Op-Ed: Avoiding the road to nowhere means investing in infrastructure

The commonwealth is home to nearly 14,000 bridges and 80,000 miles of roadway, and they are in terrible shape, says Reps Miller and Santoro.

Kentucky Plans Major Design-Build Project as Part of the Bridging Kentucky Program

KYTC announced plans this week for a major design-build project that will advance construction of more than 100 bridges in eastern and southeastern Kentucky. The project is part of the state’s Bridging Kentucky Program, a statewide initiative that represents an unprecedented commitment by Gov. Matt Bevin and the Kentucky General Assembly to improve the safety and soundness of bridges throughout the Commonwealth, restoring more than 1,000 bridges in six years.

Sherman Minton Renewal continues with shoulder coring, preparation work

The Sherman Minton Renewal is a $90+ million rehabilitation project that will significantly extend the service life of the 56-year-old bridge. The double-decked bridge carries six lanes of traffic over the Ohio River connecting Louisville, KY and New Albany, IN.

Graves County Economic Development announces 11 projects worth $115 million

Officials in Graves County outlined several economic development projects in the works. These projects include new manufacturing space, road updates and more.

National Infrastructure Week highlights need for increased funding in Kentucky

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.”

Bypass Construction Project in Mayfield Starts This Month

Construction will begin this month on an extension of the highway in Mayfield, KY to create a much needed four-lane bypass around the city.

I-Move Road Project Uses Design-Build Approach to Save Time and Money

Kentucky has adopted an innovative building approach for a major transportation project that will save time and money on needed updates to Louisville roads.

Transportation Cabinet awards $3.4 million in projects for eight bridge improvements

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded improvement projects totaling almost $3.4 million for eight bridges Bath, Fleming, Carter, Boyd and Greenup counties.

American Society of Civil Engineers Gives Kentucky C-

The American Society of Civil Engineers recently released KY’s Infrastructure Report Card, highlighting the need for improvements to roads, bridges & more.

From KY Chamber: Infrastructure Investment is Key to Economic Growth Op-Ed

KY Chamber Pres. Dave Adkisson, NKY Chamber Pres. Brent Cooper, GLI Pres. Kent Oyler, and Commerce Lexington President Bob Quick talk infrastructure.