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Adopt-a-Highway Program Announces 2018 Art Contest WinnersAdopt-a-Highway Program Announces 2018 Art Contest WinnersNewStatewideFrankfort4/18/2019
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
Transportation Cabinet announces $2 million in federal funding for traffic flow improvements in Oldham CountyKYTC awards $2 million in CMAQ funding for traffic flow improvements on I-71 in Oldham CountyStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $2 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds have been awarded for traffic flow improvements on Interstate 71 in Oldham County.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $4.1 million in federal funding to Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government, TARC for air quality and infrastructure improvement projectsKYTC awards $4.1 million in CMAQ funds to Louisville Metro Government and TARCStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $4.1 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds have been awarded to the Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government and Transit Authority of River City (TARC)
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $2.2 million in federal funding to TANK to improve air qualityKYTC awards $2.2 million in CMAQ funds to TANKStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $2.2 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds have been awarded to the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK).
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet awards $4.1 million in federal funding to Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Lextran for air quality improvementsKYTC awards $4.1 million CMAQ funds to Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and LextranStatewideFrankfort4/2/2019
Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announce $4.1 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds have been awarded to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and Lextran
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Gov. Bevin Joins Secretary Chao, Congressman Rogers to celebrate $25 million BUILD investment for Pulaski County interchange, road wideningBUILD investment for Pulaski County interchangeStatewideFrankfort3/30/2019
Gov. Matt Bevin joined U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Representative Hal Rogers, Kentucky Transportation Secretary Greg Thomas and local officials in Somerset to celebrate $25 million in federal funds
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Gov. Bevin, government officials, and business leaders commemorate ‘Signs of Progress’ to elevate Natcher Parkway to Interstate 165I-165 Sign Unveiling Event with Gov. BevinStatewideFrankfort3/27/2019
Gov. Matt Bevin today joined federal, state and local officials and business leaders to celebrate the newly designated Interstate 165 between Bowling Green and Owensboro.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Gov. Bevin announces Transportation Cabinet’s emergency contact portal to give drivers peace of mindEmergency Notice Announcement with Gov. BevinStatewideFrankfort3/7/2019
Surrounded by law enforcement and transportation officials, Governor Matt Bevin today announced the launch of Emergency Notice.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Pilot rollout of Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses begins early AprilConfidentKY Rollout Schedule AdjustedStatewideFrankfort3/6/2019
The pilot rollout of Kentucky’s new, secure driver’s licenses, spearheaded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, is scheduled to begin in early April in Franklin and Woodford counties.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; jordan.smith@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet asks organizations to shed light on work zone safety during National Work Zone Safety Week2019 Glow Orange Kentucky AnnouncementStatewideFrankfort3/5/2019
The Bluegrass will soon be glowing orange with the help of local businesses shedding light on the importance of work zone safety.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Transportation crews to begin treating for noxious weedsTransportation crews to begin treating for noxious weedsStatewideFrankfort3/4/2019
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will begin treating for noxious and nuisance weeds throughout the state this month. The treatments aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights of way.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Overweight, over-dimensional load will cause lane blockages throughout state WednesdayOversize Load Traffic AdvisoryStatewideFrankfort1/29/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of road and lane blockages and potential traffic delays on major highways in northern, central and southwestern counties throughout the day Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Contact Email: keith.buckhout@ky.gov
Transportation crews pretreat roads in advance of weekend wintry weatherTransportation crews pretreat roads in advance of weekend wintry weatherStatewideFrankfort1/11/2019
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) crews across the Commonwealth are pretreating roads today in advance of expected snow and freezing rain forecasted in parts of the state beginning Friday evening.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov / jordan.smith@ky.gov
Phased county rollout of Kentucky’s new, secure driver’s licenses begins in MarchConfidentKY Rollout Schedule AnnouncementStatewideFrankfort1/7/2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has announced the anticipated rollout of the state’s new identity credentials, slated to become available gradually in counties beginning in March 2019 through spring.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Cabinet launches new system to provide real-time truck parking availabilityTruck Parking Information Management System AnnouncementStatewideFrankfort1/4/2019
Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) will display information to truckers on high-volume roadways – including Interstates 65, 71 and 75 in Kentucky – through dynamic roadside signs.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
KYTC offers scholarships for civil engineering studentsKYTC offers scholarships for civil engineering studentsStatewideFrankfort12/19/2018
KYTC will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year for prospective and current college students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Resolution Passed to Update RiverLink Business RulesResolution Passed to Update RiverLink Business RulesStatewideLouisville12/18/2018
The Joint Board and Tolling Body met today and approved resolutions ratifying selection of a new toll services advisor and amending business rules for RiverLink, the all-electronic tolling system for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges...
Contact Email: mindy@c2strategic.com; naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, State Farm® team up to provide state’s free roadside serviceKYTC and State Farm® team up to provide SAFE Patrol serviceStatewideFrankfort12/18/2018
Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas today announced State Farm as the new sponsor of the state’s highly regarded SAFE Patrol free roadway assistance service – marking the first time a public and private entity have teamed up for the program.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet provides update to local leaders on status of US 641 expansion projectUS 641 Project Status UpdateStatewidePaducah12/17/2018
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials briefed elected leaders from Caldwell, Crittenden and Lyon counties today to update them on the status of potential routes for an improved US 641 between Fredonia and Eddyville.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Kentucky awarded $59.5 million in competitive federal funds to improve infrastructureBUILD Grants AnnouncementStatewideFrankfort12/10/2018
The Calloway County Fiscal Court, Pulaski County Fiscal Court and Owensboro Riverport Authority are the recipients of grants totaling $59.5 million to fund projects that improve safety, access and mobility for motorists and freight movement in Kentucky.
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Personalized license plates expire in birth month beginning January 2019Personalized License Plates UpdateStatewideFrankfort12/6/2018
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced all personalized license plates will transition to a birth month expiration beginning January 2, 2019 to comply with House Bill 530.
Contact Email: jordan.smith@ky.gov
Gov. Bevin Announces Construction on New I-65 Interchange in Bullitt CountyGov. Bevin Announces Construction on New I-65 Interchange in Bullitt CountyStatewideFrankfort12/6/2018
Gov. Matt Bevin today joined Congressman Brett Guthrie, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas, state legislators, local officials and leaders from the business community to kick off construction of a new interchange on Interstate 65
Contact Email: nicole.burton@ky.gov / naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
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