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

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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.

Transportation Cabinet honors fallen employees

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 28, 2015) – In observance of National Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is honoring employees who lost their lives while on the job.

Official 2014 highway fatality count released

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 13, 2015) – Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) today released final highway fatality statistics for 2014.

Another 41 miles of I-69 in western Kentucky will be under signs by the end of the year

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 8, 2015) – Another 41 miles of the new Interstate 69 corridor in western Kentucky will receive the familiar red, white and blue shields by the end of the year. A $3.23 million contract to construct and place signs in Henderson, Hopkins and Webster counties was awarded recently by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC).​

New Trust For Life, Fish and Wildlife Foundation specialty license plates available for public
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 2, 2015) Kentucky residents now have two new license plate options for their vehicles. Released April 1, specialty plates for the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation, featuring an image of the smallmouth bass, are available for purchase.

New vehicle registration system saves time, money
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 23, 2015) – Some time- and cost-saving changes to Kentucky’s vehicle registration system are being implemented in county clerk offices across the Commonwealth.

KYTC plow crews contending with extreme cold, traffic blockages
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 6, 2015) – The last of a series of stalled tractor-trailers on Interstate 65 in Hart County were removed overnight, but efforts to keep the roadway open through the snow have been complicated by recurring mishaps and new blockages.

Governor’s emergency order for truckers available on KYTC website

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 6, 2015)  – Governor Steve Beshear’s emergency order pertaining to truck drivers responding to winter storm relief efforts has been posted on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s website.

Transportation Cabinet road crews ready for next winter storm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2015) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) highway district road crews are preparing for yet another winter storm set to hit the state today and continue into Thursday morning.

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