KY 32 Redesign in Rowan & Elliott Counties

​Since 2009, engineers have been drafting ways to reconstruct KY 32 from Elliottville in Rowan County to Newfoundland in Elliott County to improve safety and highway system efficiency. Click the timeline for details.

More recently, the project has received federal approval and is moving into final design. Updates to this page are coming soon!

What's the latest project news?
 

 The Story So Far ...

 

​A planning study in 2008 and 2009 determined a mile-wide corridor within which roadway improvements could be developed. In the last three years, engineers have developed and analyzed six specific highway alignments within that corridor. (Click the timeline above to see specific milestones.) A wide range of alternatives, including new roadways to the north or south, have been considered and engineers have met frequently with the public to gather more information.

The result? A preliminary preferred alternative - Alternative 3 - has received location approval by the Federal Highway Administration.
 

IMPORTANT PROJECT INFO 

Preliminary Preferred Alternative (No. 3) as proposed in January 2013


PAST PROJECT LINKS
 
 
Matrix listing information about alternatives considered

Download the handout from the October 2011 public meeting in Sandy Hook

View an interactive map of preliminary alternatives presented at the 2011 public meetings. (Large file!)

Fact sheet listing details of all past project alternatives

 

 Preliminary Preferred Alternative

 

More information about this now-selected alternative will be uploaded soon, including Environmental Assessment and other federal documents summarizing proposals. Meanwhile ...

Download the Oct. 10, 2013, public hearing handout

Maps of Alternative 3, a new KY 32 to be built near the existing roadway, which is under consideration. Please note: These maps are for informational purposes only and do not represent official or final highway designs.

Maps are best viewed with most recent versions of Internet Explorer or Firefox and Adobe Acrobat Reader. (Right click, save as, then open file and place cursor near bottom of map to see zoom controls.)

 
From Elliottville to mile marker 21 in Rowan County.


From mile marker 21 in Rowan County to mile marker 4 in Elliott County.


From mile marker 4 in Elliott County to Newfoundland.

 

 Share This Project

 
 
 
Contact Information Contact Info
Department of Highways District 9
P.O. Box 347
822 Elizaville Ave
Flemingsburg, KY 41041
Toll Free: (800) 817-2551
Phone: (606) 845-2551
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm EST, M-F
Map it

Media Contact: Allen Blair
(606) 748-3716
allen.blair@ky.gov
 

 Project Team

 

Darrin Eldridge, P.E.,
Project Development
Branch Manager
(606) 845-2551
darrin.eldridge@ky.gov

Rachel Catchings, P.E.,
Design Office Supervisor

Karen Mynhier,
Environmental Coordinator

URS Corp., Louisville, Ky.
(502) 569-2301
Greg Groves, Project Manager
greg.groves@urs.com

QK4, Louisville, Ky.
(502) 585-2222