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[KY 30]
Public meeting on new route for KY 30 in Owsley County draws 100 attendees
Posted: 9-Sep-2015 1:28PM CDT

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 10 (Aug. 28, 2015):

Public meeting on new route for KY 30 in Owsley County draws 100 attendees

 

JACKSON, KY – Approximately 100 people attended a public meeting Thursday, Aug. 27, to discuss the proposed relocation of KY 30 in Owsley and Jackson counties. The meeting was conducted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways District 10.

 

Attendees viewed a presentation by District 10 personnel and consultants. They provided comments on the project, asked several questions and viewed maps of the area showing the general scope of the proposed project. They were also provided comment forms on which they could express their opinions on the project.

 

A project is under development to relocate KY 30 between the US 421 intersection at Tyner in Jackson County and Travellers Rest in Owsley County. Two new-terrain corridors are under consideration. Both would begin at the intersection of US 421 and the new segment of KY 30 that was opened to traffic last year. One corridor would cross existing KY 30 near Elias in Jackson County and run to the northwest of the existing route to Travellers Rest. The other would cross existing KY 30 in Owsley County, approximately 1.5 miles from the Jackson County line, then run northwest of the existing route along a new alignment to Travellers Rest.

 

Both corridors will use the new bridge currently under construction at Travellers Rest, and will tie into the separate project to realign KY 30 between Travellers Rest and Levi. A contract is scheduled to be awarded for construction of that segment later this year.

 

The proposed road would have two 11-foot driving lanes. Truck climbing lanes on hills are under consideration. It would also feature paved shoulders, turning lanes at major intersections and a 30-foot clear zone adjacent to the highway.

 

When combined with the segment already completed in Jackson and Laurel counties and the portion in Owsley County to be awarded later this year, the new road will reduce travel time from the Beattyville/Booneville area to I-75 at London from around one hour to approximately 40 minutes. The entire corridor will provide improved safety and mobility for drivers who use it.

 

This project is included in the 2014-2020 Kentucky Highway Plan, approved last year by the General Assembly.

 

The project manager will receive written comments on the project through Sept. 15. Photographs and plans displayed at the public hearing may be viewed at the Department of Highways District 10 office, 473 Highway 15 South, Jackson, during the comment period. Comments on the project may be addressed to: Darren Back, P.E., project manager; Kentucky Department of Highways, P.O. Box 621, Jackson, KY 41339.

 

A similar meeting is scheduled for Jackson County on Tuesday, Sept. 1. It will be held at Tyner Elementary School.

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Area residents invited to attend public meeting on improvements to KY 2498 in Morgan County on July 28
Posted: 20-Jul-2015 1:14PM CDT

From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 10:

Area residents invited to attend public meeting on improvements to KY 2498 in Morgan County on July 28

JACKSON, KY – Residents of Morgan County are invited to attend a public informational meeting to discuss a project to improve KY 2498 in West Liberty. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 5-7 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the West Liberty City Hall. This will be an “open house” format meeting with no formal presentation.

Representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and project consultants will be available to answer questions and provide information about the project. Handouts will be available describing the project’s purpose and need, the right-of-way acquisition process and potential utility relocation concerns. Members of the public will be able to view displays showing the proposed route and the properties to be impacted by the project.

A project is under development to improve KY 2498 (Liberty Road/Wells Hill) between the US 460 intersection and the vicinity of the Morgan County ARH Hospital. The proposed improvements include widened shoulders and eliminating geometric deficiencies. The project is in the preliminary design phase. No schedule has yet been set for right of way acquisition or for construction.

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[US 460]
Public Meeting Held to Discuss US 460 Improvements in Magoffin County
Posted: 31-Aug-2012 1:58AM CDT

From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Deparment of Highways District 10 (May 16, 2012):

Area residents invited to attend public meeting on improvements to US 460 in Magoffin County

JACKSON, KY –  Residents of Magoffin County are invited to attend a public informational meeting to discuss a project to improve US 460 between the Mountain Parkway and KY 114 in Salyersville.

The meeting will be held Thursday, May 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Magoffin County Courthouse. It will be an “open house” format meeting with no formal presentation.

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[New Route]
Public Meetings Held to Discuss KY 88 in Hart County
Posted: 30-Jul-2010 9:48PM CDT

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 4:

State to hold public meetings, seek ideas for KY 88 improvements
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (June 3, 2010) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled two public meetings June 14 to seek ideas about improving KY 88 in Hart County.

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[KY 922]
Newtown Pike Extension Public Meeting to be held Tuesday
Posted: 18-Sep-2009 9:51PM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold a public meeting in Lexington Tuesday to discuss the state of the extension of Newtown Pike: Lexington Herald-Leader: Newtown Pike extension update is Tuesday (Sept. 18, 2009) [Outside Link]

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[Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway]
Public Meeting Held to Discuss Proposed Improvements to Mountain Parkway in Powell County
Posted: 16-Sep-2009 5:22PM CDT

From KYTC Department of Highways District 10 on Sept. 16, 2009:

Transportation Cabinet conducts public meeting on proposed improvements to Mountain Parkway Exit 18 in Clay City
JACKSON, KY – On Tuesday, Sept. 15, personnel from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 10 office conducted a public hearing on the proposed improvements to Exit 18 of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway in Powell County.

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[I-75]
Tennessee Schedules Public Meetings to Discuss I-75 Improvements
Posted: 15-Sep-2009 10:50PM CDT

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will hold three public meetings this week to discuss possible improvements to I-75 from the Kentucky state line to the Georgia state line: Associated Press: TDOT public meetings this week about I-75 (Sept. 14, 2009) [Outside Link]

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[US 62]
Meeting to Discuss Versailles Traffic Flow Scheduled for Thursday
Posted: 15-Sep-2009 10:43PM CDT

A public meeting about how to improve traffic flow in and around Versailles will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Falling Springs Arts and Recreation Center, 275 Beasley Drive in Versailles. More information: Lexington Herald-Leader: Meeting on Versailles traffic flow (Sept. 15, 20090 [Outside Link], Northwest Versailles Mobility Study [Outside Link]

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[Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway]
Transportation Cabinet schedules Aug. 27 public hearing to discuss Mountain Parkway widening project
Posted: 18-Aug-2009 12:35AM CDT

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 10 on August 14, 2009:

Transportation Cabinet schedules Aug. 27 public hearing to discuss Mountain Parkway widening project
JACKSON, KY – Residents of Magoffin, Morgan and Wolfe counties are invited to attend a public hearing to discuss a project to widen the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway to four lanes between Exit 57 at Helechawa in Wolfe County and Exit 75 near Salyersville in Magoffin County.
The hearing will be held Thursday, Aug. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lakefront Church of God on KY 134 in Magoffin County. The site is accessible from the Mountain Parkway via its intersection with KY 134 between mile markers 67 and 68.

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[Louisville - Jefferson County]
Public Meeting to Discuss Improvements to Louisville's West Market Street to be Held on Feb. 18
Posted: 12-Feb-2009 5:58PM CST

A public meeting next Wednesday, Feb 18th for the West Market Street Corridor Improvement Study. The meeting will be at Shawnee High School at 5:30pm.

More information: West Market Street Meeting Flier, Project Web Site [Outside Link]

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[New Route]
Public Meeting to Discuss Improvements to KY 44 near Mount Washington to be held Feb. 24
Posted: 12-Feb-2009 7:28AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold a public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to KY 44 between US 31E and KY 1319 in Bullitt County. The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Feb. 24 at Bullitt East High School.

More information: Louisville Courier-Journal: Bullitt public meeting on Ky. 44 improvements is rescheduled (Feb. 9, 2009) [Outside Link]

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[William H. Natcher Parkway]
Public Meeting: New Natcher Parkway Interchange at Elrod Road
Posted: 28-Jan-2008 11:00AM CST

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 3:

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. --- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Elrod Road and Natcher Parkway Interchange study to be held at the WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center on Thursday, February 7 from 4 pm until 7 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the issues and concerns with a new interchange connecting Elrod Road to the Natcher Parkway. At any time during the three-hour meeting, the public can view exhibits as well as speak with KYTC representatives about the project. A formal overview of the project information will be presented at 4:30 pm.
Anyone needing additional information about the February 7 public meeting should contact Keirsten Jaggers at the Department of Highways at 270-202-0446.
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[KY 101]
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.

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[US 68] [KY 80]
Plan for Widening US 68/KY 80 through Land Between the Lakes Presented
Posted: 5-Feb-2006 2:26AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently presented proposed plans for widening US 68/KY 80 through the Land Between the Lakes: WPSD-TV NewsChannel 6: Kentucky: US 68 Expansion- From 2 Lanes To 4 (Dec. 5, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[US 60]
250 People Attended Recent US 60 Public Meetings
Posted: 16-May-2005 12:02AM CDT

250 people attended recent public meetings to discuss widening US 60 between Henderson and Morganfield: Union County Advocate: 250 Attend Two Nights of Public Meetings on New U.S. 60 Route Between Morganfield & Henderson (May 4, 2005) [Outside Link], Union County Advocate: Waverly U.S. 60 Public Meeting (Letter to the Editor, May 4, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[US 27]
US 27 Garrard-Lincoln County Public Meeting Announced
Posted: 1-Apr-2005 3:51AM CST

A public meeting to discuss the proposed widening of US 27 between KY 34 in Garrard County and US 150 in Lincoln County will be held between 5:00pm and 8:00pm on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at the Garrard County High School.

More information: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Item No. 7-196.00 [Outside Link], Danville Advocate Messenger: State looking at another U.S. 27 widening project (March 25, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[KY 163]
State to Begin Right-of-Way Purchasing Process for KY 163 Project
Posted: 1-Apr-2005 3:50AM CST

The state will soon begin the process of purchasing right-of-way for a project to reconstruct KY 163 near Tompkinsville.

More information: Glasgow Daily Times: State announces work on 163 (March 19, 2005) [Outside Link]

A public meeting to discuss the KY 163 bypass project will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2005 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Tompkinsville Elementary School: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Item No. 3-7020.00 [Outside Link]

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[KY 55]
KY 55/US 68/KY 555 Widening Recommended for Heartland Parkway
Posted: 10-Mar-2005 5:32AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has recommended that the proposed “Heartland Parkway” between Columbia and Springfield be constructed by widening KY 55, US 68, and KY 555 to four lanes along their existing route.

More information: Central Kentucky News-Journal: Heartland Parkway could be a little closer (March 6, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[US 431]
US 431 Meeting Thursday in Muhlenberg
Posted: 2-Mar-2005 4:17PM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 3 from 4:30pm to 7:00pm at Hughes-Kirk Elementary School to discuss proposed changes to the so-called “Dead Man’s Curve” south of Belton.

More information: Evansville Courier & Press: Meeting to cover deadly curve's future (Feb. 28, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[US 68] [KY 80]
Land between the Lakes Project Public Meeting Will be Held this Spring
Posted: 10-Jan-2005 5:18PM CST

A meeting to discuss the proposed widening of US 68/KY 80 through the Land Between the Lakes will be held sometime this spring: (Hopkinsville) Kentucky New Era: Road projects through LBL subject of hearing (Jan. 7, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Meeting for Goddard Covered Bridge to be Held
Posted: 19-Oct-2004 11:58PM CDT

A public meeting to discuss renovations to Fleming County’s Goddard Covered Bridge was to be held today: Maysville Ledger Independent: Meeting for Goddard Renovations Tuesday (Oct. 18, 2004) [Outside Link], Maysville Ledger Independent: Meeting outlines giving Goddard Bridge facelift it deserves (Oct. 27, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[I-66]
Upcoming Public Meetings
Posted: 15-Oct-2004 3:56AM CDT
  • October 26: Public meeting to discuss the replacement of the KY 2448 crossing of the North Fork of the Kentucky River. (6PM-8PM at the Hazard City Hall) [more information [Outside Link]]

  • November 4: Public hearing to discuss the reconstruction of KY 52 in Garrard and Madison counties. (5PM-8PM at Paint Lick Elementary School) [more information [Outside Link]]

  • November 9: Public meeting to discuss alternatives for a proposed route between the AA Highway at Tollesboro and US 68 at Fairview. (5PM-7PM in the Fleming RECC Meeting Room in Flemingsburg) [more information [Outside Link]]

  • November 29, 30: Public meeting to discuss construction of the new Interstate 66 between Somerset and London. (Nov. 29 5PM-8PM at London Community Center and Nov. 30 5PM-8PM at The Center for Rural Development in Somereset) [more information [Outside Link]]
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[New Route]
Elizabethtown-to-Radcliff Connector Public Meeting Held
Posted: 10-Oct-2004 11:48PM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently held a public meeting to discuss alternatives for the construction of a new connector route between Elizabethtown and Radcliff: The (Hardin County) News-Enterprise: State officials solicit input on E'town-Radcliff connector (Sept. 15, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[New Route]
Three Options Considered for “Heartland Parkway”
Posted: 6-Sep-2004 8:54PM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently presented three options for the so-called Heartland Parkway in central Kentucky between Columbia and Springfield.

  • Option 1 would construct a new interstate-like highway between the Cumberland Parkway and Blue Grass Parkway. The new highway would follow a corridor roughly two miles to the west of KY 55/US 68/KY 555.
  • Option 2 would widen the existing KY 55/US 68/KY 555 route to four lanes.
  • Option 3 would keep the current KY 55/US 68/KY 555 route at two lanes, but add passing lanes every three miles.

Area residents expressed a wide variety of opinions about the three options at the recent public meetings.

More information: Lebanon Enterprise: Opinions vary about Heartland Parkway options (August 19, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[I-65]
KYTC Presents Warren County Traffic Proposals
Posted: 20-Aug-2004 5:34AM CDT

At a July meeting, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet presented a number of ideas for improving traffic flow in and around Bowling Green. The plans include widening portions of I-65, Scottsville Road, and Nashville Road and the construction of new highway corridors that would provided access to the Natcher Parkway and I-65: Bowling Green Daily News: Public gets look at big picture for traffic flow (July 27, 2004) [Outside Link]

In other Warren County news, archaeologists are conducting a study of areas along a planned extension of Veterans Memorial Way into downtown: Bowling Green Daily News: Archaeologists digging through trash to find Bowling Green history (July 27, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[KY 1120]
Covington 12th Street Widening Public Meeting to be Held
Posted: 12-Jul-2004 12:16AM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold a public meeting on Wednesday to discuss plans to widen 12th Street in Covington. The project to widen the two lane road into a four lane highway will require the razing of fifty homes and businesses along the highway. Construction is expected to begin in 2007 and would last for two years.

More information: Cincinnati Enquirer: Street project frays nerves; Twelfth Street Tired if Delays (July 11, 2004) [Outside Link], Kentucky Post: Public can weigh in on 12th Street project (July 7, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[KY 7]
Elliott County Chamber of Commerce Concerned about KY 32/KY 7 Widening
Posted: 1-Jun-2004 6:52AM CDT

The Elliott County Chamber of Commerce held a public meeting last week to discuss plans to widen KY 32/KY 7 through Sandy Hook. The chamber is concerned that the plans will impact parking at existing businesses along the route.

More information: Ashland Daily Independent: Chamber Sets Road Project Meeting (May 27, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[Louisville - Jefferson County]
Public Meetings to Discuss Louisville Area Transportation Needs to be Held Next Week
Posted: 27-May-2004 6:39PM CDT

The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency will hold four meetings over the next couple of weeks to gain public input on Louisville Area Transportation needs. The comments will be used in the creation of the area.s long-term transportation plan: Horizon 2030.

More information: Courier-Journal: Hearings next month seek transportation suggestions (May 27, 2004) [Outside Link], Metro Louisville Department of Planning and Design Services Transportation Division [Outside Link]

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[I-71] [I-75]
News Notes
Posted: 18-May-2004 3:38AM CDT

Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky leaders continue to lobby for the replacement of the Brent Spence Bridge: Kentucky Post: Bridge replacement touted as national priority (April 22, 2004) [Outside Link], Cincinnati Enquirer: Plea made for new I-75 bridge (April 23, 2004) [Outside Link], Cincinnati Enquirer: Bridge plan calls for $15M (April 29, 2004) [Outside Link], Cincinnati Enquirer: Voinovich wants $15M for bridge (April 30, 2004) [Outside Link]

No state budget was passed, so there is no state road plan: Franklin Favorite: Area legislators predict state will have a budget (April 22, 2004) [Outside Link], Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer: No budget means no road plan (April 25, 2004) [Outside Link]

Jim Reis recognizes the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce for its work in securing money to replace the Shortway Bridge: Kentucky Post: A century of boosting business (April 26, 2004) [Outside Link]

Meetings on I-71 widening in Jefferson County bring a variety of opinions: Courier-Journal: Meetings on I-71 plans draw strong opinions (April 28, 2004) [Outside Link]

The Governor has signed a bill to expand the authority of the Buffalo Trace covered bridge authority: Maysville Ledger Independent: Denham sponsored bills signed by governor (April 28, 2004) [Outside Link] Public meetings must now be held before the state does any work to the area’s covered bridges.

A project to widen US 231 in Indiana from the Natcher Bridge to I-64 has begun: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer: Project to 4-lane U.S. 231 begins (April 29, 2004) [Outside Link] The first five mile segment should be complete in 2 years.

P rospect residents are worried about an intersection on US 42: Oldham Era: Prospect residents seek help with U.S. 42 intersection (April 30, 2004) [Outside Link]

The Transportation Cabinet held a public meeting to discuss a new I-65 connector in northern Warren County: Bowling Green Daily News: Road options for transpark shown (April 30, 2004) [Outside Link]

The Transportation Cabinet was recognized by the US Fish and Wildlife Service for its work in protecting the Eggbert’s Sunflower: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Protects Endangered Eggert's Sunflower (May 3, 2004) [Outside Link]

Repairs were made to I-65 near mile marker 30 to correct a drainage problem: Bowling Green Daily News: Dangerous I-65 spot seeing changes (May 6, 2004) [Outside Link], Bowling Green Daily News: Speedy repairs on interstate are appreciated (May 8, 2004) [Outside Link]

The new US 23 over the Ohio River at South Shore is running “woefully behind:” Ashland Daily Independent: ODOT - Bridge project 'woefully behind' (May 13, 2004) [Outside Link] The new U.S. Grant Bridge is scheduled to open in 2005.

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[New Route]
Recent Planning Reports
Posted: 18-May-2004 3:36AM CDT
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[I-71]
I-71 Widening Public Meetings
Posted: 21-Apr-2004 5:06AM CDT

Over the next few weeks, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be holding public meetings to discuss widening I-71 from Spaghetti Junction in downtown Louisville to the I-265 interchange in eastern Jefferson County.

More information: Courier-Journal: Input sought on I-71 problems (Apr. 16, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[US 460]
Upcoming Public Meetings
Posted: 11-Mar-2004 2:05AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a number of public meetings to discuss road projects across the state.

  • US 421: On March 18 from 5pm to 7pm a meeting will be held at Sandgap Elementary School in Sandgap to discuss the reconstruction of US 421 from McKee to the Rockcastle County line. [more information [Outside Link]]
  • KY 313: On April 12 from 5:30pm to 8pm a meeting will be held at Flaherty Elementary School in Ekron to discuss an extension to KY 313 from Vine Grove to Brandenburg.
  • US 460: On April 27 from 5pm to 8pm a meeting will be held at Camargo Elementary School in Jeffersonville to discuss the reconstruction of US 460 from Jeffersonville to Means.
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[I-69]
Preferred Alternative Identified for I-69 Corridor Linking Henderson and Evansville
Posted: 11-Feb-2004 4:18PM CST

From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Preferred Alternative Identified for I-69 Corridor Linking Henderson and Evansville (Feb. 11, 2004) [Outside Link]:

EVANSVILLE-- Maxwell Clay Bailey, Secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, and J. Bryan Nicol, Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), jointly announced today that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the I-69 extension between Henderson, Kentucky and Evansville, Indiana has been approved by the Federal Highway Administration. “This I-69 corridor will provide an important connection between Kentucky and Indiana,” said Secretary Bailey. “This vital transportation link will mean improved mobility, safer travel and expanded economic opportunities for our states and for the nation.”
The study consists of evaluating the potential of constructing a new interstate highway between the cities of Henderson and Evansville, as well as the potential for a new Ohio River Bridge between the two cities. Although four alternatives were evaluated in detail, the DEIS identifies one of two eastern alternatives, Alternative 2, as the preferred alternative. Alternative 2 will utilize more than 18 miles of existing I-164 before entering new alignment just east of the Green River Road interchange in Evansville. The Alternative will then travel south on new alignment across a new Ohio River bridge crossing where it will connect to the Breathitt Parkway in Henderson, KY. The total length of Alternative 2 is approximately 30.2 miles and is estimated to cost approximately $652 million to construct.
Two alternatives (Alternatives 1 and 1A) west of Evansville were evaluated but are not considered preferred alternatives because of several factors, including impacts to numerous historic properties and construction cost. The construction cost of each of the western alternatives is approximately $1 billion. A second eastern alternative was also evaluated. Although this alternative, Alternative 3, utilizes approximately 17.2 miles of existing I-164, it travels just east of Angel Mounds State Historic Site, a National Landmark. Alternative 3 would travel south on I-164 and begin new alignment near the I-164/SR 662 interchange. Alternative 3 was not identified as a preferred alternative because of several factors, including impacts to the National Landmark and a high number of residential relocations at I-164/SR662.
Commissioner Nicol said, “This project reinforces the basic purpose and need of constructing and extending a new Interstate 69 that will eventually link us with Canada and Mexico-two of our largest trading partners.”
“The partnership on this project between Indiana and Kentucky has been phenomenal,” added Secretary Bailey. “INDOT, KYTC, the Evansville Urban Transportation Study (EUTS) and the Divisions of the Federal Highway Administration from both Indiana and Kentucky all agree that Alternative 2 is the preferred Alternative based on the initial investigations.” Public hearings to take comments on the DEIS will be at the Henderson High School gymnasium on March 16 and at Reitz High School in Evansville on March 17. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with formal presentations beginning at 6 p.m. for both hearings. Public comments will be accepted until Monday, April 19, 2004.
Comments can be sent to Mr. Tim Miller, HNTB Corporation, 111 Monument Circle, Suite 1200, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, or by visiting the project Web site www.i69in-ky.com [Outside Link]. Comments on the draft report will be considered before a Final Environmental Impact Statement is published within a year.
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More information: The (Henderson) Gleaner: 'Major announcement' on I-69 today (Feb. 11, 2004) [Outside Link], Indianapolis Star: Path chosen for I-69 leg skirting Evansville (Feb. 11, 2004) [Outside Link]

Update (Feb. 13, 2004): Business First of Louisville: Kentucky, Indiana announce initial approval for I-69 project (Feb. 11, 2004) [Outside Link], Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Legal Notice of Public Meeting (Feb. 11, 2004) [Outside Link], Evansville Courier & Press: Henderson residents on I-69 route not happy, but resigned (Feb. 12, 2004) [Outside Link], Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer: Interstate 69 eastern route is endorsed (Feb. 12, 2004) [Outside Link]

Two meeting have been scheduled to discuss the preferred alignment: March 16, 2004 from 5 PM to 9 PM at Henderson County High School Gym and March 17, 2004 from 5 PM to 9 PM at Reitz High School Cafeteria

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[Louisville - Jefferson County]
Public Meetings Held to Discuss Plans for Fegenbush Road Intersections in Jefferson County
Posted: 11-Nov-2003 5:20AM CST

On Thursday, November 6, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet held a public meeting to discuss improvements to two Jefferson County intersections on Fegenbush Road: one at Outer Loop and the other Beulah Church Road.

More information: Courier-Journal: State seeks public input on intersection work (Nov. 5, 2003) [Outside Link]

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Upcoming Public Meetings
Posted: 1-Oct-2003 1:49AM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled the following public meetings to discuss various road projects in Kentucky:

More information: Kentucky New Era (Hopkinsville): Public invited to view proposed U.S. 641 plans (Sept. 16, 2003) [Outside Link], Bowling Green Daily News: Interchange Meeting Set (Sept. 26, 2003) [Outside Link]

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[I-64]
Public Meeting to Discuss Boyd County I-64 Interchange
Posted: 4-Sep-2003 8:41PM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold an open house meeting to discuss changes to the KY 180/I-64 interchange from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. next Thursday, Sept. 11, at Boyd County High School.

More information: Ashland Daily Independent: Changes coming for interchange (Sept. 3, 2003) [Outside Link]

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[I-66]
I-66 and US 27 Public Meetings to be Held in Somerset
Posted: 8-Aug-2003 5:46AM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold a public meeting to discuss possible routes for both a southwest and a northern bypass of Somerset. The meeting will be held on Aug. 28 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

More information: Lexington Herald-Leader: If You Go (Aug. 8, 2003) [Outside Link]

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[I-66]
Bowling Green Beltline and I-66 Events
Posted: 15-Feb-2003 4:58AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has narrowed the list of possible routes for Interstate 66 and the Bowling Green Outer Beltline. The public is being given the chance to review the list of possible routes in a series of public meetings in the greater Bowling Green area. The KYTC has posted maps and other information about the proposed routes here [Outside Link].

More information: Daily News: Public will get view of plans for two roads (Feb. 6, 2003) [Outside Link], Daily News: Revised I-66 routes unveiled (Feb. 12, 2003) [Outside Link], KYTC Planning Project: Proposed Interstate 66 & Bowling Green Outer Beltline [Outside Link]

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[I-66]
KYTC Plans I-66 Meetings in Bowling Green Area
Posted: 12-Jan-2003 4:07PM CST

The Bowling Green Daily News reports that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be holding public meetings in February to discuss possible routings for I-66 in Barren County, Edmonson County, and Warren County.

More information: Daily News: Community meetings will further discuss proposals for I-66 routes (Dec. 31, 2002) [Outside Link]

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Upcoming Public Meetings
Posted: 31-Dec-2002 8:41AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be holding the following public meetings in the near future:

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[I-66]
I-66 Public Meetings
Posted: 30-Dec-2002 6:21AM CST

The KYTC Division of Planning has posted preliminary information concerning public meetings [Outside Link] about I-66 in Warren County and Edmonson County.

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[I-69]
I-69 Eddyville to Henderson Information
Posted: 3-Nov-2002 9:17PM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has posted information from public meeting concerning I-69 between Eddyville and Henderson.

More information: http://www.kytc.state.ky.us/planning/pl-projects/projects/I-69/i69_9.30.02/i69_9.30.02.shtm [Outside Link]

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[I-66]
Upcoming I-66 Ballard, Marshall, and McCracken County Public Meetings
Posted: 3-Nov-2002 9:14PM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be holding a public meeting to discuss the proposed Interstate 66 in western Kentucky from 5pm to 7pm at Ballard Memorial High School, 3561 Paducah Rd., La Center, KY.

More information: http://www.kytc.state.ky.us/planning/pl-projects/projects/I-66/i66_12.10.02/i66_12.10.02.shtm [Outside Link]

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Upcoming Public Meetings: US 51, US 460, US 421, US 119, I-75
Posted: 7-Sep-2002 12:48AM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced the following upcoming public meetings:

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[I-69]
I-69 Public Meetings
Posted: 6-Sep-2002 10:03PM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be holding a series of four public meetings concerning the route of I-69 between Henderson and Eddyville. I-69 is expected to follow the Pennyrile Parkway and the Western Kentucky Parkway between these two cities.

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Thanks for Chris at I69info.com [Outside Link] for the heads up about these meetings.

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