Officials Say Road Crews Are Ready For Winter

Louisville Metro Government and state transportation officials say they’re well prepared to clear area roads of snow and ice this coming winter. Louisville Public Works Director Ted Pullen says more than 250 employees from four city agencies will coordinate snow removal, with a fleet of 135 vehicles. There’s shortage of road salt in some U.S.… Continue reading Officials Say Road Crews Are Ready For Winter

Storm Debris Drop-Off Sites Now Open

Louisville Metro officials say the city is making progress toward restoring electrical service to the numerous homes and businesses left without power during Sunday’s windstorm. As of 10am today (Tuesday), 189,000 Louisville Gas and Electric Company customers were still without service, down from more than 300,000 at the height of the outage. Officials say there… Continue reading Storm Debris Drop-Off Sites Now Open

Louisville Won't House Ike Evacuees

Louisville Metro Government officials say if Hurricane Ike forces Gulf Coast residents to flee their homes, none of them will be staying here as was the case with Hurricane Gustav. Chris Poynter at the mayors office says they’ve told FEMA the city is not prepared to handle another influx of evacuees. “We just sheltered 1,500… Continue reading Louisville Won't House Ike Evacuees