Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

7:21 am
Sun July 29, 2012

Repairs to Kennedy Bridge to be Completed

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say repairs to the Kennedy Memorial Bridge in Louisville should be finished this week, as the project moves into its final phase of construction.

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8:59 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Weekend Interstate Work Will Close Parts of I-65 in Jefferson County

Paving of the final asphalt surface on the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 is scheduled for this weekend. Southbound I-65 will be completely closed from I-64 in downtown Louisville to I-264 (mile points 136.4 to 131.2).  This road closure is scheduled from 7 p.m. EDT Friday, July 20, to 5 a.m. Monday, July 23.

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10:36 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Update on Interstate Ramp Closures in Jefferson County Area this Weekend

Motorists traveling on Interstate 64 in Louisville will soon encounter another traffic change as construction continues on the I-64/I-65 interchange. The exit ramps from eastbound and westbound I-64 to southbound I-65 are scheduled for closure this weekend.

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8:44 am
Tue July 3, 2012

U.S. 41 Re-opened after Oil Well Tank Fire

Kentucky Transportation Officials say lightning struck an oil well tank in Webster County late last night, igniting a fire that led to the temporary closure of U.S. 41. The state's Transportation Cabinet says the lid from one of the tanks was blown onto the nearby highway. No injuries have been reported in connection with the incident, which started shortly after 10 pm.

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3:34 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Audobon Ramp in Daviess County Closing Friday Night

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close the eastbound Audubon Parkway Ramp Overpass to US 60 westbound at Owensboro at 7:00 p.m Friday evening. This ramp overpass closure at the Audubon Parkway Exit 24 Interchange with US 60 is for a deck rehab and overlay project.

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9:25 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Kentucky Gas Tax Set to Rise at Beginning of Next Month

Gas prices are getting ready to go up again in Kentucky. On July 1, the state's gas tax will increase 2.1 cents per gallon. That means motorists will be paying nearly 30 cents in Kentucky taxes for each gallon they purchase. The increase is automatic because the state's tax is tied to the average cost of wholesale gas, which has been rising.

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6:26 am
Sun June 3, 2012

Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers Hitting the Roads

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says "Summer Scrub Week" starts today, and volunteers will be cleaning up roadsides across the state. Its part of a program that started in 1988.

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