interstate 69

Infrastructure
7:28 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Hopkins County Interchange Nears Completion

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet engineers report work on the new full-flow interchange connecting Interstate 69 with the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway in Hopkins County is about 60 percent complete. The interchange is one of about 10 major construction projects expanding the footprint of I-69 through Kentucky. 

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Infrastructure
6:13 am
Fri September 12, 2014

New I-69 Contract Awarded in Marshall, Graves Counties

  Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear announced Thursday  a contract for improvements to bring a portion of the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway up to interstate highway standards and an eventual designation as Interstate 69.

The project involves reconstruction of 30 miles of the parkway from Exit 22 (mile point 22) in Graves County to U.S. 62 at Calvert City (mile point 52) in Marshall County. Hall Contracting of Kentucky Inc. was awarded the contract on a low bid of $8.08 million. The project has a completion date of Sept. 15, 2015.

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Transportation
12:51 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Another Contract Awarded, I-69 Moves Forward

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a major contract to bring I-69 closer to reality in Hopkins, Webster and Henderson counties.

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Government
2:32 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

KYTC Awards $30M Contract for Madisonville I-69 Interchange

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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.

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Transportation
8:01 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Pennyrile Parkway Receiving Study for Possible Interstate I-69 Designation

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  The Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway might be getting a new designation, as the Interstate 69 project gains momentum.

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.

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Government
4:06 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Ken-Tenn Regional Alliance Outlines Goals

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Ken-Tenn Regional Alliance Chairman and Fulton County Judge-Executive David Gallagher said the partnership between Kentucky and Tennessee will allow economic development directors to coordinate their work, publicize their successes and paint a positive picture of the region.

The alliance has just completed an assessment period meant to define its role going forward.

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KY Lane Restrictions
11:42 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Kentucky Lane Restrictions

A lane restriction begins tomorrow for work on the US 60 Ledbetter Bridge. Crews will work through April 13th to install a deck expansion as part of ongoing repairs to the bridge.  Highway officials say delays will be less than five minutes. Traffic on Interstate 69 will also see lane restrictions in Caldwell County starting Monday April 9.

Afternoon Update
4:34 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/6/12

Crews search for boaters after capsize near Kentucky Dam.
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Two men are missing after a pontoon boat capsized on the Tennessee River around 11 this morning.

Kentucky Politics:

A proposal that limits the amount of pseudoephedrine consumers can buy in a month could make it out the state House of Representatives intact.

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