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Work for the Chalybeate Bypass in Edmonson County is underway
Posted: 30-Jul-2010 9:50PM CDT
From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 3 on June 14, 2010:
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Department of Highways District 3 Office advises motorists to be aware of crews working adjacent to KY 101 in Edmonson County.
Motorists should use caution while traveling along KY 101 from the Warren County line to Beaver Dam Chapel Road all this week.
Crews will work from 6:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and double fine signs have been posted.
KY 101 Edmonson County Public Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 21
Posted: 5-Feb-2006 3:12AM CST
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold a public meeting on Feb. 21 to discuss the reconstruction of KY 101 in the vicinity of Chalybeate.
US 68/KY 80 Warren County Work Done on Accelerated Basis
Posted: 9-Feb-2005 1:54AM CST
Work to widen US 68/KY 80 beginning at the intersection with US 31W north of Bowling Green is being done on an accelerated basis and being paid for with discretionary funds. The $2.5 million project is likely a prelude to the construction of a new interchange with I-65 to serve the new Kentucky TriModal Transpark. Completion of the widening is scheduled for May 15.
Work is also planned to begin soon to reconstruct KY 101 near the Warren County-Edmonson County line.
Quickies: Honoring Native Musicians, Warren County Area Projects, Environmentalists Against Expedited Projects
Posted: 21-Apr-2004 5:05AM CDT
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As part of a continuing project to recognize the birthplaces of Kentucky’s musicians signs have recently been erected honoring Ray Goins and Curley Ray Cline . (Update (Apr. 24): WKYT: Bluegrass Fiddler Honored (Apr. 23, 2004) )
A ceremony has held recently to dedicate the Helen Brown Bridge . Helen Brown was influential in having the Pikeville area bridge built.
The Bowling Green Daily News reports on road projects planned for Warren and surrounding counties: Bowling Green Daily News: Transportation budget on track (April 5, 2004)
Environmental groups oppose the Louisville Bridges Project, I-66, and other expedited projects: Courier-Journal: Environmental groups critical of bridges project (Apr. 9, 2004)
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reminds motorists to brake for construction workers .
Kentucky’s State Highway Engineer, James M. “Mac” Yowell, has been inducted to the University of Kentucky’s Engineering Hall of Distinction.
Despite Budget Problems, Three District 3 Projects Still on Track
Posted: 20-Jan-2004 7:41AM CST
Despite state budget problems, three road projects are still on track for construction this year. Paving and guardrail installation will be completed on about five miles of the US 231 reconstruction project in eastern Allen County, reconstruction of KY 101 between Chalybeate and US 31W will begin, and a bridge over Little Reedy Creek on KY 70 in Butler County will be replaced.
Kentucky receives about $500 million in federal funds for road projects each year; however, the state must provide matching funds for 20% of construction costs. These funds have been drained in recent years.
Over Two-hundred Photographs Added
Posted: 25-Jul-2003 11:36AM CDT
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Two-hundred-and-sixty-two photographs of Kentucky's roads have been added to this website. The new photo galleries include:
Federal Budget includes Money for Kentucky Road Projects
Posted: 3-Mar-2003 10:37PM CST
Topics: [Edmonson County] [Fayette County] [Interstate 265] [Interstate 65] [Interstate 66] [Interstate 75] [Jefferson County] [KY 101] [Lincoln County] [Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project] [Pulaski County] [Rockcastle County] [Warren County]
The federal budget for 2002 includes money for several road projects in Kentucky. These projects include:
More information: Daily News: Region lands more than $13 million in funds (Feb. 15, 2003) , Courier-Journal: Budget funds projects in area (Feb. 15, 2003) , Herald-Leader: Kentucky projects in federal budget bill (Feb. 15, 2003)
KYTC May Connect Brownsville and Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway
Posted: 11-Jan-2002 2:38AM CST
Topics: [Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway] [Edmonson County] [Interstate 65] [Interstate 66] [KY 101] [KY 259]
According to this June 18, 2001 article from the Bowling Green Daily News the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has considered reconstructing KY 259 from the current I-65 and Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway to the intersection of KY 259 and KY 101 near Brownsville. A public meeting on this issue was held in July of 2001. An early report on the proposal can be found here . This project is in the same area as the proposed I-66.
New Section of KY 101 Opens near Brownsville
Posted: 25-Nov-2001 3:06PM CST
The Daily News reports in this article that a new section of KY 101 and KY 259 will open this Tuesday, November 27. The 3.9 mile section of road connects Brownsville and Rhoda.
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