribute to the innovative engineering that led to the successful completion of the project. The event was attended by several hundred people.



  • Time-Lapse of Historic Bridge Slide

    Sliding a half-mile bridge weighing 30 million pounds is not only an amazing feet, it’s historic. When the Milton-Madison Bridge slid 55 feet onto permanent piers, it was the largest bridge slide of its type in North America, perhaps the world. On April 10, 2014, the historic slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge was complete. The time-lapse video on the right shows this incredible engineering task in about a minute.

  • Sidewalk Open image.

    Sidewalk Open

    The sidewalk opened for pedestrian use October 28 following the dedication ceremony. Citizens of Madison and Milton began immediately enjoying the new experience. The old bridge did not have a sidewalk.

traffic alerts

  • The traffic cones have been removed from the Milton-Madison Bridge and the normal speed limit of 35 MPH has been reinstated. With the onset of winter weather, crews are unable to continue the touch-up painting on the truss. As a result, the remaining touch-up work will resume in the spring of 2015.



construction update


    • Touch-up painting to resume in Spring 2015
    • Pedestrian walkway open
    • Vaughn Drive reopened