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Transportation is doing many exciting projects and other initiatives around the Commonwealth.

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Joint Kentucky-Indiana bridge project singled out for transportation award

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 4, 2015) – An innovative, joint project by Kentucky and Indiana to replace a deteriorating Ohio River bridge with minimal disruption of river navigation and cross-river traffic has been singled out for a prestigious transportation award.​

Kentucky Public Transportation Infrastructure Authority votes to join electronic toll consortium E-ZPass Group

FRANKFORT, Kentucky (July 29, 2015) – The Kentucky Public Transportation Infrastructure Authority (KPTIA) today voted to join the E-ZPass Group, which operates a common electronic toll payment program in 15 states.

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.

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