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[US 460]US 460 begins in Frankfort and then travels east through Georgetown, Paris, Mount Sterling, West Liberty, Saylersville, Prestonsburg, and Pikeville before exiting into Virginia near Mouthcard, Kentucky.

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[US 460]
Public Meeting Held to Discuss US 460 Improvements in Magoffin County
Posted: 31-Aug-2012 1:58AM CDT

From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Deparment of Highways District 10 (May 16, 2012):

Area residents invited to attend public meeting on improvements to US 460 in Magoffin County

JACKSON, KY –  Residents of Magoffin County are invited to attend a public informational meeting to discuss a project to improve US 460 between the Mountain Parkway and KY 114 in Salyersville.

The meeting will be held Thursday, May 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Magoffin County Courthouse. It will be an “open house” format meeting with no formal presentation.

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[US 460]
Construction under way on US 460 - US 23 interchange
Posted: 28-Feb-2011 10:43PM CST
Topics: [Pike County] [US 23] [US 460]

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 12:

Construction under way on US 460 - US 23 interchange
PIKE COUNTY – February 14, 2011 – Work is under way on the mega-interchange that will connect new US 460 to US 23. Bizzack, the state’s successful bidder on the project, moved onto the Sookey’s Creek site today to begin construction on what is estimated to be a two-year project.

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Groundbreaking set for new US 460; sections of highway may be open to traffic in three years
Posted: 31-Jan-2011 10:55PM CST

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 12:

PIKE COUNTY – January 12, 2011 – Friday, January 21, at 12:30 p.m. Governor Steve Beshear will join federal, state, and local officials to break ground for Corridor Q, the name given by the Appalachian Regional Commission for new US 460 in Pike County.

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Summary of Transportation Related Bills Passed During the 2004 Regular Session
Posted: 1-Jun-2004 6:01AM CDT

The 60-day regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly ended on April 13. Thirteen bills relating to transportation were passed into law during the 2004 regular session. Click “read full text” below for summaries of each bill.

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Fifteen Projects Moved from Six-Year Plan to “Unscheduled Needs” List
Posted: 11-Mar-2004 2:18AM CST
Topics: Topic listing supressed. [26 topics related to this item]

When the 2004 Recommended Six-Year Highway Plan was released Transportation Cabinet Secretary Maxwell Clay Bailey assured legislators that no projects had been removed the 2002 Six-Year Plan; however, the Courier-Journal has found that fifteen projects scheduled under the 2002 plan were moved to the unscheduled needs list in the new 2004 plan.

More information: Courier-Journal: 15 projects cut from road plan (March 3, 2004) [Outside Link], WKYT: 15 Kentucky Road Projects Cut Due To Budget Crisis (March 4, 2004) [Outside Link], Hardin County News Enterprise: State drops I-65 widening (March 5, 2004) [Outside Link]

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Upcoming Public Meetings
Posted: 11-Mar-2004 2:05AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a number of public meetings to discuss road projects across the state.

  • US 421: On March 18 from 5pm to 7pm a meeting will be held at Sandgap Elementary School in Sandgap to discuss the reconstruction of US 421 from McKee to the Rockcastle County line. [more information [Outside Link]]
  • KY 313: On April 12 from 5:30pm to 8pm a meeting will be held at Flaherty Elementary School in Ekron to discuss an extension to KY 313 from Vine Grove to Brandenburg.
  • US 460: On April 27 from 5pm to 8pm a meeting will be held at Camargo Elementary School in Jeffersonville to discuss the reconstruction of US 460 from Jeffersonville to Means.
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[US 460]
Georgetown By-pass Maybe Completed by 2010
Posted: 29-Feb-2004 9:40AM CST
Topics: [KY 32] [Scott County] [US 25] [US 460]

In an article that no longer appears to be online, the Georgetown News-Graphic reports that the final leg of the Georgetown Bypass would be completed in 2010 under the proposed six-year highway plan. Construction on the bypass originally began in 1994 when the section eastern half of the bypass from US 25 south to US 25 north was completed. In 1997, the southwestern stretch of the bypass between US 460 west and US 25 south was constructed.

Under the proposed six year highway plan, right of way purchases for the stretch of the bypass between US 460 west and US 25 north would begin in 2007. Actual construction of the road would begin in 2010.

More information: Hartman, Chas. J. "Final leg of bypass could end in 2010." Georgetown (Ky.) News-Graphic [Outside Link] 27 Feb 2004.

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[US 460]
First Phase of US 460 Pike County Reconstruction Over Half Complete
Posted: 24-Feb-2004 10:36AM CST
Topics: [Pike County] [US 460]

Transportation Cabinet District 12 reports that construction on the first phase of the US 460 widening project in Pike County is 53% complete. The 2.3 mile section of highway begins at US 23 and climbs to the top of a mountain to the east. This section of highway includes a set of twin bridges that carry the highway 86 feet above a mountain valley.

The entire project between US 23 and the Virginia state line is expected to take up to 12 years and cost $500 million.

More information: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 12: First section of new US 460 more than half finished (Feb. 19, 2004) [Outside Link]

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[US 460]
New US 460 Construction Photos
Posted: 3-Feb-2004 10:34PM CST
Topics: [Pike County] [US 460]

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has posted a new set of photographs of the US 460 reconstruction project in eastern Pike County: US 460 Online: January 27, 2004 [Outside Link]

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Upcoming Public Meetings
Posted: 31-Dec-2002 8:41AM CST

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be holding the following public meetings in the near future:

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[US 119]
Appalachian Regional Corridor Work in Eastern Kentucky
Posted: 12-Sep-2002 10:39PM CDT

The Appalachian Regional Commission [Outside Link] (an agency of the federal government) plans on rebuilding parts of US 119 and US 460 in Eastern Kentucky. Work on US 119 between Pikeville and Belfry in Pike County is currently under way. This road will cut through 6 mountains.

The reconstruction of US 460 in Pike County is another ARC project.

ARC will also be funding a 1.8 mile tunnel through Pine Mountain in Letcher County. The two-lane tunnel will be the 3rd longest vehicle tunnel in the United States.

More information: Herald-Leader: Feds committed to putting roads in Appalachia's most isolated areas (Sept. 7, 2002) [Outside Link]

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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Upcoming Public Meetings: US 51, US 460, US 421, US 119, I-75
Posted: 7-Sep-2002 12:48AM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced the following upcoming public meetings:

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[US 460]
Video about US 460 Pike County Right of Way Acquisition
Posted: 31-Jul-2002 6:42AM CDT
Topics: [Pike County] [US 460]

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's us460online.com [Outside Link] website now includes a video describing the right of way process [Outside Link]. A text transcript [Outside Link] can also be downloaded.

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[US 460]
KYTC Web Sites Helps Relocated Families in the Path of US 460
Posted: 31-Jul-2002 1:14AM CDT
Topics: [Pike County] [US 460]

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has launched a new website to help relocate families affected by the US 460 reconstruction project in Pike County. According to the press release more than 200 families will be relocated due to the project.

More information: Press Release [Outside Link], Pike County US 460 Property Relocation [Outside Link]

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[US 460]
US 460 Bridge over Pond Creek Road Being Studied
Posted: 2-Mar-2002 7:58AM CST
Topics: [Pike County] [US 460]

The KYTC is studying the possibility of building a bridge over Pond Creek Road in Pike County instead of the nearly 300 foot high embankment that had been considered. Local residents presented the KYTC with a petition after concerns were raised over the impact the new road would have on the accessibility of the valley. The new bridge proposal will be discussed at a public meeting scheduled for March 18. See www.us460online.com [Outside Link] for more information.

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[US 460]
Wolfpit Interchange Eliminated from Plans for New US 460 in Pike County
Posted: 10-Jan-2002 7:24PM CST
Topics: [Pike County] [US 460]

According to US460Online.com [Outside Link] (a KYTC website for the project) a proposed interchange at Wolfpit has been eliminated from plans for US 460 in Pike County. This will reduce the cost of the project and reduce the number of families which must be relocated. Right of way acquisition is scheduled to begin in the spring.

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[US 460]
Planning Study about US 460 Reconstruction in Montgomery County
Posted: 21-Sep-2001 9:14PM CDT

The KYTC has posted materials for a planning study [Outside Link] concerning the reconstruction of part of US 460 in Montgomery County.

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