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District 4 Traffic Impact Report
Posted: 16-Sep-2012 5:47PM CDT
Topics: [Breckinridge County] [Grayson County] [Green County] [Hardin County] [Hart County] [KY 1375] [KY 144] [KY 1600] [KY 251] [KY 259] [KY 261] [KY 3005] [KY 322] [Larue County] [Marion County] [Meade County] [Nelson County] [Taylor County] [US 31] [Washington County] [Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway]
From Kentucky Tranportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 4 (Sept. 11, 2012):
Traffic Impact Report for KYTC District 4 Week of 8/27/2012
Posted: 31-Aug-2012 12:00AM CDT
Topics: [Martha Layne Collins Blue Grass Parkway] [Breckinridge County] [Grayson County] [Green County] [Hardin County] [KY 1214] [KY 1375] [KY 1600] [KY 220] [KY 251] [KY 253] [KY 261] [KY 322] [KY 566] [KY 793] [Nelson County] [US 31] [Washington County] [Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway]
More Snow and Ice Information
Posted: 24-Dec-2004 1:47AM CST
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Wrecks caused backups on I-71 and I-24 and summary of snow response statewide: Associated Press: Winter storm coats parts of Kentucky with snow, ice (Dec. 23, 2004) , Associated Press: Winter Storm Coats Much Of Kentucky With Snow, Ice (Dec. 23, 2004)
Summary of snow response in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati: (Covington) Kentucky Post: Kentucky and Ohio counties declare weather emergencies (Dec. 23, 2004) , Cincinnati Enquirer: Now, time to dig out (Dec. 23, 2004)
Snow response in the Glasgow area: Glasgow Daily Times: Winter storm hits Kentucky (Dec. 23, 2004)
Motorists became stranded on part of the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway near Hopkinsville: (Hopkinsville) Kentucky New Era: Storm paralyzes region (Dec. 23, 2004)
Gov. Fletcher has declared a state of emergency in the following counties and cities: McLean, Hancock, Livingston, Hopkins, City of Providence, City of Owensboro, City of Falmouth, City of Butler, Todd, Daviess, Crittenden, Carlisle, Shelby, Muhlenberg, Pendleton, Bullitt and Grayson: WAVE 3: Governor Ernie Fletcher's Office Declares State of Emergency (Dec. 23, 2004)
I-64 in Indiana remains closed between Evansville and the Illinois state line. The National Guard has been rescuing stranded motorists along the interstate: Associated Press: Guardsmen Rescuing Travelers Stranded On Southern Indiana Highway (Dec. 23, 2004) , Associated Press: Stranded travelers recall cold night on snowbound highway (Dec. 23, 2004) , Associated Press: Snow Storm Snarls Much Of Southern, Central Indiana (Dec. 23, 2004) , Evansville Courier & Press: Indiana National Guardsmen rescue stranded motorists from Interstate 64 (Dec. 23, 2004)
Information regarding conditions on Kentucky’s highway can be obtained by calling 1-800-RDREPORT, by calling 511 from an in-state telephone, or by visiting ww.511.ky.gov .
Maps of roads that will be cleared by the state government can be found at: www.kytc.state.ky.us/maintenance/Snow_Ice.htm .
Clarkson Makes Street One-Way in Preparation for First Stop Light
Posted: 17-Nov-2004 2:05AM CST
The Grayson County town of Clarkson has approved converting Vanmeter Street into a one-way to improve traffic flow near the towns first stop light: Grayson County News-Gazette: Clarkson creates 1-way street to make way for first red light (Nov. 1, 2004)
September Transportation Konnection
Posted: 17-Oct-2004 8:29AM CDT
Topics: [Bourbon County] [Fayette County] [Grayson County] [Kentucky Transportation Cabinet] [KY 259] [Mason County] [US 27] [US 62] [US 68] [Warren County] [Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway]
The September 2004 edition of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s newsletter, the Transportation Konnection, has been posted to the KYTC’s web site .
Interesting items in September’s Konnection are:
Download: [Transportation Konnection – September 2004] (2MB)
Chief Highway Engineers Appointed in Nine Districts
Posted: 30-Jun-2004 1:07AM CDT
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Gov. Fletcher and Transportation Secretary Bailey have appointed chief highway engineers for nine of the Division of Highways' twelve districts.
More information: WKYT: Gov. Fletcher Hires New Highway Engineers (June 29, 2004) , Associated Press: Fletcher appoints top highway engineers (June 30, 2004) , Hardin County News-Enterprise: Highway engineer appointed in E'town (June 30, 2004) , Maysville Ledger-Independent: New KTC Engineer Sees District as Unique (July 2, 2004)
Recent Planning Reports
Posted: 18-May-2004 3:36AM CDT
Topics: [Adair County] [Bullitt County] [Grayson County] [Green County] [Hart County] [KY 44] [KY 55] [KY 555] [KY 88] [Marion County] [Public Meetings] [Taylor County] [Washington County]
Residents Demand Guardrail on KY 259 Eveleigh Hill in Grayson County
Posted: 3-Feb-2004 1:49AM CST
Several local residents have requested a guardrail be installed on a hill along KY 259 in Grayson County.
Leitchfield Bypass Progresses
Posted: 15-Nov-2003 8:31AM CST
Contracts will be let this month for another phase of the Leitchfield Bypass (KY 3155). This phase will connect the existing road at City Park to Salt River Road (KY 920) where it will tie in with the nearly complete northern phase of the bypass between Salt River Road and KY 259. Work is expected to begin as soon as weather permits.
Information Added to Planning Website
Posted: 4-Nov-2003 4:57AM CST
Topics: [Caldwell County] [Grayson County] [Jackson County] [Lyon County] [Spencer County] [US 421] [US 641]
New information about several projects has been added to the Transportation Cabinet's Division of Planning website:
KY 1214/Western Kentucky Parkway Interchange Not in Six Year Plan
Posted: 1-Sep-2003 4:19PM CDT
Despite fears from some area residents that their homes will soon be torn down, there are currently no plans to build an interchange at the KY 1214 and the Western Kentucky Parkway southeast of Leitchfield. City leaders have requested an interchange to be built; however, it is currently on the unscheduled needs list.
Western Kentucky Parkway/KY 259 Interchange Being Reconstructed
Posted: 13-Aug-2003 11:53PM CDT
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