No bids for historic home that forced East End tunnel

No bids for historic home that forced East End tunnel
Drumanard is located at 6401 Wolf Pen Branch Road in Prospect.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An auction for a historic mansion in Louisville received no bids. Now, transportation officials are going back to the drawing board.

The state purchased the 10,000 square foot Drumanard Estate for more than $8 million as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project. Crews had to tunnel under the historic home, to build the East End Bridge.

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The home went up for auction with a starting bid of $3.5 million.

The state said they are re-evaluating the property and what to do next.

Meanwhile, taxpayers are footing the bill for maintenance.

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