Department of Highways, District 6
Governor Fletcher & Transportation Cabinet Award a $534,891.35 Highway Contract in Pendleton County
Covington, Kentucky – (July 11, 2005) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working to upgrade the highway network in Pendleton County. One contract, totaling $534,891.35, has been approved by the cabinet.
“These projects reflect my administration’s commitment to ensuring that drivers in Pendleton County are able to get to their work, schools or other destinations with confidence that our state’s roads are in the best condition possible,” said Governor Ernie Fletcher.
This project involves the resurfacing of Cynthiana-Falmouth Road (US 27) from Harrison County Line extending north to KY 1053, for a distance of 5.4 miles.
Mago Construction Company LLC, from Bardstown, Kentucky was awarded the low bid contract of $534,891.35.
The contracts awarded to Pendleton County are contained in one of the largest lettings ever in the transportation cabinet. Pendleton County is one of 11 counties in District Six. Approximately $53,200,076.61 has been awarded for projects in District Six. Statewide, more than $167 million worth of projects have been authorized.
“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 Kentuckians,” said acting Secretary Bill Nighbert.
Locally, work is expected to begin in the near future and will be completed by fall of 2005. Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions.