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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet released a proposed 2016 Statewide Freight Plan for public comment and is seeking recommendations to establish a freight advisory committee - aimed at enhancing communications between the Cabinet and the freight industry. 

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane along a section of I-24 in Trigg and Christian Counties next week.  

The TransAmerica bicycle trail is now marked through western Kentucky. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has placed signs along the route north of Madisonville and through Marion before continuing into Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet,

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet seeks public feedback on proposed goals for increasing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise involvement on highway projects. The forums for District 1 and 2 are June 2. 

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Kentucky transportation officials have started an online service for people to renew their license plates.


The chief district engineer for Kentucky Transportation District 2 is retiring at the end of this month. Kevin McClearn is a 23-year veteran of the cabinet and was promoted to CDE in 2009. 


Governor Matt Bevin appoints Greg Thomas as Secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Thomas was named deputy secretary in February and acting secretary in early March upon the resignation of secretary Mike Hancock. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet,

A section of U.S. 641/Main Street will be closed in Benton Sunday. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a release the southbound one-way section near 6th Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow utility work.

Cairo Bridge Lane Restriction Wednesday

Apr 5, 2016
Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The US 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge will have a daytime lane and 10-foot load width restriction starting Wednesday. 

Rob Canning / WKMS

Kentucky Transportation officials say a portion of construction on the New US68/KY80 Lake Barkley Bridge in Trigg County has minor damage after a towboat struck one of the piers this morning.