Department of Highways, District 7
Governor Ernie Fletcher and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Announce the Resurfacing of KY 1974 and US 27 in Fayette County

Press Release Date:  Thursday, August 04, 2005  
Contact Information:  David B. Thacker
Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
District Seven
859-246-2355
davidb.thacker@ky.gov
 


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Governor Ernie Fletcher and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Announce the Resurfacing of KY 1974 and US 27 in Fayette County

 

LEXINGTON, KY (August 4, 2005)— As part of Governor Ernie Fletcher’s vision to provide a safe and reliable transportation system, acting Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert announces that the resurfacing of portions of KY 1974 and US 27 is scheduled to begin Monday, August 8, 2005.

 

"The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is committed to ensuring the Commonwealth's prosperity and safe mobility by paving the way forward full speed ahead," said acting Secretary Nighbert. "The Governor has directed our cabinet to improve efficiency and maximize the value taxpayers get out of every dollar. We are using those guiding principals on projects both large and small."

 

The project will include the resurfacing of KY 1974 between Euclid Avenue and Cooper Drive, as well as Avenue of Champions (Rose – Upper Street), and US 27, Winslow Street, between Upper Street and South Limestone.  Milling and resurfacing will begin on Avenue of Champions.  Motorists can expect delays in this area as traffic will be reduced to one lane.  Lexington-Fayette Urban County Police will assist in directing traffic.

 

The $249,532.60 project has been awarded to L-M Asphalt Partners LTD of Lexington, Kentucky.  All major work will occur between the hours of 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m., Monday through Friday.  Resurfacing work will be allowed 24 hours a day on weekends.

 

Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions.

 

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