Department of Transportation

12:55 pm
Fri July 10, 2015

DOT: 31 Percent of Kentucky's Bridges Are Structurally Deficient or Obsolete

The US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton
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As part of its efforts to get Congress to pass a long-term transportation bill, the U.S. Department of Transportation has released an “infrastructure snapshot” that paints a grim portrait of Kentucky’s roads and bridges.

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12:58 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Current Funding Sources Are Unsustainable, Says Kentucky Transporation Secretary

Kentucky’s top transportation official said the state and federal governments are going to have to come up with new ways to pay for road and bridge repairs. Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock said taxing motorists on the miles per gallon they drive is not a sustainable funding source. Besides that, migration patterns are changing.

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2:07 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Senator Paul Introduces Transportation Tax-Cutting Legislation

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Through a single piece of legislation, Kentucky Junior Senator Rand Paul is hoping to cut a corporate tax and get more revenue for transportation projects.

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