Two major Louisville construction projects scheduled to finish by fall

By Maanasa Dhavala, Building Kentucky Residents from Louisville and surrounding counties will be excited to hear that two major construction projects will be finishing up this fall. The Sherman Minton Bridge renewal, currently in its final phase, and the I-Move KY project are both scheduled to be completed by fall 2024. Both projects will add […]

Multi-million dollar investment in water infrastructure to support economic development is coming to Bullitt County

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky The business sector along I-65 South continues to grow. Expansion with bourbon distillers, BlueOval SK and supporting companies means there’s a need for additional water supply. Working with the water providers in Bullitt, Nelson, Meade and Hardin counties, Louisville Water is supporting this growth with infrastructure that will deliver millions […]

KYTC project will transform downtown Louisville’s Main Street

By Shayla Lohman, Building Kentucky On Tuesday, March 19, a public meeting was held to introduce Main Remade, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet project that will significantly enhance existing traffic patterns along Main Street in downtown Louisville. Main Remade will enhance safety and accessibility by converting the current one-way street into a two-way street, making travel […]

National infrastructure leaders visit Frankfort to spotlight Mountain Parkway Expansion

By Jeff Urbanchuk, ACEC A critical infrastructure project that will connect the state and unlock significant opportunities for economic development, jobs and opportunity for eastern Kentucky was showcased by the national Engineering and Public Works Roadshow today at an event in the rotunda of the New State Capitol Building.  The current Mountain Parkway Expansion fulfills a promise […]

Transportation Cabinet launches new online toolkit for understanding road designs

By Parry Barrows, Building Kentucky As part of their commitment to public engagement, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently launched a new online resource to help Kentuckians better understand road designs.  The SAFERoad Solutions online guide is a one-stop shop for learning about road topics ranging from roundabouts to RCUTs to complete streets. In total, […]

Eastern Kentucky continues to recover and rebuild one year after devastating flooding

By Harper Carlton and Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky July 2023 marks one year since what Gov. Andy Beshear called “one of the worst, most devastating” flooding events in Kentucky’s history. On July 27, 2022, a catastrophic amount of rainfall led to flooding that swept through 14 counties in Eastern Kentucky, killing 45 people and displacing […]

VIDEO: Transportation officials update public on Mountain Parkway Expansion

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky The Mountain Parkway Expansion, a 46-mile transportation improvement project that will create a wider, safer connection between Eastern Kentucky and the rest of the Commonwealth, continues to progress in Wolfe and Magoffin counties. “Since last fall, there has been a lot of work that has been accomplished,” said Aric Skaggs, […]

Sherman Minton Renewal team engages with students at Grace James Academy

By Emma Collins, Building Kentucky Engineers with the Sherman Minton Renewal and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently teamed up with the Grace M. James Academy of Excellence to inspire the next generation of engineers. Project team members and coordinators from KYTC’s Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network (KEEN) met with students at the all girls STEAM […]

Residents review progress on high-priority Mountain Parkway expansion plan

By Genie Graf, Building Kentucky Area residents and interested parties gathered at a public information meeting to get the latest on one of Gov. Andy Beshear’s top transportation priorities – the Magoffin County-Floyd County segment of the long-awaited Mountain Parkway Expansion project. About 300 people attended the open-house-format meeting at Magoffin County High School in […]

Six months later: Kentucky transportation leaders reflect on flood recovery in eastern Kentucky

Video produced by Daniel Paxton Catastrophic damage, unrelenting hope. Six months from the devastating flooding that rocked eastern Kentucky in July 2022, we’ve weathered unimaginable loss and witnessed the power of teamwork. Great strides have been made to restore not only infrastructure but communities. “We’re proud to serve on #TeamKentucky and remain committed to rebuilding together,” the Kentucky […]

Year in photos: Best Kentucky images from 2022

By Kaitlin Keane and Steven Richard, Building Kentucky From the flood relief efforts and responses in eastern Kentucky to marking the first project milestone at BlueOval SK, communities across Kentucky showed compassion, cooperation and connection above all in 2022. Peer through the moments that made C2 Strategic’s list of top photos from this year. Kentucky […]