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

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Public input sought for increasing highway project goals
Frankfort, Ky. (April 22, 2014) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking public input on proposed goals for increasing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) involvement in highway projects.

State snow, ice costs climb to $68 million this winter

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 21, 2014) – A winter season punctuated by a polar vortex, sub-zero temperatures, and nasty snow and crippling ice storms created more than a traveling nuisance for Kentucky residents.

2014 Kentucky Official Highway Map now available
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 2, 2014) – It’s a sure sign of spring! The 2014 Kentucky Official Highway Map is now available across the Commonwealth at rest areas, welcome centers, local convention and tourism offices and all Kentucky State Parks.

KYTC urges drivers to consider work zones ‘No Phone Zones’

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 2, 2014) – Many drivers in Kentucky will encounter at least one work zone during their daily travels.

Kentucky participates in the first national texting enforcement crackdown

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 26, 2014) – In conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement agencies in Kentucky are stepping up efforts to persuade drivers to put down the phone as part of the first national texting enforcement crackdown – U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

Adopt-a-Highway groups poised to ‘spring clean’ roadsides, help preserve scenic beauty of the Commonwealth

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 12, 2014) – Volunteers will be out in force next week to spring clean Kentucky highways

Designate a sober driver this St. Patrick’s Day
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 10, 2014)St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking.

Statewide salt supplies reaching critical levels

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2014) – Despite a lull in the winter storms that have pounded the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has advised its 12 highway districts to conserve salt supplies and focus on other conservation efforts in combating further snow and ice this season.

Highway restrictions temporarily lifted for out-of-state utility vehicles

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 3, 2014) –In light of yesterday’s severe winter storm, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has waived certain highway restrictions for out-of-state utility vehicles travelling nationally to areas with widespread power outages.

Crews still cleaning up after the latest winter storm

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2014) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway crews continue extensive snow and ice operations today across the Commonwealth.

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