|April flowers bring May monarchs|
Ky. (April 11, 2017) - With
highway construction season kicking off in April, orange barrels and freshly
laid blacktop have become a common site throughout the state, but the Kentucky
Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is also paving the way this spring for one of
nature’s black and orange phenomenon: the monarch butterfly.
|Transportation Cabinet lets Kentuckians drive the importance of work zone safety|
Ky. (April 3, 2017) – Focusing on the human aspect surrounding highway work zone safety, the
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) launched its state work zone safety
campaign this week in conjunction with National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW),
|Transportation Cabinet alerts drivers of travel impacts in Georgia|
Ky. (March 31, 2017) - With
several school districts observing spring break next week, the Kentucky
Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) alerts motorists of closures on I-85 near the
Piedmont Road roadway in Atlanta, Georgia.
|New federal law to affect the 2018 boating season|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 24,
2017) — The Kentucky Department of Vehicle
Regulation is alerting boaters of a recent change in federal law regarding the
registration and renewal process for vessels.
|Designate a sober driver this St. Patrick’s Day|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 10, 2017) – As
Kentuckians prepare to celebrate one of the country’s most popular holidays,
the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is reminding motorists to plan for
a designated driver before the St. Patrick’s Day party begins.
|Transportation crews to begin treating for noxious weeds|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 10,
2017) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will
begin treating for noxious and nuisance weeds throughout the state this
month. The treatments aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants
along state highway rights of way.
|2017 Kentucky Official Highway Map is now available|
Ky. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Featuring the Commonwealth's expansive waterways, Kentucky's new road
maps will create quite a splash in the upcoming travel season.
|Kentucky Motor Vehicle Commission abolishes employment barrier for job seekers|
Ky. (Feb. 13, 2017) – Following Governor Matt Bevin’s lead on ‘fair chance’ employment and
granting ‘second chances’ to individuals with criminal histories, the Kentucky
Motor Vehicle Commission voted on Friday to remove a long-standing hurdle in
the hiring process.
|OP-ED: Highway fatalities on the rise|
Ky. (Feb. 2, 2017)
- No one is ever prepared to say a final goodbye. There’s a unique sting
that accompanies deaths that were seemingly avoidable and unnecessary. Last
year in Kentucky, 835 people died in crashes. More than half were not buckled
up and 20 percent died with impairment as a factor. For the families,
co-workers and communities left behind, each number represents an irreplaceable
person whose life was snuffed out too early. These are grim, and all too
common realities in Kentucky.
|Adopt-a-Highway program announces 2016 art contest winners|
Ky. (Jan. 31, 2017) –
Students from Greenwood High School in Warren County, St. Joseph Academy in
Boone County, Warner Elementary in Jessamine County and Joe Harrison Carter
Elementary in Monroe County took first place in the Kentucky Transportation
Cabinet’s (KYTC) 2016 Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest.