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Contact:  Natasha F. Lacy
Public Information Officer
District 7 - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
KYTC.District7Info@ky.gov
(859) 246-2355
(859) 246-2689 ext. 265
http://transportation.ky.gov/District-7
 
Project Awarded to Expand Roadway Near new BCTC Campus
Widened section of Newtown Pike will mean improved safety, access
 
LEXINGTON, Ky. (February 25, 2013) — A project to widen a section of Newtown Pike (KY 922) in Fayette County to five lanes in anticipation of the new
Bluegrass Community and Technical College campus has been awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
 
The $3 million project involves widening Newtown Pike from West Fourth Street to West Loudon Avenue to improve safety, operations and access for the new campus scheduled to open this fall at the old Eastern State Hospital property.
 
Preliminary work, such as erosion control and removal of a historic fence, began
Feb. 20.
 
The contract, which has a completion date of Dec. 15, 2013, was awarded to Bluegrass Contracting Corp. for $3,022,078.
 
 
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