Transportation Cabinet awards contracts for seven highway projects in District 10
JACKSON, Ky. — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded contracts totaling more than $7.1 million for seven highway projects within the Department of Highways District 10.
Contracts awarded as part of the June 2014 letting are:
- A $1,030,975.29 contract to replace a bridge on KY 36 over Beaver Creek in Menifee County. The project is to be completed within 150 working days once construction starts.
- A $283,065.49 contract to replace guardrail end treatments on US 460 and KY 114 in Magoffin County and US 460 in Morgan County. The project is to be completed by Jan. 30.
- A $346,413.06 contract to make safety improvements at the intersection of KY 1010 and KY 3356 in Wolfe County. The project is to be completed within 30 working days once construction starts.
- A $489,246.56 contract to resurface 1.88 miles of KY 587 and 3.55 miles of KY 2016 in Lee County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 30.
- A $318,561.55 contract to resurface 1.34 miles of KY 2024 and two sections of KY 2025 totaling 2.73 miles in Owsley County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 30.
- A $333,520.67 contract to resurface 2.42 miles of KY 746 and 1.15 miles of KY 1653 in Wolfe County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 30.
In addition, a $4,388,742.76 contract from the December 2013 letting was awarded. It is for reconstruction of KY 172 between milepoints 8.0 and 10.4 in Morgan County. The work is to be completed within 220 working days once construction starts.
The Department of Highways District 10 consists of 10 counties – Breathitt, Estill, Lee, Magoffin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Powell and Wolfe – in east-central and southeastern Kentucky. The district office is located in Jackson.
Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Motorists are asked to drive with caution in work zones and be aware of workers, traffic control devices and construction equipment when traveling in areas where projects are ongoing.