Department of Highways, District 10
Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert to Announce Funding for Lee, Owsley and Jackson Counties in Beattyville

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, August 15, 2006  
Contact Information:  H.B. ELKINS
(606) 666-8841

JACKSON, KY – (Aug. 15, 2006) -- Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Bill Nighbert and other officials will be announcing funding for Lee, Owsley and Jackson counties Tuesday, Aug. 22 in Beattyville.

"Because of better efficiencies and management practices Governor Ernie Fletcher has instituted, we are now able to deliver more funding to local governments than ever before," Secretary Nighbert said. "These funds represent additional examples of Governor Fletcher’s commitment to improve local roads and infrastructure as we build stronger communities across Kentucky."

On behalf of Governor Ernie Fletcher, Secretary Nighbert will be making significant funding announcements that will benefit residents of the three counties.

Residents of Lee, Owsley and Jackson counties are invited to attend the announcement, to be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Lee County Community Center on Happy Top Road in Beattyville.