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State provides update on Mountain Parkway expansion in Wolfe, Morgan and Magoffin counties

Construction continues this summer and into the fall on the Morgan and Magoffin County West segments of the Mountain Parkway Expansion. This summer’s progress comes on the heels of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s June announcement that the Wolfe County segment will be the next segment of the Parkway to be completed. “Crews have been busy this summer making great progress on the active segments...

KYTC’s Mountain Parkway Expansion filled with ‘remarkable progress’ during past year

The past year has been filled with remarkable progress on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Mountain Parkway Expansion. The Parkway has seen milestones including the completion of the Restaurant Row segment, the beginning of the Magoffin County West segment as it was let for construction, and significant progress throughout the Morgan County segment. “Crews have been working hard all...

Mountain Parkway’s Restaurant Row project in Salyersville now fully open to traffic

After three years of construction, the new four-lane segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion running through Salyersville’s Restaurant Row is now fully open to traffic. Restaurant Row marks the second section of the Parkway to be completed under the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Mountain Parkway Expansion. “In the coming months, crews will be working on smaller finishing touches along Restaurant...

Bevin, KYTC announce $70 million construction project to continue Mountain Parkway expansion

Gov. Matt Bevin joined local elected officials in Magoffin County on Friday to announce the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will begin construction in August on the newest segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion, continuing a major corridor expansion to benefit Eastern Kentucky. The more than $70 million construction project will widen and improve a crash-prone section of the parkway near...

Major Mountain Parkway restaurant row project in Salyersville nears start of construction

The first extension of the Mountain Parkway in more than a half century will begin soon as contractors start to widen the roadway through Salyersville’s Restaurant Row. The 2.4-mile project will improve safety and ease mobility through the busiest and most visible stretch of roadway along the Mountain Parkway corridor. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a construction contract...