Department of Highways, District 6
Governor Fletcher and the KYTC Award $731,456 in Highway Contracts to Pendleton County
Governor Fletcher & Transportation Cabinet Award $731,456 in Highway Contracts in Pendleton County
Covington, Kentucky – (August 26, 2005) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working to upgrade the highway network in Pendleton County. Two contracts totaling $731,456.62 have been approved by the cabinet.
“Our highway system is the driving force behind Kentucky’s economic prosperity and flourishing commerce,” said Governor Ernie Fletcher. “These projects are an example of our continuing work to provide a safe and reliable transportation system throughout the commonwealth.”
These contracts involve two different asphalt resurfacing projects. One project is for various routes in Pendleton County. Mago Construction Company LLC, of Bardstown, Kentucky was awarded the low bid contract of $343,856.69.
The second project is asphalt resurfacing on multiple locations on US 27 as well as adding thermoplastic markings. Mago Construction Company LLC, of Bardstown, Kentucky was also awarded the low bid contract of $387,599.93.
Pendleton County is one of eleven counties in District Six. Approximately $12,262,333.59 million has been awarded for projects in District Six during the latest round of contract approvals. Statewide, more than $110 million worth of projects have been authorized.
“These maintenance, upgrades and new road projects reflect our commitment to the traveling public,” said acting Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert. “Kentucky’s motorists can rest assured that they are driving on safe, reliable roads.”
Locally, the asphalt resurfacing work is expected to begin in the near future and should be completed by the end of the year. Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions.