Latest Kentucky Transportation Cabinet News

Kentucky scraps plan for distributing Real ID licenses

Sep. 18, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has backed off plans to have circuit court clerk's offices distribute new driver's licenses that comply with a federal travel law stemming from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Instead, the state Transportation Cabinet said Wednesday that it will work with Kentucky lawmakers...

Kentucky transportation worker fatally injured in work zone

Aug. 26, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a longtime employee has died after being hit in a work zone. The agency said a sheriff's office investigation indicates 44-year-old Keith Jewell was killed Friday when he was hit by a contractor's truck on Kentucky 70 near the Mannsville...

Dump truck hanging off Kentucky overpass closes part of I-64

Aug. 7, 2019 1:33 AM EDT

WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say a coal-filled dump truck was hanging off an overpass of an Interstate 64 interchange and spilled coal onto the highway below. News outlets report the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the Tuesday crash near Winchester closed about two miles of eastbound...