BRADENTON, Fla. — Kentucky and Ohio are forming a bi-state management team to determine how to finance a new, $2.5 billion bridge over the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Covington, Ky.

An agreement outlining the terms of how the two states will cooperatively build a new bridge adjacent to the existing, double-deck Brent Spence Bridge was signed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday.

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