I-69 http://wkms.org en I-69 Bridge Estimate Cut by $600 Million http://wkms.org/post/i-69-bridge-estimate-cut-600-million <p>A new proposal for a bridge linking Henderson, Ky. and Evansville, Ind. as part of <a href="http://wkms.org/post/another-contract-awarded-i-69-moves-forward">the ongoing I-69 project</a> cuts more than $600 million from its previous estimate.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:07:41 +0000 John Null 42255 at http://wkms.org I-69 Bridge Estimate Cut by $600 Million KYTC Engineers Hear Public Comment on I-69/I-24 Connector Shutdown http://wkms.org/post/kytc-engineers-hear-public-comment-i-69i-24-connector-shutdown <p>Following a public information meeting in Calvert City last night (Thursday), Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials and engineers are considering how to modernize the nearby I-69 / I-24 interchange. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thursday, state highway officials and project engineers heard comment from residents at a public information meeting in Calvert City.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:35:59 +0000 Rob Canning 41635 at http://wkms.org KYTC Engineers Hear Public Comment on I-69/I-24 Connector Shutdown Another Contract Awarded, I-69 Moves Forward http://wkms.org/post/another-contract-awarded-i-69-moves-forward <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a major contract to bring I-69 closer to reality in Hopkins, Webster and Henderson counties.</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:51:45 +0000 John Null 41359 at http://wkms.org Another Contract Awarded, I-69 Moves Forward Ky. Road Plan Includes $368M for Jackson Purchase http://wkms.org/post/ky-road-plan-includes-368m-jackson-purchase <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATED: 3:10 p.m.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The six-year Kentucky road plan that awaits </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Steve </span>Beshear’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> signature contains more than $368 million in funding for projects in the Jackson Purchase.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:43:14 +0000 John Null 39956 at http://wkms.org Ky. Road Plan Includes $368M for Jackson Purchase KYTC Awards $30M Contract for Madisonville I-69 Interchange http://wkms.org/post/kytc-awards-30m-contract-madisonville-i-69-interchange <p>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a $30 million dollar contract to reconstruct a major interchange in Hopkins County, as part of the ongoing Interstate 69 project.</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:32:03 +0000 John Null 37998 at http://wkms.org KYTC Awards $30M Contract for Madisonville I-69 Interchange KYTC Secretary Elected President of National Transportation Association http://wkms.org/post/kytc-secretary-elected-president-national-transportation-association <p>Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock has been elected president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.</p><p>The nonprofit association advocates for transportation-related policies and provides technical support to states in their efforts to safely move people and goods.</p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:53:14 +0000 John Null 35932 at http://wkms.org KYTC Secretary Elected President of National Transportation Association Madisonville Chamber Director on the I-69 Development Conference http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-chamber-director-i-69-development-conference <p>Kate Lochte&nbsp;speaks with Hopkins County-Madisonville Chamber Director Lee Lingo about its upcoming I-69 Kentucky Development Conference presented by Rogers Group. The purpose of the Conference, presented by Rogers Group, Inc. is to help communities prepare for the economic benefits and transitions of the I-69 Corridor that is a planned 55 mile freeway overlapping portions of I-24 and the Western Kentucky Parkway, to improve trade and travel across western Kentucky. The Conference is on Tuesday, October 15, from 8:30 am to 5 pm at the Ballard Convention Center in Madisonville.&nbsp;<a href="http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e809ugkdeb7f736b&amp;llr=nx5jb7iab">Click here to find out more about the event and how to participate</a>.</p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:53:47 +0000 Kate Lochte 35619 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Chamber Director on the I-69 Development Conference I-69 Ramps At Dawson Springs Closing Temporarily http://wkms.org/post/i-69-ramps-dawson-springs-closing-temporarily <p></p><p>Southbound travelers on Interstate 69 may need to change their route slightly while work is being done on ramps at Dawson Springs. The Transportation Cabinet says a contractor will close the southbound exit and entry ramps at the Kentucky 109 interchange starting today (Monday).</p><p>That&#39;s Exit 92. The ramps are being closed for about a week while connections for the new I-69/Kentucky 109 interchange configuration are built. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:13 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 35301 at http://wkms.org I-69 Ramps At Dawson Springs Closing Temporarily Pennyrile Parkway Receiving Study for Possible Interstate I-69 Designation http://wkms.org/post/pennyrile-parkway-receiving-study-possible-interstate-i-69-designation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway might be getting a new designation, as the Interstate 69 project gains momentum.</p><p>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is currently conducting a study to determine whether the southern portion of the parkway could possibly receive Interstate status. A similar study has already been conducted on the northern portion, which is now considered a future I-69 corridor.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:01:00 +0000 John Null 35228 at http://wkms.org Pennyrile Parkway Receiving Study for Possible Interstate I-69 Designation Local Leaders To Discuss Economic Impacts Of I-69 Corridor http://wkms.org/post/local-leaders-discuss-economic-impacts-i-69-corridor <p>Community leaders from across the region are invited to attend a planning seminar to discuss the impacts of the coming I-69 corridor.&nbsp; “I-69: Our Road To The Future” will examine the effects interstates have had on communities and prepare officials from Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee for future economic growth. Executive Director of the Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lee Lingo said the interstate is going to be one of the most significant changes to occur in the Pennyrile region. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:45:27 +0000 Rob Canning 34065 at http://wkms.org Local Leaders To Discuss Economic Impacts Of I-69 Corridor