Gov. Steve Beshear has signed an executive order directing the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to expedite the transportation of emergency supplies to victims of Superstorm Sandy. The order directs the cabinet to waive special registration and permit requirements for vehicles carrying relief supplies such as food, water and medicine.
Kentucky's top transportation official has told the National Transportation Safety Board that navigation lights on bridges are working properly and that workers who inspect and maintain the lights are properly trained.
Kentucky transportation officials say there's more work needed on the Interstate 65 bridge over the Ohio River between Louisville and southern Indiana. The Courier-Journal reports that two more repairs are needed, including fixing a possible crack that may be expanding.
Kentucky driver's licenses are getting some security upgrades, and circuit court clerks' offices will be installing new equipment to implement the improvements. The Transportation Cabinet says the new license has multiple layers of security features to make it harder for counterfeiters to produce fake IDs.