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[US 68]
Section of Craintown Road in Marion County to close June 1
Posted: 1-Jun-2010 8:13PM CDT

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 4:

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (May 24, 2010) — A section of Craintown Road near U.S. 68 in Marion County, near the Boyle County line, will be closed throughout the summer as crews construct two concrete bridges and realign the U.S. 68 approach.
The roadway will be closed from June 1 to Sept. 15. Motorists can detour via Crain School Road and Short Line Road, in Boyle County. The detour route is signed.
Together the bridge replacements will cost about $388,000. The work is part of a $6.7 million, 2.6-mile reconstruction of U.S. 68 from KY 243, in Marion County, to about a half-mile west of KY 34, in Boyle County.
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[US 68]
US 68 400 Mile Yard Sale: June 2-5
Posted: 16-May-2005 12:00AM CDT

The annual 400 Mile Sale stretching along US 68 from Maysville to Paducah will be held June 2-5: Maysville Ledger-Independent: A 400 mile opportunity: Yard sale is a big chance for buyers and sellers (May 1, 2005) [Outside Link], West Kentucky Corporation: 400 Mile Sale Across Kentucky [Outside Link], Logan County News-Democrat & Leader: 400 Mile events listed along U.S. 68-80 (May 10, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[US 150]
Danville By-pass to be Widened
Posted: 7-Feb-2005 2:07AM CST
Topics: [Boyle County] [US 150]

The construction phase of a project to widen the southern portion of the Danville by-pass to four lanes may begin this spring. Bid will be let for the project is month.

More information: Danville Advocate Messenger: State to four-lane Danville bypass (Jan. 20, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[US 68] [KY 80]
400 Mile Yard Sale along US 68/KY 80
Posted: 23-Jun-2004 8:00AM CDT
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US 68 and KY 80 played host a 400 mile long yard sale the first weekend of June: Bowling Green Daily News: 400-mile yard sale kicks off on 68-80 (June 3, 2004) [Outside Link], (Hopkinsville) Kentucky New Era: The 400-mile sale (June 4, 2004) [Outside Link], Bowling Green Daily News: Buyers crossing nation for statewide sale (June 5, 2004) [Outside Link], Bowling Green Daily News: Festival gives Smiths Grove chance to relax, sell goods (June 6, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[US 68]
US 68 Yard Sale Underway
Posted: 3-Jun-2004 10:04AM CDT

The US 68 Yard Sale is underway today through Sunday in the 24 counties along the path of US 68 in Kentucky: more information [Outside Link].

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Bypass at the Top of Perryville Priority List
Posted: 29-Mar-2004 12:16AM CST
Topics: [Boyle County]

Perryville city leaders would like to see a bypass constructed around the city; however, no such plan is currently included in the Six Year Highway Plan. Local leaders believe a bypass would help relieve traffic problems through Perryville’s downtown.

More information: Danville Advocate-Messenger: Bypass tops Perryville's priority list at forum (March 24, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[US 68]
US 68 Yard Sale June 3-6
Posted: 18-Mar-2004 8:43AM CST

This summer will see an event known as “400 Miles of Antiques, Collectibles & Stuff” along nearly 400-miles of US 68 Kentucky. The event will be held June 3-6 and involve events along in 24 counties along US 68’s route.

More information: Central Kentucky News-Journal: 400 miles of opportunity -- June event will bring thousands of visitors, dollars to Central Kentucky (March 14, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[KY 2168]
KYTC Studies Danville Northeast Connector Route
Posted: 6-Jan-2004 6:44AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Division of Planning is conducting a study concerning a new route connecting KY 33 north of Danville to US 150 east of Danville in Boyle County.

More information: Danville Advocate Messenger: State Seeking Input on Connector Road [Outside Link], Danville Advocate Messenger: Connector road designs unveiled (Nov. 19, 2003) [Outside Link], KYTC Division of Planning: New Danville Connector [Outside Link]

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[US 68]
Section of US 68 in Mercer County to Close for Construction
Posted: 8-Aug-2003 4:46AM CDT

A project to re-align part of US 68 in Mercer County will involve a temporary closure of the road. A detour will be posted along KY 33 and KY 152 between Harrodsburg and Shaker Village. The landscaping for the project will involve the planting of 140 trees of 12 different native species. The road closed on Aug. 1 and will re-open by December 1.

Another section of US 68 in Boyle County was closed for culvert replacement on Aug. 6.

The Danville Advocate Messenger [Outside Link] reported this information on July 30, 2003.

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[US 150]
Danville Viaduct Expected to Re-open by Sept. 1; Work Will Complete Sept. 15
Posted: 8-Aug-2003 2:31AM CDT
Topics: [Boyle County] [US 150]

The Danville Advocate Messenger [Outside Link] reported on July 29, 2003 that work to rebuild the US 150 Danville viaduct should be complete by September 15 and that it should re-open to traffic by September 1. The viaduct originally opened in 1949. Years of salt and traffic have caused the concrete to deteriorate, and the Transportation Cabinet is replacing the viaduct as a preventative measure. The viaduct will retain its original arched architecture.

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[KY 52]
Bridge Work on Kentucky 52 in Boyle County
Posted: 18-Jul-2003 6:28PM CDT
Topics: [Boyle County] [KY 52]

The Danville Advocate Messenger [Outside Link] reported on July 16, 2003 that road crews would be repairing a bridge on KY 52 two miles east of US 150 in Boyle County. The concrete deck of the bridge is being completely replaced.

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[New Route]
Perryville Bypass Being Studied
Posted: 12-Mar-2002 6:37PM CST

The Perryville Community Development Commission is studying a bypass around the historic district of Perryville.

More information: Advocate Messenger: Bypass gets top priority at Perryville community forum (3/12/02) [Outside Link] (no longer online)

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