Four Kentucky infrastructure projects awarded more than $33 million in federal funding

BY: - June 28, 2023

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to be in Lexington Thursday to highlight more than $33 million in federal grant funding for four transportation infrastructure projects. According to a U.S. Department of Transportation press release, the funds come from the RAISE discretionary grant fund. Funding in the 2023 Fiscal Year will go to rural […]

Roads, bridges, trails, ports: White House awards $2.2B in transportation grants

BY: - June 28, 2023

The U.S. Department of Transportation will send more than $2.2 billion in grants to state, tribal and local governments under a grant program that was expanded under the 2021 bipartisan infrastructure law. In Kentucky, the city of Jackson, the Breathitt County seat, will receive $21.1 million to widen a highway near Panbowl Lake. The area […]

University of Kentucky safety researchers urge more training for delivery truck drivers

BY: - May 12, 2023

LEXINGTON — A University of Kentucky researcher is recommending more training for drivers of medium- and light-weight trucks based on a study of injury reports. Terry Bunn, director of the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, said drivers of smaller trucks who were injured in crashes lost more work time than drivers of heavy trucks […]

Biden visiting Covington Wednesday to talk infrastructure, jobs in wake of toll-free funding plan for I-75 bridge

BY: - January 2, 2023

This article is republished from the Northern Kentucky Tribune. President Joe Biden is to visit Covington Wednesday to tout how his economic plan is rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure, using the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project as a major example. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, U.S. Senate Republican Mitch McConnell of Louisville and […]