Latest Kentucky Transportation Cabinet News

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Jan. 20, 2021 11:02 AM EST

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Jan. 18 The State Journal on lowering the speed limit on a highway in Kentucky: Following yet another motor vehicle accident on KY 151 (Graefenburg Road) last week, perhaps now is the time for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to review the posted speed limit on...

Kentucky installing energy-saving lighting along roadways

Dec. 29, 2020 1:00 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has launched a statewide project to replace thousands of roadway lighting fixtures with energy saving LED lights. The upgrades will reduce energy consumption of roadway lighting systems by more than 50% and save more than $2.8 million a year in utility and maintenance costs,...

Brent Spence Bridge repairs on track for re-opening Dec. 23

Dec. 3, 2020 4:13 AM EST

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Repairs to a heavily traveled bridge linking Kentucky and Ohio remain on schedule for a Dec. 23 reopening, Kentucky’s transportation secretary said Wednesday. The Brent Spence Bridge — which spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Covington, Kentucky — has...