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Paving work along U.S. 60 west underway

A contractor began paving activities this week in Hancock County from the Daviess/Hancock County line and Yellow Creek Branch in Lewisport. The section of U.S. 60 to receive improvements begins at the county line, extending East to mile point 2.287 eastbound and the west end of Yellow Creek Bridge westbound, a distance of 2.5 miles. Motorists should…

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Infrastructure Act holds promise for rural Kentucky

  With the passage of the $1.2-trillion Infrastructure Improvement and Jobs Act on Nov. 5, the Commonwealth of Kentucky is poised to receive about $5 billion in funding for highway and bridge repair/replacement, public transportation, broadband expansion and electric vehicle charging facilities. While it remains unclear exactly how those monies will be distributed throughout the…

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100-year-old Blackford bridge to be moved to park Thursday

The more than 100-year-old bridge over Blackford Creek will be removed and hauled to its new home in a park in Henderson County on Thursday, more than a year after the Kentucky   Transportation Cabinet accepted proposals for who might take the closed bridge and give it a new life. Contractors were working on the…

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