Department of Highways, District 7
Governor Fletcher & Transportation Cabinet Awards $847,733.82 in Highway Contracts in Scott County

Press Release Date:  Thursday, September 08, 2005  
Contact Information:  David B. Thacker
Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
District Seven
859-246-2355
davidb.thacker@ky.gov
 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Governor Fletcher & Transportation Cabinet Awards $847,733.82 in Highway Contracts in Scott County

 

LEXINGTON, KY. (September 8, 2005) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working to upgrade the highway network in Scott County.  Two contracts, totaling $847,733.82, 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.”

 

The two contracts for Scott County include:

  • Resurfacing of US 460 (Main Street) from Old US 62 (MP 8.583) to US 62 (Cynthiana Road).  Nally & Gibson Georgetown, LLC, has been awarded the $465,476.86 contract.

 

  • Resurfacing of Porter Road (KY 32) from Josephine Road (MP 20.539) to the I-75 Interchange (MP 22.662).  Resurfacing of Muddy Ford Road (KY 922) from US 62 (MP 6.939) to KY 620 (MP 11.563).  Resurfacing of Iron Works Road (KY 1973) from Midway Road (MP 6.56) to US 460 (MP 9.255).  Nally & Gibson Georgetown, LLC, has been awarded the $383,256.96 contract.

 

Scott County is one of 12 counties in District 7. Approximately $4.5 million has been awarded for projects in District 7. 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, work is expected to begin in the near future. Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions.

 

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