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Greg Thomas Appointed to Secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

April 13, 2016 - in People, Transportation

FRANKFORT, Ky.—Governor Matt Bevin today announced the appointment of Greg Thomas as Secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Thomas was appointed Deputy Secretary in February 2016 and has been serving as Acting Secretary since March 2016. “Greg…

The Ohio River Bridges Project Enters Busy Closing Phase

March 28, 2016 - in Bridges, Construction, Projects

With the end of the project in sight, 2016 promises to be a busy, final year of construction for the Downtown Crossing portion of the Ohio River Bridges…

Gov. Beshear Announces Downtown Bridge to be Named for Abraham Lincoln

December 7, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Corporate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that the new Ohio River bridge between Kentucky and Indiana in downtown Louisville will be…

Milton-Madison Bridge is Complete

November 11, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Projects

Construction of the Milton-Madison Bridge has reached completion. Painting was finished this past week and all traffic controls have been removed.  The only thing left to do is restripe the pavement and conduct minor corrective work. Ground was broken for…

I-65 Downtown Bridge to Open Ahead of Schedule

October 13, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Corporate

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 12, 2015 – Speaking from the deck of the new Interstate 65 bridge in downtown Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear announced today the bridge will open to two-way traffic ahead of schedule. “In January, I stood at the base of this massive…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $3 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Storm-Damaged Roads in Kentucky

May 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads, Surveying/Mapping

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $3 million in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the Kentucky Transportation…

Kentucky Transportation Secretary Wins National Award

January 20, 2015 - in People, Transportation

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 16, 2015—Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock has received a national award for his leadership on U.S. highway transportation issues. Secretary Hancock, a career engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), recently…

‘KATS’ Project Enables Quantum Increase in Large Truck Inspections

December 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

FRANKFORT, Ky., Dec. 8, 2014—Kentucky’s innovative use of technology for screening large commercial trucks that pass through the Commonwealth has been named 2014 Project of the Year by the Intelligent Transportation Society of the Midwest. The program…

Interstate 65 Widening Improves Safety, Reduces Construction and Comes in Under Budget

August 28, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Roads, Transportation

A project that increased traffic capacity, improved safety and reduced congestion along a major artery in southcentral Kentucky has been recognized with a regional transportation award for coming in under budget. The Interstate 65 widening project in Barren…