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

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Motor fuels tax rate to decline by 4.3 cents per gallon on Jan. 1
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2014) – Kentucky’s “gas tax” on sales of gasoline, diesel and ethanol motor fuels will drop by 4.3 cents per gallon on New Year’s Day, resulting in a loss to the Kentucky Road Fund of about $129 million on an annualized basis.

Highway crews cleaning up first snowfall of the season
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2014) Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews have been out since late Sunday night preparing for the first blast of winter weather to blanket a large part of the Commonwealth.
Kentucky finalizes 20-year transportation plan
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2014) – A guide to achieving Kentucky’s transportation plans and goals for the next 20 years – “Kentucky’s Long-Range Statewide Transportation Plan:  Planning to Make a Difference in America’s Tomorrow: 2014-2035 has been finalized.

Governor announces funding for Owensboro road project

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2014) – Gov. Steve Beshear joined state and local officials last week to announce funds for a much-needed rehabilitation project for a portion of U.S. 60 in Daviess County.

KYTC suspends installation of ET-Plus guardrail terminal, pending new crash tests

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has temporarily suspended installation of the ET-Plus guardrail end treatment, pending results of new crash tests mandated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).​

Transportation Cabinet, Kentucky State Police team up to combat crime of copper wire theft on highways

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 27, 2014) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Kentucky State Police (KSP) are joining forces and offering a reward to attack a crime that is costing Kentucky taxpayers millions of dollars – theft of copper wire from highway lighting systems.

Adopt-a-Highway groups ready to ‘fall sweep’ roadsides
FRANKFORT, Ky.  (Sept. 12, 2014) Volunteers will be out in force next week to “fall sweep” Kentucky highways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced today that Sept. 15-21 is Adopt-a-Highway Fall Sweep Week.

I-65 widening project wins regional transportation award
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2014) A project that increased traffic capacity, improved safety and reduced congestion along a major artery in southcentral Kentucky has been recognized with a regional transportation award for coming in under budget.

Kentucky Aviation Conference set for Sept. 10-12 in Bowling Green
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2014) The 38th annual Kentucky Aviation Conference and Exhibition is set for Sept. 10-12 in Bowling Green.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet eager to ‘Adopt’ your student’s ideas
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 22, 2014) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today announced the beginning of the 2014 Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest.

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