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Transportation Cabinet announces road projects

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  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has approved nearly $2.6 million in safety improvement road projects.

The projects, which include guardrail repair, striping of narrow roadways and sign repairs, are under the Highway Safety Improvement Program funded by federal funds and administered by the state.

Under HSIP, the state will allocate between $25 million and $35 million this year for highway safety projects that have the potential to achieve significant reductions in highway fatalities and serious injuries.

Projects in the most recent round of lettings, by county or Department of Highways district, include:

• District 4 – Striping on various routes in Breckinridge, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Taylor and Washington counties. Central Seal Co. was awarded the contract for $330,100. Completion date: Nov. 1.

Six-year road plan announced

The state’s six-year road plan includes a scoping study for rehabilitation and improvements for Ky. 222. The project cost is $200,000.