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

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KYTC urges holiday travelers to check vehicles for open recalls

FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 21, 2017) - As holiday preparations occupy the thoughts of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) urges travelers to add an important task to their to-do lists to stay safe on the road: check for unrepaired vehicle recalls.​

Traveling over the river? Save with a prepaid account

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2017) - It’s important to remind family and friends traveling to the area this Thanksgiving week that tolling is in place on three bridges connecting Louisville and Southern Indiana.​

Adopt-a-Highway program accepting entries for 2017 Art Contest

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2017)  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is asking the Commonwealth’s art teachers and students to get started on this year’s Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest and submit their entries before the deadline on Oct. 31.​

Kentucky preparing for a flood of vehicles following recent hurricanes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 13, 2017) – While Kentucky has not been directly affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Commonwealth could soon experience flooding of another kind: a rise in flood-damaged vehicles. ​

KYTC issues emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Irma

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017)  In anticipation of Hurricane Irma and its potential to cause damage to the southeastern United States, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas has waived certain regulations on commercial motor carriers involved in the relief effort.​

My CDL: Kentucky’s exclusive electronic method of receiving CDL documents

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 28, 2017) – Having launched My CDL – the Commonwealth’s document portal for commercial drivers – in May to maximize efficiency and improve customer satisfaction, the Kentucky Division of Driver Licensing (DDL) is now establishing the My CDL portal as the exclusive electronic means of receiving paperwork from commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders.​

Kentucky transportation project competes to be named Best in America

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 23, 2017) – The Ohio River Bridges Project Downtown Crossing in Louisville has been recognized as one of the best transportation projects in America and is in the running to capture the top prize. Kentucky is competing with 11 other states to have a Commonwealth transportation project named Best in America in the 2017 America’s Transportation Awards competition. ​

Kentucky Motor Vehicle Commission adopts consent decree agreement to resolve consumer complaints against Auto Plaza USA

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 11, 2017) The Kentucky Motor Vehicle Commission today adopted a sweeping Consent Decree agreement to resolve claims made by customers of the Nicholasville-based car dealer Auto Plaza USA.​

Transportation Cabinet grants close to $1 million in multimodal freight improvements

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 17, 2017) Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas has approved the issuance of $929,004 in grants to improve multimodal freight transportation through the KY Rail Crossing Improvement (KRCI) Program.​ 

Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for seat belt, child restraint enforcement

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 12, 2017) — The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) today honored law enforcement officers from 122 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.​ 

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