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[KY 8]
State’s First Geofoam Roadway Expected to open Ahead of Schedule
Posted: 30-Oct-2005 11:46PM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet expected to open the state’s first roadway constructed on a foam base ahead of schedule. A one-mile section of KY 8 along the bank of the Ohio River in Campbell County is being reconstructed in attempt to prevent problems with cracking and slipping of the road.

More information: Kentucky Post: Geofoam roadway to open in weeks (Oct. 24, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[US 25]
Update on Northern Kentucky Projects
Posted: 1-Jul-2005 3:47AM CDT

The Cincinnati Enquirer has provided a list of on-going road construction projects in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties: Cincinnati Enquirer: N.Ky. roads: Construction project updates (June 6, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[KY 8]
Part of KY 8 in Campbell County Closed for Repairs
Posted: 1-Apr-2005 3:49AM CST

Work to repair a section of KY 8 in Campbell County that has slowly been sliding into the Ohio River will close the road for at least a year: Kentucky Post: Landslide closes part of Ky. 8 (March 14, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[I-471]
Planners Urge Look at I-471
Posted: 9-Feb-2005 1:54AM CST

Representatives of the Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments have been in Washington this week to lobby for money to study possible upgrades to I-471 in Northern Kentucky: (Covington) Kentucky Post: Planners: Upgrade I-471 (Feb. 7, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[New Route]
State Senator Proposes Naming New Lewis County Road in Honor of President Reagan
Posted: 7-Feb-2005 2:09AM CST

State Senator Charlie Borders has proposed naming a new route between the AA Highway and the Black Oak Industrial Park for former President Ronald Reagan: Ashland Daily Independent: Senator suggests name for new Lewis County highway (Jan. 24, 2005) [Outside Link]

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[The Ohio River]
Dave Honan Contributes Ohio River Bridge and US 119 Pike County Photographs
Posted: 25-May-2004 6:00AM CDT

Dave Honan [Outside Link] has contributed photographs of several bridges over the Ohio River:

Additionally, he has provided several photographs of a section of the US 119 relocation project in Pike County.

You can find more of his bridge and railroad photography on Dave’s website [Outside Link].

Thanks for the contribution Dave!

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[KY 8]
Highway Worker Killed by 84 Year Old Driver in Accident in Kenton County
Posted: 30-Aug-2003 5:59PM CDT

Department of Highways employee Frank Chandler died of injuries suffered during a Aug. 19 accident on KY 8 (River Road) in Kenton County. Chandler had worked for the state for 30 years, the last 14 of which where spent in Northern Kentucky.

Chandler was struck by a car driven by Steve Stoinoff, 84, of Villa Hills. Police said that Stoinoff did not appear to be under the influence alcohol or other drugs.

More information: Cincinnati Enquirer: Highway worker who was hit dies (Aug. 20, 2003) [Outside Link], Cincinnati Enquirer: Franklin Lee Chandler (Aug. 21, 2003) [Outside Link]

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[I-471]
Development in Newport Clogs Traffic on I-471 Bridge
Posted: 29-Aug-2003 7:35PM CDT

Development of the Newport Levee has caused a considerable increase in traffic (and traffic accidents) on I-471's Daniel Carter Beard Bridge over the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Newport. Newport city leaders are pressing to rebuild the ramps from I-471 south bound to KY 8; however, the project is not currently listed on the six year highway plan.

More information: Cincinnati Enquirer: Newport traffic clogs bridge (Aug. 19, 2003) [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:

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