road http://wkms.org en Highway Engineers Continue Preliminary Design Work on U.S. 641 Project from Fredonia to Eddyville http://wkms.org/post/highway-engineers-continue-preliminary-design-work-us-641-project-fredonia-eddyville <p>Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) engineers are developing alternate alignments for reconstruction of U.S. 641 around Fredonia and to Eddyville.</p><p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 21:25:47 +0000 Keith Todd 18246 at http://wkms.org Highway Engineers Continue Preliminary Design Work on U.S. 641 Project from Fredonia to Eddyville Kentucky Sees Spike In Highway Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-sees-spike-highway-deaths-over-memorial-day-weekend <p>Preliminary statistics from Kentucky State Police indicate this was a very deadly holiday weekend on the Commonwealth&rsquo;s roadways.&nbsp; 14 people lost their lives Friday through Memorial Day.</p><p> Tue, 29 May 2012 20:45:16 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 18157 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Sees Spike In Highway Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend Memorial Day Road Safety http://wkms.org/post/memorial-day-road-safety <p>The Memorial Day Weekend will come to a close at day&rsquo;s end.&nbsp; Many people will be traveling home during the day.</p><p> Mon, 28 May 2012 19:42:21 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18142 at http://wkms.org Memorial Day Road Safety Afternoon Round-Up 3/30/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-33012 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/03/30/149712048/the-economic-impact-of-killing-pink-slime">The Economic Impact Of Killing &#39;Pink Slime&#39;</a></p><p><strong>Frankfort:</strong></p><p>The Kentucky Senate has passed an amended bill that would help the state<a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/senate-passes-unemployment-insurance-loan-bill"> repay interest</a> on a federal unemployment insurance loan.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:50:10 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17473 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 3/30/12 Road Plan Vote Delayed to Last Day of Session http://wkms.org/post/road-plan-vote-delayed-last-day-session <p>Kentucky lawmakers are unlikely to approve new two-year and six-year road plans in time to override any gubernatorial vetoes.</p><p>The conference committee working on the plans did not come to a compromise late last night, significantly decreasing the potential for a deal today.</p><p>The plans fund many projects, including the widening of Interstate 65, the expansion of the Mountain Parkway and portions of the Ohio River Bridges Project in Louisville.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:52:28 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17469 at http://wkms.org Road Plan Vote Delayed to Last Day of Session House Budget Committee Passes Road Plan http://wkms.org/post/house-budget-committee-passes-road-plan-0 <p><font size="2">The Kentucky House budget committee has approved the next two-year road plan for the commonwealth.<br /><br /> The committee easily passed the plan and the Transportation Cabinet&#39;s operating budget today.<br /><br /> The road plan funds many of Governor Steve Beshear&#39;s big initiatives, such as widening both Interstate 65 around Bowling Green and the Mountain Parkway.<br /><br /> Bill sponsor Sannie Overly didn&#39;t offer specific details about the committee&#39;s changes to the measures, but says there are some.<br /> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 20:09:07 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17270 at http://wkms.org