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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):
KY 259 Widening Project Moves Forward
Posted: 16-May-2005 3:55AM CDT
A preferred alternative has been chosen for the proposed reconstruction of KY 259 from the Green River to Kyrock in Edmonson County.
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)
Quickies: Honoring Native Musicians, Warren County Area Projects, Environmentalists Against Expedited Projects
Posted: 21-Apr-2004 5:05AM CDT
Topics: [Allen County] [Barren County] [Butler County] [Edmonson County] [Interstate 265] [Interstate 65] [Jefferson County] [Kentucky Transportation Cabinet] [KY 100] [KY 101] [KY 1117] [KY 185] [KY 259] [KY 70] [Logan County] [Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project] [The Ohio River] [Pike County] [Travel Information] [US 231] [Warren County]
As part of a continuing project to recognize the birthplaces of Kentucky’s musicians signs have recently been erected honoring Ray Goins and Curley Ray Cline . (Update (Apr. 24): WKYT: Bluegrass Fiddler Honored (Apr. 23, 2004) )
A ceremony has held recently to dedicate the Helen Brown Bridge . Helen Brown was influential in having the Pikeville area bridge built.
The Bowling Green Daily News reports on road projects planned for Warren and surrounding counties: Bowling Green Daily News: Transportation budget on track (April 5, 2004)
Environmental groups oppose the Louisville Bridges Project, I-66, and other expedited projects: Courier-Journal: Environmental groups critical of bridges project (Apr. 9, 2004)
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reminds motorists to brake for construction workers .
Kentucky’s State Highway Engineer, James M. “Mac” Yowell, has been inducted to the University of Kentucky’s Engineering Hall of Distinction.
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.
Western Kentucky Parkway/KY 259 Interchange Being Reconstructed
Posted: 13-Aug-2003 11:53PM CDT
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:
KYTC May Connect Brownsville and Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway
Posted: 11-Jan-2002 2:38AM CST
Topics: [Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway] [Edmonson County] [Interstate 65] [Interstate 66] [KY 101] [KY 259]
According to this June 18, 2001 article from the Bowling Green Daily News the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has considered reconstructing KY 259 from the current I-65 and Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway to the intersection of KY 259 and KY 101 near Brownsville. A public meeting on this issue was held in July of 2001. An early report on the proposal can be found here . This project is in the same area as the proposed I-66.
New Section of KY 101 Opens near Brownsville
Posted: 25-Nov-2001 3:06PM CST
The Daily News reports in this article that a new section of KY 101 and KY 259 will open this Tuesday, November 27. The 3.9 mile section of road connects Brownsville and Rhoda.
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