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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Work on a $37.6 million contract to expand U.S. Highway 641 in Calloway County will ramp up March 1, according to a release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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A lead forecaster with the National Weather Service of Paducah said a major winter weather storm could dump up to a foot of snow across multiple states through Monday night making travel “treacherous” to nearly impossible. 

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear went live on Facebook early this afternoon to address the current weather system reportedly carrying the potential to be the worst ice storm in the past two to three years. He reports state agencies are activating measures to respond. 

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Officials say police across Kentucky will be participating in a campaign this month to enforce the use of seat belts. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Department of Transportation is suspending some safety rules in an effort to expedite aid to areas impacted by Hurricane Zeta. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has issued caution for motorists as mowing crews are following behind litter pick-up crews on Interstate 24 near Paducah..

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking public feedback as part of a study on transportation issues in Mayfield. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is extending the period for remote drivers license renewal as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the commonwealth. 

Transportation Secretary Jim Gray originally extended all drivers licenses set to expire during office closures by 90 days. With most judicial facilities open as of June 1, Beshear is allowing the 90-day extension to expire. 

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  A federal judge has ordered the state of Kentucky to pay more than $150,000 in legal fees stemming from a lawsuit against the state Transportation Cabinet. 

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A preliminary count shows highway traffic fatalities in Kentucky increased by 10 last year.