|Public input sought for increasing highway project goals|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 13, 2013) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking public input on proposed goals for increasing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) involvement in highway projects.
|Asphalt rehab projects awarded for 45 counties across Kentucky|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 9, 2013) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that asphalt rehabilitation projects totaling more than $64 million have been awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as the spring construction season continues.
|Kentucky Office of Highway Safety joins NHTSA in promoting motorcycle safety month|
Frankfort, Ky. (May 2, 2013) – In recognition of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in reminding motorists and motorcyclists to “share the road” conscientiously and courteously to help prevent motorcycle crashes, which remain one of the most prevalent causes of death and injury on Kentucky roadways.
|Work on US 51 Ohio River Bridge between Kentucky and Illinois to Restrict Truck Traffic this Summer|
PADUCAH, Ky. (April 24, 2013) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is receiving bids this week for a planned project that will affect truck traffic on the busy U.S. 51 Ohio River Bridge between Wickliffe, KY, and Cairo, IL. Trucks will be rerouted for approximately 70 days beginning in June.
|Asphalt rehab projects awarded for counties across the state|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 23, 2013) – More than $27 million in asphalt rehabilitation projects have been awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as the spring construction season gets underway.
|All-electronic tolling: No toll plazas, coin buckets or waiting in line|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 16, 2013) – Members of the Kentucky Public Transportation Infrastructure Authority (KPTIA) today were briefed on all-electronic tolling, the kind of state-of-the-art system Kentucky and Indiana plan for use in the Ohio River Bridges Project.
|Kentucky-Indiana Joint Board holds inaugural meeting|
Mission is to facilitate, assist in accomplishing Ohio River Bridges Project
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 12, 2013) – The Kentucky-Indiana Joint Board, created to facilitate and assist in accomplishing the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project, today held its first meeting.
|Slow down, our moms and dads work here!|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 12, 2013) ¬— A split second of driver distraction can turn a highway work zone into a death zone. According to the Federal Highway Administration, on average, a person dies every 15 hours, and four are injured every hour, in a work zone in the United States.
|Ohio River Bridges tolls still on original target|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 19, 2013) – A consulting firm preparing a traffic and revenue study for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project indicated today that base toll rates are likely to hit the previously announced targets, including a $1 rate for a “frequent user” with a transponder.
|Highway crews continue snow removal efforts|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 6, 2013) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway crews press on with snow removal efforts following the latest round of snow.