More Interstate Repairs On Tap For Louisville Area

Some major interstate highway repairs will continue in the Louisville area over the next several months. Much of the current work is on Interstate-71 between downtown Louisville and the Watterson Expressway. It was shut down for paving last weekend and lane reductions this month may cause sometimes lengthy delays. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Andrea Clifford […]

As Weather Warms Up, So Does Highway Repair Work

From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky’s highway construction season moves into high gear this month. Crews are at work on I-64 in several eastern Kentucky counties. State Transportation Cabinet Spokeswoman Natasha Lacy says the moderate winter means there should actually be fewer road repairs. “It will be similar probably to last summer. There will […]

Bridge Reopening Clears Way for Kentucky Road Improvement Projects

The reopening of the Sherman Minton Bridge over the weekend means two major Kentucky Transportation Cabinet improvement projects will move forward this summer. The cabinet’s Andrea Clifford says the state is advertising for a contract for deck repairs on the Kennedy Bridge, but the work won’t begin until after Memorial Day. “We’ll also be able […]

Officials Announce Kentucky Speedway Traffic, Parking Improvements

By Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio The Kentucky Speedway and state government have announced a plan to alleviate traffic congestion at the track on major race days. This summer’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup race was marred by a traffic jam and parking shortage that left thousands of motorists stranded for hours. Now, the track’s owner […]

Officials Vow To Correct Speedway Traffic Problems

By Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio Two of Kentucky’s political leaders are looking for ways to fix the traffic problems that plagued the NASCAR Sprint Cup race last weekend. Governor Steve Beshear called the weekend an overall success, but says changes need to be made so another traffic bottleneck and parking fiasco at the Kentucky […]