Governor Fletcher & Transportation Cabinet Award More Than $110 Million in Highway Contracts
A number of highway construction, maintenance and upgrade projects across Kentucky are now moving into the fast lane toward completion. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has just approved additional contracts worth more than $110 million.
“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.”
Examples of the new projects include:
Realign a section of KY 146 in Henry County for the amount of $1,276,402.59
Repave approximately five miles of I-65 in Hardin County for the amount of $20,741,000.00
Replace bridge on Stony Point Road (KY 3364) in Bourbon County for the amount of $1,128,035.25
Reconstruct 5 miles of KY 92 in Whitley County for the amount of $11,132,988.00
Construct new section of KY 17 in Kenton County for the amount of $7,830,839.11
Resurface three routes for a total of 12.5 miles in Lewis County for the amount of $602,923.18
Widen 3.6 miles of KY 70 in Hopkins County for the amount of $19,148,394.72
“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.”
NOTE: A complete listing of projects awarded from the July and August lettings are available online at http://transportation.ky.gov/Contract/Awards/. Individual press releases detailing specific projects will be released by Cabinet Public Information Officers at the district level.