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Transportation
4:09 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Road Conditions Improving in Western Kentucky

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Western Kentucky roadways are improving as crews continue to clear pavement with plows and salt, though some ramps and “C” snow priority routes remained covered.

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Weather
2:13 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Road Salt in Low Supply, High Demand in Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says salt supplies statewide are reaching critically low levels. 

A nationwide salt shortage and perpetual snowfall has diminished supply.

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Transportation
12:57 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Protest Rejected, KYTC Committee Prepares to Award Kentucky Lake Bridge Contract

As a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet bid committee prepares to award the contract to replace the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake, a protest filed against the low-bidding construction company has been rejected.

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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
5:08 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

New U.S. 641 Alignment Selected for Ky. Counties

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Based on public input, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has selected a new route for U.S. 641 from Fredonia to U.S. 62 at Eddyville.

The route will skirt the east edge of Fredonia, where it will then follow an abandoned rail line to the Caldwell-Lyon county line.  It will briefly follow the existing roadway before routing along property lines and existing state-owned property to reach U.S. 62 near the I-69 interchange east of Eddyville.

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Government
10:12 am
Mon November 25, 2013

KTC Survey Shows Strong Support For Passenger Rail Service

A new survey shows strong support for passenger rail service in Kentucky. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s “Your Turn” survey sought input on transportation from over 16,000 respondents in every county across the state. 

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Transportation
2:53 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

KYTC Secretary Elected President of National Transportation Association

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock has been elected president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

The nonprofit association advocates for transportation-related policies and provides technical support to states in their efforts to safely move people and goods.

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Government
6:37 am
Thu October 17, 2013

KY Highway Engineers Chosen For Districts

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Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock has appointed two new chief district engineers to oversee Department of Highway's operations in eastern and western portions of the state.

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Society
11:02 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Dorena-Hickman Ferry Shut Down Wednesday

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The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connecting western Kentucky with southeast Missouri will be out of service early Wednesday for required maintenance.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesman Keith Todd said normal operations should resume by 1 p.m.

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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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