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

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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

LOUISVILLE, 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

FRANKFORT, 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

LOUISVILLE, 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

FRANKFORT, 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 winter.​

GoKY website replaces 511 phone line for Kentucky traffic and roadway information

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2016) – Motorists traveling throughout Kentucky can now navigate the highways and by-ways of the Bluegrass with a modernized tool., an online traffic and roadway information portal, has replaced the traditional 511 travel and weather phone system.

KOHS encourages drivers to be smart behind the wheel

FRANKFORT, 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 Safety (KOHS).​

‘5 to Drive’ campaign helps parents prepare, protect teen drivers

FRANKFORT, 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

FRANKFORT, 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).

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