Kentucky leaders see mostly bright prospects in the coming year, making it a good time to better position the commonwealth for the future.
Kentucky freight shipments are currently among the nation’s highest and are expected to increase by nearly two-thirds in the coming years. However, without adequate infrastructure funding for needed transportation improvements, Kentucky’s continued economic growth could be at risk.
With National Infrastructure Week around the corner, many American businesses, workers, elected leaders and everyday citizens are uniting under one message, “Let’s Build for Tomorrow – Staring Now.”
Kentucky’s nearly 2,800 miles of rail provide employers with freight logistics and add to our annual growth in exports, boosting the economy.