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Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for seat belt, child restraint enforcement
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 28, 2015) — The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) today honored 123 law enforcement officers from 103 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

KOHS, KSP launch ‘Move Over’ campaign to protect those who protect us
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 27, 2015) — Every day on our roadways, emergency responders and public safety personnel put their lives at risk to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. In an effort to protect those who protect us, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining the Kentucky State Police (KSP) to promote the message: Move Over.  It’s the Law.

Joint Board for Ohio River Bridges Project ensures electronic tolling revenue

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 17, 2015) – A Kentucky-Indiana Joint Board today took steps to ensure the proper financial management of electronic toll revenues needed to finance the Ohio River Bridges Project.

Highway restrictions temporarily lifted for out-of-state utility vehicles
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 13, 2015) –In anticipation of severe weather in the forecast for this week and its potential to cause damage, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has waived certain highway restrictions for out-of-state utility vehicles traveling nationally to areas with widespread power outages.
Clark County man, woman plead guilty to copper theft charges

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2015) – A Clark County man and woman have pleaded guilty to a combined 33 criminal charges involving theft of copper wire from lighting systems on Kentucky highways.

Governor Beshear announces award of contract to rebuild interchange in Hopkins County for I-69

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced the award of a contract for more of the improvements needed to bring the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway up to interstate highway standards and eventual designation as Interstate 69.​

Joint Board for Ohio River Bridges Project names Parsons as interim tolling system adviser, oversight contractor
JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana (June 9, 2015) – The Kentucky-Indiana Joint Board for the Ohio River Bridges Project today appointed Parsons Transportation Group, Inc. as interim toll services advisor.

Whitehaven welcome center receives top honors
PADUCAH, Ky. (June 2, 2015) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today named the Whitehaven welcome center along Interstate 24 in McCracken County the Commonwealth’s best-maintained rest area of 2014.

Construction projects suspended to ease holiday weekend travel
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 22, 2015) – Drivers traveling along Kentucky roadways may find their path a little easier this weekend. Although road construction season is now underway, work on most major roadways in Kentucky is being suspended through the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Nonetheless, motorists are cautioned to be alert for lane closures in many locations.

Kentucky, Indiana propose actions to mitigate effects of tolling on low-income or minority populations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 7, 2015) – Kentucky and Indiana are proposing practical, concrete actions for lessening the effects of tolling on low-income and minority populations affected by the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project.

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