Department of Highways, District 6
Governor Fletcher & Transportation Cabinet Award $1.2 million in Highway Contracts in Grant County
Covington, Kentucky – (May 8, 2005) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working to upgrade the highway network in Grant County. A contract, totaling $1.2 million, has been approved by the cabinet.
"Kentuckians deserve to travel on safe, smooth highways,” said Governor Ernie Fletcher. “These projects reflect my administration's commitment to ensuring that drivers in Kentucky are able to get to work, school and other destinations with the confidence that our state's roads are in the best condition possible. Our vision is to provide a safe and reliable transportation network that leads to new economic opportunities. These projects show how this administration is fulfilling this vision."
The bridge and approaches on KY 330 (Corinth-Cordova Road) at the CNO & TP railroad at Corinth, 0.1 mile east of US 25, will be replaced. RGF Inc was awarded the low bid contract in the amount of $1,204,065.00.
Grant County is one of eleven counties in District 6. Approximately $1.8 million has been awarded for projects in District 6 during the latest round of contract approvals. Statewide, more than $104 million worth of projects have recently been authorized.
Secretary Bill Nighbert said, “Through the leadership of Governor Fletcher, these new projects will help to repair and upgrade our aging highway infrastructure and provide safer roads that will further economic development and enhance safe travel for all Kentuckians.”
Locally, work is expected to begin in the near future and the anticipated completion date is October 2006. Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions.