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Government
5:03 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Kentucky Transportation Official Says No US 68/KY 80 Speed Limit Increase Until Project Complete

Some officials are pushing for a 65 mile per hour speed limit on US 68/KY 80, but Kentucky’s transportation cabinet secretary said now isn’t the time.

Mike Hancock said he’s reluctant to change the speed limit since many tourists come to western Kentucky.

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Government
2:25 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

Ky. Faces Potential Loss of Federal Road Funds

Kentucky's transportation secretary is warning lawmakers that the state could lose nearly $650 million in federal funding in 2015 unless Congress shifts additional money into the Highway Trust Fund.

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Government
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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