Rochester Dam renovation project begins

Rochester Dam making improvements to the barrier at the lock and public safety while striving to keep the historical dam intact.

Phoenix Paper plans $200 million recycling facility at Ballard County mill bringing 500 jobs

Phoenix Paper LLC plans to invest $200 million to build a paper recycling facility on the grounds of the Wickliffe mill it purchased only a year ago.

Dippin’ Dots manufacturer expands beyond ice cream, adds jobs

Dippin’ Dots headquarters announced a $3.3 billion expansion, expected to create 28 new full-time jobs.

Louisville tourism spending tops $1.3 billion and entertainment options continue to grow

Total tourism spending tops $1.3 billion in Louisville with the top two expenditures being lodging (39%) and food/beverage at restaurants (25%).

WellCare launches WellCare Works

WellCare of Kentucky will be offering a new online program to help members find social services and get jobs called WellCare Works.

AACC awards grant to KCTCS to expand apprenticeship programs

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) has received a $420,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to participate in its Expanding Community College Apprenticeships project.

Gov. Bevin, KYTC announce $70 Million construction project to continue Mountain Parkway expansion

Governor Matt Bevin joined local elected officials in Magoffin County to announce the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will begin construction in August on the newest segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion, continuing a major corridor expansion to benefit Eastern Kentucky.

A Long-Term Water Solution for Shelby County

Louisville Water is ready to begin installing a large water main along Interstate 64 East that will deliver its drinking water to the city of Shelbyville.

Indiana P3 Project Wins Transportation Award

The Ohio River Bridges East End Crossing project was recognized as the region’s best Quality of Life/Community Development project in 2017.

Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has been among the states with the largest number of structurally deficient bridges. Records from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) showed that 18 percent of its bridges were in poor shape, compared with a national average of 7.3 percent. In 2012, the state passed a law allow PennDOT to use P3s to save money and replace small bridges faster.