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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet shares employee’s survival story during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2016) – In recognition of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety is taking a personal approach to encourage motorcyclists to use proper safety gear when traveling the roadways.​

KY 151 removed from National Truck Network on an emergency basis

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 29, 2016) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) received authorization from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to delete KY 151 (Graefenburg Road) in Anderson and Franklin counties from the National Truck Network on an emergency basis for safety considerations.​

John-Mark Hack appointed Commissioner of Vehicle Regulation

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 27, 2016) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas today announced John-Mark Hack will serve as Commissioner of the Department of Vehicle Regulation.​

Patty Dunaway Appointed State Highway Engineer

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20, 2016)Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas today announced Patty Dunaway, P.E., will serve as state highway engineer. Dunaway becomes the second woman in Cabinet history to assume the role.​

KYTC urges drivers to be ‘work zone alert’ while employees are at work

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 12, 2016) – Many Kentucky drivers will encounter at least one work zone during their daily travels and a split second of driver inattention can turn a highway work zone into a death zone.

Governor Bevin Announces Appointment of Greg Thomas as Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 12, 2016) – Governor Matt Bevin today announced the appointment of Greg Thomas as Secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Thomas was appointed Deputy Secretary in February 2016 and has been serving as Acting Secretary since March 2016.​

Transportation Cabinet offers surplus highway maps to schools

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 4, 2016) — Classrooms across the state will soon receive an educational resource thanks in part to a surplus map program offered by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC).​

Official 2015 highway fatality count released

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 4, 2016) – Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year, according to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and Kentucky State Police (KSP).​

Adopt-a-Highway groups to give roadsides a ‘Spring Clean’

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 28, 2016) – Thousands of volunteers with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Adopt-a-Highway program will give the Commonwealth’s roadsides a “Spring Clean” during the first cleanup outing of 2016 from March 28 – April 3.​

Transportation Cabinet seeks to remove KY 151 in Anderson County from the National Truck Network

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 16, 2016) — Amid safety concerns stemming from a series of truck-related crashes, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will petition the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to remove KY 151 (Graefenburg Road) in Anderson County from the National Truck Network.​

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