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April flowers bring May monarchs

FRANKFORT, 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

FRANKFORT, 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), April 3-7.​

Transportation Cabinet alerts drivers of travel impacts in Georgia

FRANKFORT, 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

FRANKFORT, 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

FRANKFORT, 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

FRANKFORT, 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

FRANKFORT, 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.

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