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Martin County News Items

[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Cleanup from Recent Storms Continues
Posted: 19-Feb-2009 11:09PM CST

The state is still cleaning up from recent ice and wind storms.

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Floods Ravage Eastern Kentucky Roads
Posted: 24-Jun-2004 1:28AM CDT

Heavy rains in June washed out several roads in far eastern Kentucky. Damage was so severe the Transportation Cabinet Highway District 12 was forces to halt all routine highway maintenance and refocus on emergency road repairs. Preliminary estimates are that repairs will cost $6 million.

The rain and floods also damaged roads in Clark County.

Additionally, the rains are believed to have contributed to the partial collapse of KY 292, the Huntley-Brinkley Road, along the Tug Fork in Pike County. The road was constructed by local residents nearly 40 years ago. After the area was featured on the NBC evening news with Chet Huntley and David Brinkley, television viewers nationwide sent donations to aid in the construction of the road. Local residents believe heavy coal trucks contributed to the collapse of the road.

More information: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 12: District 12 surveys flood damage with FEMA reps (June 6, 2004) [Outside Link], Winchester Sun: Clark County included in request for disaster relief (June 8, 2004) [Outside Link], Lexington Herald-Leader: It's good night to section of Huntley-Brinkley Road (June 15, 2004) [Outside Link], Lexington Herald-Leader: Cause of eastern Kentucky road's deterioration debated (June 15, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[KY 645]
KY 3/KY 645 Interchange in Inez?
Posted: 18-Mar-2004 8:40AM CST
Topics: [KY 3] [KY 645] [Martin County]

A recent procurement from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Division of Professional Services appears to indicate that an interchange will be built at the intersection of KY 3 and KY 645 near Inez. The procurement bulletin states the following purpose and need: “The purpose of this project is to improve safety by providing for a grade separation of KY 3 traffic turning west bound onto KY 645. Proposed design should also provide for continuous movement for other movements at this intersection.”

More information: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Procurement Bulletin 12-139 [Outside Link]

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
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:

A few new images have been added to the KentuckyRoads.com - Miscellaneous Signs and KentuckyRoads.com - General Images galleries as well.

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