ky transcab shield 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/22/13) – More than $27 million in asphalt rehabilitation projects have been awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as the spring construction season gets underway.

The first asphalt projects of the season are distributed over 45 counties.

“Maintaining our roadways is one of the most important responsibilities of the Transportation Cabinet,” Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock said. “Well-maintained roads are safer for motorists. They’re also important for economic development and community growth.”

The awarded projects span the Commonwealth, from Ballard County in the west to Boyd County in the east. They range in cost from $1.9 million for improvement of Dixie Highway (U.S. 31W) in Hardin County to $41,000 for improvement of Bloomfield Road (KY 55) in Spencer County.

In all, nearly 60 asphalt rehab contracts were awarded in April with more to be awarded this year.

In Daviess County, two contracts were awarded:

  • 5-mile section of KY 56/Beech Grove-West Louisville Road from the McLean County line to KY 815. Yager Materials LLC was awarded the contract for $554,912. Completion date: Nov. 15, 2013.
  • Two sections of roadway including a 0.6-mile section of KY 2117 (Southeastern Parkway) from U.S. 231 to KY 298 and a 0.25-mile section of KY 2245 (East 5th Street) from KY 2155 to KY 2831. Yager Materials LLC was awarded the contract for $181,235. Completion date: Nov. 15, 2013.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Keith Todd
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

High School Student Awarded the National Legion of Valor Bronze Cross

HENDERSON, Ky. (9/1/15) — Henderson County High School student and JROTC Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Trevor Owens, has… Read More

Henderson County Traffic Advisory

HENDERSON, Ky. (9/1/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans base repairs to be followed by… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6200

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4880

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3787

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2677

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2290

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 18331

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11777

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 01, 2015 1470

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1151

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1080

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 850

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 795

Governor Lauds Launch of Kentucky's New I-Way

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 794

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 624

Child Injured in Wreck, Father Charged with DUI

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 605

Annual 'Swingin' for Sadie' Tourneys Set for…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 473

Color Run Raises Funds for Cancer Research

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 470

Pet of the Day - Morty

by SurfKY News