Department of Highways, District 10
Wolfe County, area residents invited to attend public meeting on improvements to KY 715

Press Release Date:  Thursday, January 17, 2008  
Contact Information:  H. B. Elkins
Public Information Officer
Department of Highways, District 10
473 Highway 15 South, P.O. Box 621
Jackson, KY 41339

JACKSON, KY – Residents of Wolfe and nearby counties are invited to attend a public informational meeting to discuss proposed highway improvements along the KY 715 corridor between KY 11 at Zachariah and the Mountain Parkway at Pine Ridge.


The meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Rogers Elementary School, 1750 KY 715, Rogers.


The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public of a planning study for improvements to this highway. Various environmental and technical issues concerning the area will be presented, and opinions and ideas about the proposed project will be solicited.


The public meeting will be informal and interactive. Officials from the Transportation Cabinet and the project consultants will be available to answer questions and receive public input from area residents, business owners and highway users. Informational handouts, comment sheets and displays will be available to attendees. Exhibits will outline the project study area and describe the potential environmental, community, traffic and engineering impacts. There will also be a 15-day public comment period after the meeting, and exhibits will be available at the Department of Highways District 10 office in Jackson.