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Transportation Cabinet Crews Prepped for Winter Weather to Keep Kentuckians Moving Safely2022 Snow and Ice PreparednessStatewideFrankfort11/14/2022
Officials announce ‘Name the Plow’ program, submissions due Dec. 2
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Transportation Secretary Jim Gray Issues Order to Help Speed Emergency Crews to Florida, Other States in Path of Subtropical Storm Nicole2022-11-8 SECY Official Order Subtropical Storm Nicole RELEASE FINALStatewideFrankfort11/8/2022
Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray issued an official order to help speed emergency crews to Florida and other states in the path of Subtropical Storm Nicole.
Contact Email: Chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Flood Debris Removal Crews in Eastern Kentucky Adjust Collection Schedule to Protect Residents This Halloween WeekendROW Debris Collection Paused During Halloween WeekendStatewideFrankfort10/28/2022
Residents reminded to move eligible debris to right of way by Nov. 1 for pickup
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Announces More Than $2.2 Million to Improve Railroad CrossingsRR Crossing Improvement GrantsStatewideFrankfort11/2/2022
Projects include new signals and other upgrades in 11 counties
Contact Email: crystal.staley@ky.gov; scottie.ellis@ky.gov
Roadside Debris Removal Operation Nears Completion in Eastern Kentucky Flood Disaster CountiesROW Debris Last PassStatewideFrankfort10/20/2022
Eligible debris to be moved to right of way by Nov. 1 for pickup
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Before Handing Over the Keys, Make Sure Your Teen Knows Rules for the RoadTeen Driver Safety WeekStatewideFrankfort10/13/2022
 National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 16-22
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear: ‘Team Kentucky’ Standard License Plate Option Coming SoonNew Standard License Plate OptionsStatewideFrankfort10/6/2022
Plate to be added as an additional option to showcase state pride, unity and strength
Contact Email: crystal.staley@ky.gov; scottie.ellis@ky.gov
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Annual 'Antler Alert' Provides Reminder of Fall Driving HazardAntler AlertStatewideFrankfort10/4/2022
Peak season for collisions involving deer in Oct-Nov-Dec
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; kevinc.kelly@ky.gov
KYTC Releases Draft Long-Range Statewide Transportation Plan  for Public Review and Feedback Long Range Transportation Plan SurveyStatewideFrankfort10/3/2022
Public survey open for public input from Oct. 3 through Nov. 2
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Andy Beshear Announces Publication of ‘Complete Streets, Roads and Highways Manual’ to Promote Equitable, Safe Transportation Complete Streets ManualStatewideFrankfort9/30/2022
Updated guidance for transportation planners, agencies promote roadway design that serves motorized, pedestrian and cyclist populations
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Andy Beshear Announces $3.25 Million in Discretionary Transportation Funding for Street, Road Improvements in 4 Cities, 17 CountiesGOV FD-39 Sept approvalsStatewideFrankfort9/29/2022
Dozens of local projects will result in safer travel, other improvements for Kentuckians
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Governor Beshear Announces Emergency Road Aid Award to Knott County for Infrastructure Repairs Caused by FloodingKnott County Emergency Road Aid FundsStatewideFrankfort9/28/2022
Two drainage structures to be repaired
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Transportation Secretary Jim Gray Issues Order to Help Speed Emergency Crews to Florida, Other States in Path of Hurricane Ian SECY Official Order Hurricane IanStatewideFrankfort9/27/2022
Temporarily lifts restrictions on utility crews, others providing relief services and supplies
Contact Email: chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Andy Beshear Announces Driver Licensing Regional Office Opening in Bellevue Bellevue DDL Office OpeningStatewideFrankfort9/23/2022
Fourth Northern Kentucky location expands driving credential services to Kentuckians
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Issues Guidance for Eastern Kentuckians to Recover Vehicles Collected as Part of Flood Cleanup EffortsRecovered VehiclesStatewideFrankfort9/23/2022
Vehicle owners to soon be contacted by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Announces Plans to Complete Mountain Parkway Mountain Parkway and Dawkins TrailStatewidePrestonsburg9/19/2022
Governor also announces Dawkins Line Rail Trail project to begin soon
Contact Email: crystal.staley@ky.gov; scottie.ellis@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear, Local Officials Cut Ribbon on New Bridge in Spottsville to Replace 1930s-Era SpanKYTC - Spottsville Bridge Ribbon CuttingStatewideReed8/17/2022
New bridge increases safety by offering wider lanes and emergency shoulders
Contact Email: crystal.staley@ky.gov; scottie.ellis@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Hangar at Muhlenberg County AirportMuhlenberg County AirportStatewideGreenville8/17/2022
Kentucky Department of Aviation invests $1.7 million for project to support Madisonville Community College Fixed Wing Aviation Program
Contact Email: crystal.staley@ky.gov; scottie.ellis@ky.gov
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Announces Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest for 2022AAH Art Contest 2022StatewideFrankfort9/21/2022
Deadline for students to submit artwork is Oct. 28
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear: Kentucky to Receive Nearly $70 Million to Develop Statewide Electric Vehicle Charging Network EV Plan approvedStatewideFrankfort9/15/2022
Federal government approves Kentucky’s plan, further cementing the state’s status as a leader in EV revolution 
Contact Email: crystal.staley@ky.gov; scottie.ellis@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Announces Start of Construction on Replacement of County, State Bridges Damaged by Eastern Kentucky Flooding2022-09-02 Start of Construction on Replacement of EKY County, State Bridges Damaged by FloodingStatewideFrankfort9/2/2022
Gov. Andy Beshear today announced that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has begun construction to permanently replace county and state bridges damaged by the devastating flooding that occurred in Eastern Kentucky in late July.
Contact Email: crystal.staley@ky.gov; naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov
Gov. Andy Beshear Announces Driver Licensing Regional Office in Mayfield Expanding, Moving to New Office SpaceGOV Mayfield DLRO MovingStatewideFrankfort8/31/2022
‘Popup’ licensing began shortly after December 2021 tornadoes
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Transportation Cabinet Offers $2,500 Reward to Help Curb Copper Wire Theft on State HighwaysCopper TheftStatewideLouisville8/31/2022
More than 45,000 feet of wire stolen from roadway lighting and systems
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Announces $5 Million Federal Highway Safety Grant to Prevent Wrong-Way Crashes on Interstates Wrong-Way GrantStatewideFrankfort8/29/2022
Will be spent for technology to deter wrong-way drivers, alert motorists
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Transportation Secretary Jim Gray Extends Order to Help Speed Delivery of Supplies, Vital Services to Eastern Kentucky Flood Area SECY Official Order EXTENSION E KY FloodingStatewideFrankfort8/26/2022
Temporarily lifts restrictions on commercial vehicles engaged in emergency relief
Contact Email: chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Announces Project to Soon Begin to Stabilize Panbowl Lake in JacksonPanbowl LakeStatewide8/25/2022
Transportation Cabinet awarded contract to begin work in September
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; hb.elkins@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Announces Kentucky to Receive $3.2 Million for Seven Public Transit Projects that Promote a Better KentuckyFTA Grant Award for Seven Public AgenciesStatewideFrankfort8/23/2022
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding supports purchase of new buses in rural areas, funds technology upgrades
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Andy Beshear Announces Beginning of Flood Debris Removal from Creeks, Streams in Eastern Kentucky Disaster AreaWaterway Debris Cleanup BeginsStatewideFrankfort8/19/2022
Priority given to materials posing potential hazards to bridges, other structures
Contact Email: naitore.djigbenou@ky.gov; chuck.wolfe@ky.gov
Gov. Beshear Announces Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Crews Actively Restoring Crossings at 11 Bridge Sites Destroyed by FloodingEmergency Bridge ReplacementStatewideFrankfort8/12/2022
Priority given where residents lost motor vehicle access to homes
Contact Email: Naitore.Djigbenou@ky.gov
Gov. Andy Beshear: Debris Removal Ramping Up in Flood Disaster AreaFLOOD Debris Removal RELEASE FINALStatewideFrankfort8/12/2022
Contractor already deploying debris collection crews, trucks
Contact Email: Naitore.Djigbenou@ky.gov
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