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State’s First Geofoam Roadway Expected to open Ahead of Schedule
Posted: 30-Oct-2005 11:46PM CST
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet expected to open the state’s first roadway constructed on a foam base ahead of schedule. A one-mile section of KY 8 along the bank of the Ohio River in Campbell County is being reconstructed in attempt to prevent problems with cracking and slipping of the road.
More information: Kentucky Post: Geofoam roadway to open in weeks (Oct. 24, 2005)
Update on Northern Kentucky Projects
Posted: 1-Jul-2005 3:47AM CDT
Topics: [Boone County] [Campbell County] [Kenton County] [KY 1892] [KY 3490] [KY 536] [KY 547] [KY 8] [US 25] [US 27]
The Cincinnati Enquirer has provided a list of on-going road construction projects in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties: Cincinnati Enquirer: N.Ky. roads: Construction project updates (June 6, 2005)
Part of KY 8 in Campbell County Closed for Repairs
Posted: 1-Apr-2005 3:49AM CST
Work to repair a section of KY 8 in Campbell County that has slowly been sliding into the Ohio River will close the road for at least a year: Kentucky Post: Landslide closes part of Ky. 8 (March 14, 2005)
Planners Urge Look at I-471
Posted: 9-Feb-2005 1:54AM CST
Representatives of the Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments have been in Washington this week to lobby for money to study possible upgrades to I-471 in Northern Kentucky: (Covington) Kentucky Post: Planners: Upgrade I-471 (Feb. 7, 2005)
State Senator Proposes Naming New Lewis County Road in Honor of President Reagan
Posted: 7-Feb-2005 2:09AM CST
State Senator Charlie Borders has proposed naming a new route between the AA Highway and the Black Oak Industrial Park for former President Ronald Reagan: Ashland Daily Independent: Senator suggests name for new Lewis County highway (Jan. 24, 2005)
Dave Honan Contributes Ohio River Bridge and US 119 Pike County Photographs
Posted: 25-May-2004 6:00AM CDT
Topics: [Ballard County] [Greenup County] [Henderson County] [KY 8] [McCracken County] [The Ohio River] [Pike County] [Site Features] [US 119]
Dave Honan has contributed photographs of several bridges over the Ohio River:
Additionally, he has provided several photographs of a section of the US 119 relocation project in Pike County.
You can find more of his bridge and railroad photography on Dave’s website .
Thanks for the contribution Dave!
Highway Worker Killed by 84 Year Old Driver in Accident in Kenton County
Posted: 30-Aug-2003 5:59PM CDT
Department of Highways employee Frank Chandler died of injuries suffered during a Aug. 19 accident on KY 8 (River Road) in Kenton County. Chandler had worked for the state for 30 years, the last 14 of which where spent in Northern Kentucky.
Chandler was struck by a car driven by Steve Stoinoff, 84, of Villa Hills. Police said that Stoinoff did not appear to be under the influence alcohol or other drugs.
Development in Newport Clogs Traffic on I-471 Bridge
Posted: 29-Aug-2003 7:35PM CDT
Development of the Newport Levee has caused a considerable increase in traffic (and traffic accidents) on I-471's Daniel Carter Beard Bridge over the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Newport. Newport city leaders are pressing to rebuild the ramps from I-471 south bound to KY 8; however, the project is not currently listed on the six year highway plan.
More information: Cincinnati Enquirer: Newport traffic clogs bridge (Aug. 19, 2003)
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:
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