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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.

Kentucky-Indiana Joint Board approves contract for toll marketing services for Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 20, 2014) – The Kentucky-Indiana Joint Board today approved the hiring of a Louisville company to provide marketing, branding and communications services related to an all-electronic tolling system for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project.

Federal appeals court upholds dismissal of lawsuit that sought to halt $2.3 billion Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 11, 2014) – The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld dismissal of a lawsuit that sought to halt construction of the $2.3 billion Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project.

Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for seat belt and child restraint enforcement
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 7, 2014) — The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) today honored 137 law enforcement officers from 119 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

Kentucky law enforcement joins national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 7, 2014) — If you drink and drive in Fayette County and surrounding countiesbeware. The Lexington Police Department, Kentucky State Police and other local law enforcement agencies are joining with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and officers across the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 13 to Sept. 1. 

2014 Kentucky Statewide Rail Plan draft ready for review
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2014) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) draft 2014 Kentucky Statewide Rail Plan, which highlights the state’s current passenger and freight rail connections and plans for the future, is ready for review by the public and rail agencies.
Kentucky granted extension status under federal REAL ID Act
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 31, 2014) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has added Kentucky to a growing list of states and territories granted extensions of time for meeting requirements of the stringent new identification security law known as REAL ID – meaning a Kentucky driver’s license is still sufficient for gaining access to the vast majority of federal buildings.
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