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Statement about REAL ID progressStatement about REAL ID progressStatewideFrankfort9/18/2019
The Transportation Cabinet, in partnership with Circuit Court Clerks, recently began a phased pilot program to rollout REAL ID compliant credentials in specific counties, prior to making the credential available in all 120 counties.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet hosts first-class, free Aviation Day event at Frankfort airport 2019-09-03 Aviation Day at Capital City AirportStatewideFrankfort9/3/2019
The KYTC Department of Aviation, in collaboration with the Kentucky National Guard and Kentucky State Police (KSP), invite Kentuckians to enjoy a day of flights, food and fun at Capital City Airport’s Aviation Day in Frankfort, Saturday, Sept. 14. 
Contact Email: Jordan.Smith@ky.gov 
KYTC issues emergency declaration in response to Hurricane DorianKYTC issues emergency declaration in response to Hurricane DorianStatewideFrankfort9/4/2019
In anticipation of Hurricane Dorian 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.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Work zone incident claims life of Transportation Cabinet employee in Taylor CountyIn Memory of Keith JewellStatewideElizabethtown8/26/2019
A work zone incident in Taylor County claimed the life of a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) employee on Friday, Aug. 23.
Contact Email: chris.jessie@ky.gov; jordan.smith@ky.gov
Gov. Bevin, Transportation Secretary announce construction of final stretch of KY 30Gov Bevin KY 30 AnnouncementStatewideFrankfort7/26/2019
Gov. Matt Bevin and Kentucky Transportation Secretary (KYTC) Greg Thomas today announced plans to complete the final segment of KY 30 along the 37-mile corridor that stretches from KY 11 in Booneville to the Hal Rogers Parkway in London.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Granted REAL ID ExtensionKYTC Granted ExtensionStatewideFrankfort7/22/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has determined the Commonwealth is fully compliant with REAL ID Act regulations.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $16.6 million for non-traditional community transportation improvementsKYTC Announces $16.6 million in TAP FundingStatewideFrankfort7/17/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced a $16.6 million investment to fund 42 transformative community projects statewide through the Commonwealth’s Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet grants $1.3 million in railroad improvementsKYTC awards Railroad Crossing Improvement GrantsStatewideFrankfort7/10/2019
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas has approved the issuance of nearly $1.3 million in grants to improve multimodal freight transportation through the Kentucky Rail Crossing Improvement (KRCI) Program.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet issues half a million in riverport improvement grantsKYTC Awards Riverport Improvement GrantsStatewideFrankfort7/10/2019
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas has approved the issuance of $500,000 in riverport grants to improve multimodal transportation in Kentucky.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Kentucky awarded $11 million in federal aviation discretionary grants to boost aviationU.S. DOT Awards $11 Million to Two Kentucky AirportsStatewideFrankfort7/11/2019
Two Kentucky general aviation airports received nearly $11 million in federal discretionary grants to boost safety and economic development within the state’s vibrant aerospace industry.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Pilot rollout of Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses in Hart County to be rescheduledHart County ConfIDentKY Pilot Rollout RescheduledStatewideFrankfort7/5/2019
The pilot rollout of Kentucky’s new, more secure driver’s licenses in Hart County will be rescheduled to provide additional time for system improvements before the pilot phase continues. Franklin County and Woodford County recently launched the pilot...
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; jordan.smith@ky.gov
Pilot phase of new driver’s license rollout starts in Hart County July 10Hart County ConfIDentKY Pilot RolloutStatewideFrankfort7/3/2019
Kentucky’s new, more secure driver’s licenses will be available in Hart County beginning Wednesday, July 10 as part of the pilot phase of issuance. Residents are urged to gather required documents before visiting the Circuit Court Clerk office to apply.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Pilot phase of new driver’s license rollout starts in Woodford County July 3Woodford County ConfIDentKY Pilot RolloutStatewideFrankfort6/28/2019
Kentucky’s new, more secure driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Woodford County Wednesday, July 3 as part of the pilot phase of issuance. Residents are urged to gather required documents before visiting the Circuit Court Clerk office to apply.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
KYTC releases data-driven list of statewide transportation projects to guide decisions on next Highway PlanSHIFT 2020 Statewide ListStatewideFrankfort6/25/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today released a data-driven list of projects that are candidates for state transportation funding, using initial results from the State Highway Investment Formula for Tomorrow (SHIFT).
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Pilot phase of new driver’s license rollout starts in Franklin County June 28Franklin County ConfIDentKY Pilot RolloutStatewideFrankfort6/18/2019
Kentucky’s new, more secure driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Franklin County Friday, June 28 as part of the pilot phase of issuance. Residents are urged to gather required documents before visiting the Circuit Court Clerk office to apply.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Governor Bevin joins state and local officials to commemorate reopening of New Salem Circle BridgeNew Salem Circle Bridge reopeningStatewideMadisonville6/6/2019
Governor Matt Bevin joined transportation, state and local officials this morning to commemorate the reopening of a key railroad overpass in Hopkins County closed to traffic for 17 months due to structural issues.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; keith.todd@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet Releases Details About 100-plus Bridge Design-Build ProjectKYTC Releases Details About 100-plus Bridge Design-Build ProjectStatewideFrankfort6/5/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking responses from qualified design-build teams for a major project to replace 102 bridges in eastern and southeastern Kentucky.
Contact Email: ed@c2strategic.com
Public input sought for developing highway project goals for disadvantaged businessesPublic input sought for developing highway project goals for disadvantaged businessesStatewideFrankfort5/22/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public input on proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals to ensure certified businesses can compete fairly for federally-funded transportation projects.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Kentucky Plans Major Design-Build Project as Part of the Bridging Kentucky ProgramKentucky Plans Major Design-Build Project as Part of the Bridging Kentucky ProgramStatewideFrankfort5/22/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced plans this week for a major design-build project that will advance construction of more than 100 bridges in eastern and southeastern Kentucky.
Contact Email: Ed@c2strategic.com
KYTC announces state’s second largest design-build project to improve I-265, I-71, I-64KYTC DesignBuild announcementStatewideLouisville4/26/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced plans today for a $180 million design-build project that will improve safety and reduce congestion through a heavily traveled interstate corridor in Jefferson and Oldham counties.
Contact Email: andrea.clifford@ky.gov
Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission to meet Tuesday, April 23 via webKentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission to meet Tuesday, April 23 via webStatewideFrankfort4/22/2019
The Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission (KBBC) will hold a web-based video conference meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. EDT. The meeting can be accessed at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/750092365.
Contact Email: keith.buckhout@ky.gov
Adopt-a-Highway Program Announces 2018 Art Contest WinnersAdopt-a-Highway Program Announces 2018 Art Contest WinnersStatewideFrankfort4/18/2019
Students from four Kentucky counties earned first place in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) 2018 Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest, which seeks to promote a clean environment.
Contact Email: keith.buckhout@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet conducts extensive testing of new driver’s license programKYTC conducts extensive testing of new driver's license programStatewideFrankfort4/15/2019
KYTC is in the end stages of testing the state’s new driver’s license system to introduce new, more secure card versions that meet federal standards in the coming months.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $149,492 in federal funding to Powell County for new sidewalkTransportation Cabinet awards $149,492 in federal funding to Powell County for new sidewalkStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $149,492 in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds have been awarded to the City of Stanton in Powell County to improve infrastructure for non-drivers in the community.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $833,606 in federal funding to Marion, Hardin counties for multimodal improvementsTransportation Cabinet awards $833,606 in federal funding to Marion, Hardin counties for multimodal improvementsStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $833,606 in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds have been awarded to Marion and Hardin Counties to improve infrastructure for non-drivers in the community.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $501,284 in federal funding to Logan, Barren and Butler counties for multimodal improvementsTransportation Cabinet awards $501,284 in federal funding to Logan, Barren and Butler counties for multimodal improvementsStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $501,284 in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds have been awarded to Logan, Barren and Butler Counties to improve infrastructure for non-drivers in the community.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $1.2 million in federal funding to Graves and Marshall counties for multimodal improvementsTransportation Cabinet awards $1.2 million in federal funding to Graves and Marshall counties for multimodal improvementsStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $1.2 million in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds have been awarded to Graves and Marshall Counties to improve infrastructure for non-drivers in the community.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $1.79 million in federal funding to Grant, Kenton counties for multimodal improvementsTransportation Cabinet awards $1.79 million in federal funding to Grant, Kenton counties for multimodal improvementsStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $1,795,723 in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds have been awarded to Grant and Kenton Counties to improve infrastructure for non-drivers in the community.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $85,800 in federal funding to Floyd County for new sidewalkTransportation Cabinet awards $85,800 in federal funding to Floyd County for new sidewalkStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $85,800 in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds have been awarded to the City of Wayland to improve connectivity and infrastructure for non-drivers in the community
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $178,536 in federal funding to Cumberland County for sidewalk improvements and new constructionKYTC awards $178,536 in federal funding to Cumberland County for sidewalk improvements and new constructiStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $178,536 in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds have been awarded to the City of Burkesville to improve infrastructure for non-drivers in the community
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
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