|Beaver Dam rest area on Western Kentucky Parkway closed temporarily|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 8, 2017)—A popular rest stop on the Wendell Ford-Western
Kentucky Parkway has temporarily closed its doors and switched off the gas
pumps as the lease with the current vendor has expired and a recent bid process
was terminated due to the bidder's failure to provide complete information.
|Tolling scheduled to begin early Friday|
Ky. (Dec. 29, 2016) – Tolling on the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
is scheduled to begin tomorrow. Tolling is scheduled to begin at 4 a.m. Friday,
December 30 on the new SR 265 Lewis and Clark Bridge, the new I-65 Abraham
Lincoln Bridge and the improved I-65 Kennedy Bridge.
|New Interstate 75 interchange in Scott County open to traffic|
Ky. (Dec. 14, 2016) –
Motorists traveling on Interstate 75 in Scott County now have a new option to
access a major connection point between the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky
(TMMK) facility and Georgetown.
|Tolling to begin in Louisville and southern Indiana|
Ky. (Dec. 13, 2016) – Drivers traveling in Louisville and Southern Indiana
need to prepare for the start of tolling on three Ohio River bridges. Tolling
on the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project is scheduled to
begin Friday, December 30.
|Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for impaired-driving enforcement|
Ky. (Dec. 13, 2016)
- The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) today honored 205 law
enforcement officers from 175 agencies across the Commonwealth for their
efforts to target impaired drivers.
|Plow blades down! Crews across the state gear up for snow and ice season|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov.
29, 2016) – The
plow blades have been sharpened. The salt domes are full. It’s snow and ice
season, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) maintenance crews are
prepared and ready to battle the elements to keep Kentuckians moving this
|GoKY website replaces 511 phone line for Kentucky traffic and roadway information|
Ky. (Nov. 1, 2016) – Motorists
traveling throughout Kentucky can now navigate the highways and by-ways of the
Bluegrass with a modernized tool. Goky.ky.gov, an online traffic and roadway
information portal, has replaced the traditional 511 travel and weather phone
|KOHS encourages drivers to be smart behind the wheel|
Ky. (Oct. 25, 2016) - The rate of fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways is increasing
in 2016, according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Office of Highway
|‘5 to Drive’ campaign helps parents prepare, protect teen drivers|
Ky. (Oct. 18, 2016)
- The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining the National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver
Safety Week Oct.16-22 in promoting the “5 to Drive” campaign to encourage
conversations with teen drivers about the top five dangerous driving behaviors:
drunken driving, no seat belt, speeding, distractions and multiple passengers.
|Kentucky REAL ID extension not granted|
Ky. (Oct. 12, 2016) – Kentucky’s request for a one-year extension to come into compliance with
federal regulations known as REAL ID was denied today by the U.S. Department of
Homeland Security (DHS).