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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 23, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

     KNOB CREEK—With over 11,000 visitors from around the world, the bi-annual Knob Creek Gun Range Machine Gun Shoot was right on target.

    Throughout the weekend, machine gunners aimed at burning cars, old refrigerators and clock-stopping targets while participating in a variety of events like the Jungle Walk through the woods and the assault rifle relay competition.

    Those looking to add to their collections were able to purchase anything from custom dog tags to rifles with all the accessories.

  • Interstate 65 North closed this weekend in Jefferson County

    Louisville, KY (Oct. 17, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists that a portion of Interstate 65 North will be closed this weekend in Jefferson County. This interstate shut-down is the second of two weekend closures, one in each direction, to accommodate safety improvements and other roadway maintenance. 

    I-65 North is scheduled for closure this weekend between I-264 and I-64 (mile markers 130.6 to 136.4). All driving lanes, exit ramps and entrance ramps will be closed in this section of roadway.

  • Interstate 65 lane closure in Bullitt County October 18

    Louisville, KY  - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of maintenance work tonight on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. KYTC maintenance staff will be performing asphalt pavement repairs on I-65 South between the Clermont and Lebanon Junction exits.

    The right lane of I-65 South will be closed between mile markers 108 and 109. This work is scheduled between 6 p.m. and midnight.

  • Family looks to find way to aid others facing hearing issues

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - At age 2, Luke Montgomery is already bi-lingual.

    His parents and older brother are as well, so they can communicate with him.

    Luke was born with congenital deafness - sensorineural deafness syndrome - that left him considered deaf, albeit with very limited hearing abilities.

    Luke’s parents, Brooke and Jeff Montgomery, decided early on that the family, including sons Nate, 9, and Seth, 6, would learn their new language along with Luke.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 15, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Beshear, BOAT outline plans of attack

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local team received a boost from a state official on its ongoing battle with the recent drug epidemic.

    The Bullitt Opioid Addiction Team (BOAT) welcomed Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear to speak with local officials about drug-related issues and the ongoing struggle to combat them.

    The event was hosted at the Bullitt County Detention Center, with various officials and concerned residents invited to share their concerns and suggestions.

  • Sewer surcharge request dismissed by PSC

         FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has denied an effort to impose a surcharge on customers of a failed Bullitt County sewer system in order to pay off debts of the bankrupt company that abandoned the utility.

    The proposed surcharge would have imposed a $17 monthly fee for a period of 20 years on the 700 customers formerly served by Bullitt Utilities.

  • Interstate 65 lane and ramp closure in Bullitt County October 15

     Louisville, KY (Oct. 13, 2017)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of maintenance work this weekend on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. Contract crews will be performing asphalt pavement repairs on I-65 South near Exit 116 in Shepherdsville.

     

    I-65 South will be reduced to one lane between mile markers 116 and 117 on Sunday, Oct. 15. This work is scheduled from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m.

     

  • Intersection improvements to begin on US 31E at Broad Run Parkway

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for intersection improvements on US 31E (Bardstown Road) at Broad Run Parkway in Jefferson County. The project includes addition of turning lanes and a traffic signal for this intersection which is located at the entrance to Broad Run Park, a section of The Parklands of Floyds Fork.