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Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway Southern Extension Route Announced
Posted: 21-Aug-2002 7:24PM CDT

The recommended route for the southern extension of the Pennyrile Parkway has been announced. The selected route, known as red-2, was chosen because it was cheaper, shorter, requires no relocations, takes less land, breaks up fewer properties, and has a better interchange with I-24 compared to other alternatives. The public is invited to comment on the recommendation until Sept. 4, 2002 at which time the Transportation Cabinet will summarize all information gathered and present the data to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The FHWA will then make a final decision to either approve or revise the recommendation. If approved, right of way acquisition could begin in 2003 with utility relocation in 2004 and construction in 2005.

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