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 […]