Tier 1 Recommendations

Project TitleFacilityLocationDescriptionCost Estimate (2017 $)Project Type
Bender Road Bridge ReplacementBender RoadBig Bone CreekReplace the Bender Road bridge over Big Bone Creek.$2,050,000Bridge Replacement/Repair
Bicycle Encouragement and Safety ProgramVarious FacilitiesVarious LocationsEncourage the use of bicycles and improve awareness/safety throughout Boone County by: (1) Conducting a comprehensive review of state, county and city routes to identify needed locations for "Share the Road" signs. Install signs as recommended. (2) Create a map/brochure and/or application to inform the public of existing and planned bicycle and multi-use paths.$50,000Bike/Ped
Bicycle Sharing ProgramVarious FacilitiesVarious LocationsInvestigate opportunities to partner with Red Bike and private companies to develop a public/private operating and capital funding plan that expands bikesharing services and facilities to suburban Boone County to support workforce development/accessibility and overall recreational health and well-being.$250,000Bike/Ped
Boone County Comprehensive Plan Update: Roadway Network Connectivity LanguageVarious FacilitiesFuture development of all typesContinue to advance a street connection network throughout the County in the update of the Comprehensive Plan. Encourage private developers to construct local roadway networks that provide and enhance connectivity to State, County and City roads. This offers the public multiple travel options, thereby distributing traffic amongst several travel nodes to minimize congestion and improve safety.Policy
Boone County Freight Roundtable to Address Truck ParkingN/ABoone CountyPartner with Northern Kentucky Tri-ED, Tri-State Logistics Council and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to convene a Freight Roundtable with public officials and private freight businesses to identify opportunities to address truck parking challenges.Policy
Boone County Traffic Control Center and Corridor Pilot ProjectTBDVarious RoutesImprove congestion and mobility on major corridors by developing a business plan to identify a location for a Boone County traffic control center to maintain and operate specified signals and signal systems. Include in the control center's planning, future use by all three Northern Kentucky counties (Boone, Kenton, Campbell). Construct the traffic control center as recommended. Partner with KYTC to transfer maintenance, timing responsibilities and associated funding of specified signals to Boone County. As technology advances, consider application of new innovations such as adaptive signals and vehicle to infrastructure communication along these corridors. $2,710,000Traffic Operations
Boone County Zoning and Subdivision Regulation Update: Street Lighting PolicyVarious FacilitiesFuture Industrial and Commercial DevelopmentEstablish a policy to include street lighting on private and/or public roadways in new industrial parks or other development areas that generate night-time pedestrian and/or bicycle traffic. Consider requiring solar-powered and/or LED lighting to reduce the operational costs.Policy
Boone County Zoning and Subdivision Regulation Update: Truck Parking PolicyN/AFuture Industrial and Commercial DevelopmentEstablish a policy to include infrastructure for truck parking, staging and queueing to more efficiently and safely handle such operations on private property and minimize impacts upon public right-of-way.Policy
Camp Ernst Road Widening Phase 1Camp Ernst RoadBoone County Arboretum to KY 237 (Pleasant Valley Road)Widen Camp Ernst Road from two to four lanes and extend the multi-use path from the KY 237 (Camp Ernst/Pleasant Valley) widening project to improve safety and mobility.$27,910,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Conner Road Multi-Use PathConner RoadKY 237 (North Bend Road) to KY 20 (Petersburg Road)Construct approximately 1.3 miles of multi-use path along Conner Road as part of the CVG Loop Trail to connect Conner High School with surrounding residential and commercial development. Include curb and gutter where needed.$2,050,000Bike/Ped
Dixie Highway Enhanced Transit CorridorUS 25 (Dixie Highway)TANK Transit Center on Mall Road to the TANK Transit Center in CovingtonCreate a high-frequency, enhanced bus transit corridor. Provide specialized branding and operational treatments. Improve bus stop/station design and amenities. Include bicycle and pedestrian facilities for multi-modal safety, mobility and connectivity.$5,360,000Transit
First/Last Mile Innovative Technology Pilot ProjectsVarious FacilitiesBoone CountyCollaborate with regional partners to establish innovative public/private pilot projects using Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV), ridesharing, carsharing, alternative fuels, Smart device Apps, or other transportation technology advancements to provide vital “first/last mile” connections. This includes Boone County working with the Kentucky Legislature to establish an approach permitting the safe testing and public use of automated vehicles on public roadways.Transit
Graves Road InterchangeI-275Graves RoadImprove mobility and reduce congestion in the Hebron area by constructing a new interchange on I-275 at Graves Road. Widen Graves Road from two to four travel lanes with multi-use path as recommended in the Interchange Justification Study.$38,410,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Hicks Pike Reconstruction Phase 1Hicks PikeMan O War Boulevard to KY 338 (Richwood Road)Reconstruct Hicks Pike and provide a multi-use path.$8,820,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
I-71 and I-75 Expanded Truck ParkingI-71 and I-75rest areas on SB/NB I-71/75, weigh station on SB I-71 in Boone County, and weigh station on SB I-75 in Grant CountyInstall additional truck parking and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) signage to identify the number of available parking spaces at rest areas and weigh stations on I-71 and I-75.$1,760,000Freight
I-71/75 Active Traffic Demand Management StudyI-71/75I-71/75 Interchange with KY 536 (Mount Zion Road) to Brent Spence BridgeConduct an Active Traffic Demand Management (ATDM) study to improve capacity and travel time for all users within the existing I-71/75 right-of-way during peak AM and PM travel times. Consider innovative measures such as bus on shoulder, high-occupancy vehicle lanes, truck only lanes, variable speed limits, ramp metering, etc.$300,000Study
I-71/75 Auxiliary LanesI-71/75KY 536 (Mount Zion Road) to US 42Add north- and southbound auxiliary lanes on I-71/75 from KY 536 (Mount Zion Road) to US 42. (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Item Number 06-14.5).$26,850,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Kentaboo Avenue SidewalkKentaboo AvenueCurtis Avenue to Virginia AvenueConstruct 3,720 feet of sidewalk along the south side of the roadway to connect homes and churches to Florence Park.$1,070,000Bike/Ped
KY 1017 (Turfway Road) to I-275 Interchange ModificationsI-71/75KY 1017 (Turfway Road) to I-275Complete an Interchange Modification Study to determine improvements to upgrade the I-71/75 interchanges with I-275, KY 236 (Donaldson Highway), and KY 1017 (Turfway Road) to improve safety and capacity and mobility to northern Boone and Kenton Counties. Construct improvements as recommended.$85,000,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 14 (Mary Grubbs Highway) Interchange Modification Phase 1I-75KY 14 (Mary Grubbs Highway) Southbound RampsConduct an Interchange Modification Study to identify a short-term safety and congestion improvement for the southbound exit ramp and intersection with KY 14. Dedicated dual left turn lanes and a dedicated right turn lane should be considered to improve congestion. Construct the improvements as recommended.$2,130,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 20 (Petersburg Road) WideningKY 20 (Petersburg Road)Graves Road to KY 237 (North Bend Road)Widen KY 20 (Petersburg Road) from two to four lanes with multi-use path to improve mobility and reduce congestion in northern Boone County.$23,800,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 20/Aviation Boulevard Intersection ImprovementKY 20 (Petersburg Road)Aviation BoulevardInstall a left turn lane on eastbound and westbound KY 20 (Petersburg Road) at Aviation Boulevard. Consider installation of a new traffic signal.$820,000Traffic Operations
KY 236 (Donaldson Highway) WideningKY 236 (Donaldson Highway)KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) to KY 842 (Houston Road)Widen KY 236 (Donaldson Highway) from two to four lanes to improve capacity and support economic development. Include a multi-use path as part of the CVG Loop Trail.$20,520,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 237 (Gunpowder Road) WideningKY 237 (Gunpowder Road)KY 536 (Mount Zion Road) to US 42Widen KY 237 (Gunpowder Road) from two to four lanes with multi-use path to improve safety and mobility through central Boone County.$11,080,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 237 (North Bend Road) WideningKY 237 (North Bend Road)KY 2846 (Tanner Road)/Global Way to Graves RoadWiden KY 237 (North Bend Road) from two to four lanes and widen the two roundabouts at Graves Road and Cardinal Way from one to two lanes to reduce congestion.$12,900,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 237/Conrad Lane Intersection ImprovementsKY 237 (North Bend Road)Conrad LaneInstall full right turn lanes on the KY 237 (North Bend Road) northbound and southbound approaches to Conrad Lane to improve capacity and safety.$700,000Traffic Operations
KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) Extension Phase 1New FacilitySouth Airfield Drive to KY 236 (Donaldson Highway)Extend KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) approximately 0.5 miles to provide a new, four lane direct connection from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to I-275. Construct a multi-use path as part of the CVG Loop Trail. $4,880,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) Extension Phase 2New FacilitySouth Airfield Drive to KY 1017 (Aero Parkway)Extend KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) south approximately 1.15 miles to KY 1017 (Aero Parkway) along a new four lane facility. Reconstruct a portion of KY 717 (Turfway Road) to intersect with the new roadway. Construct a multi-use path as part of the CVG Loop Trail.$9,440,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) Interchange ModificationI-275KY 3076 (Mineola Pike)Perform an Interchange Modification Study to reconstruct the interchange at KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) to improve mobility and support economic development. Include a dedicated bicycle and pedestrian facility across the interchange. Construct the improvements as recommended.$41,040,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) WideningKY 3076 (Mineola Pike)KY 236 (Donaldson Highway) to the I-275 Eastbound RampsWiden KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) from two to four travel lanes to support freight and improve mobility between the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and I-275 and construct a multi-use path.$16,000,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 338 (Richwood Road) Interchange ModificationI-71/75KY 338 (Richwood Road)Reconstruct the I-71/75 interchange at KY 338 (Richwood Road) and widen KY 338 from two to four lanes. This project also includes the widening of US 25 (Dixie Highway) from two to four lanes between KY 338 to Winning Colors Drive with grade separation of KY 338 at US 25 and railroad overpass for KY 338. (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Item Number 06-18.00 and 06-351.10).$139,890,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 338 (Richwood Road) WideningKY 338 (Richwood Road)Hicks Pike to Triple Crown BoulevardWiden KY 338 (Richwood Road) from two to four lanes with multi-use paths on both sides of the roadway.$5,330,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 536 (Mount Zion Road) Interchange ModificationI-71/75KY 536 (Mount Zion Road)Reconstruct the I-71/75 interchange at KY 536 (Mount Zion Road). (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Item Number 06-14.00).$43,250,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 842 Richardson Road Bridge ReplacementKY 842 (Richardson Road)Norfolk Southern RailroadReplace bridge over Norfolk Southern Rail Road on KY 842 (Richardson Road). (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Item Number 06-1087.00).$6,000,000Bridge Replacement/Repair
Litton Lane/KY 237 Intersection ImprovementLitton LaneKY 237 (North Bend Road)Install video actuation to detect the end of the queue on the eastbound Litton Lane approach to the intersection with KY 237 (North Bend Road) to increase capacity. Adjust signal timing as needed.$20,000Traffic Operations
Longbranch Road Bridge ReplacementLongbranch RoadFowlers CreekReplace the Longbranch Road bridge over Fowlers Creek.$2,050,000Bridge Replacement/Repair
Mall Road Connector Phase 1New FacilityMall Road to KY 842 (Hopeful Church Road)Perform a study to determine the preferred alignment of a new, 1.4 mile, two lane roadway with multi-use path between Mall Road to KY 237 (Pleasant Valley Road) to provide an alternative route to congested arterials in the western Florence and Oakbrook areas. Implement the first phase identified in this study from Mall Road to KY 842.$9,440,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Old Union Road Sidewalk (Boone County)Old Union RoadOld Union Road to US 42Install approximately 250 feet of pedestrian facilities on Old Union Road to connect the multi-use path along Orleans Boulevard to the sidewalk on Old Union Road, near the intersection with US 42.$200,000Bike/Ped
Pedestrian Facility ProgramVarious FacilitiesBoone CountyContinue Boone County's pedestrian facility program to install sidewalks , multi-use paths, crosswalks, lighting, and other public infrastructure to facilitate safe walking and bicycling as needed throughout the County.$300,000Bike/Ped
TANK CVG Transit StationTBDCincinnati/Northern Kentucky International AirportIn conjunction with the CVG Master Plan Update, construct a new transit station at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to service multiple, future TANK transit route expansions connecting this vital transportation node with the region. Hub features include a sheltered waiting/transfer area and bus bay with storage capacity for up to three, 40 foot buses.$2,050,000Transit
TANK Pilot Service ProgramVarious FacilitiesHebron, CVG, Mt Zion/Richwood Road employment centersProvide operating funds for TANK pilot service that leverage private contributions and connect industrial parks and major employers with high volume TANK fixed route and Park & Ride lots.$250,000Transit
Toebben Drive/KY 536 Intersection ImprovementToebben DriveKY 536 (Mount Zion Road)Install a right turn lane on the northbound Toebben Drive approach to the intersection with KY 536 to improve capacity at the intersection and support freight.$450,000Traffic Operations
Two System Transit Transfer PolicyN/AOhio, Kentucky, Indiana RegionEncourage TANK and Metro to consider updating existing policies to lessen financial and physical barriers associated with using both transit systems to access jobs.Policy
US 42 Adaptive Signal Control ImprovementsUS 42KY 237 (Pleasant Valley Road) to Ewing BoulevardPerform a signal timing and coordination study to examine the existing signal system and potential benefit of introducing adaptive signal controls. Install improvements as recommended.$820,000Traffic Operations
US 42 Interchange ModificationI-71/75US 42Complete an Interchange Modification Study and reconstruct the interchange as recommended. Include a dedicated bicycle and pedestrian facility across the interchange.$58,500,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Youell Road ConnectorNew FacilityKY 1017 (Aero Parkway) to KY 237 (North Bend Road)Construct a new, four lane roadway to connect KY 1017 (Aero Parkway) and KY 237 (North Bend Road) in the area southwest of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to assist in accommodating future, planned industrial development on KY 1017. Include a multi-use path as part of the CVG Loop Trail.$27,600,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility

Tier 2 Recommendations

Project TitleFacilityLocationDescriptionCost Estimate (2017 $)Project Type
Bullittsville Road Phase 1Bullittsville Road0.5 miles north of Conrad Lane to KY 20 (Petersburg Road)Widen Bullittsville Road from two to four lanes with multi-use path to improve mobility in northern Boone County.$29,400,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Bullittsville Road Phase 2New FacilityBullittsville Road to Gateway BoulevardExtend Gateway Boulevard to Bullittsville Road along a new, two lane facility with multi-use path to improve east-west mobility.$3,510,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Central Parkway Scoping StudyNew RouteCentral Boone CountyPerform a scoping study to determine the preferred alignment, cost estimates, and potential phases of a Central Parkway to improve mobility through Boone County. The route should connect Camp Ernst Road at KY 237 (Pleasant Valley) to Verona. $500,000Study
Hicks Pike Reconstruction Phase 2Hicks PikeUS 42 to Man O War BoulevardReconstruct Hicks Pike and provide provide a multi-use path.$8,080,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
Holbrook LaneNew FacilityRogers Lane to Tiger CourtConstruct a new, two lane roadway with multi-use path to improve mobility between Rogers Lane, KY 237 (Camp Ernst Road), and Oakbrook Drive.$2,240,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 14 (Mary Grubbs Highway) Interchange Modification Phase 2I-75KY 14 (Mary Grubbs Highway)Conduct an Interchange Modification Study to identify a long-term safety and congestion improvement for the KY 14 intersections at the I-71/75 southbound exit ramp and KY 1292 (Beaver Road).$25,000,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 18 (Burlington Pike) Interchange ModificationI-71/75KY 18 (Burlington Pike)Complete an Interchange Modification Study and reconstruct the interchange as recommended to add capacity and improve congestion. Include bicycle and pedestrian accommodations on both sides of the roadway.$31,420,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 18 (Burlington Pike) WideningKY 18 (Burlington Pike)Springfield Boulevard to KY 338 (Jefferson Street)Widen KY 18 (Burlington Pike) from two to four lanes with multi-use path to improve safety for bicycle, pedestrian, and vehicular traffic.$30,630,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 18/Aero Parkway Intersection ImprovementKY 18 (Burlington Pike)KY 1017 (Aero Parkway)Improve capacity at the KY 18 (Burlington Pike) intersection with KY 1017 (Aero Parkway) to support existing and future traffic volumes. Consider grade separation design options, as well as non-conventional at grade intersection treatments.$47,150,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 20 (Petersburg Road) Curve ReconstructionKY 20 (Petersburg Road)Approximate MP 6.8 to 7.1Reconstruct the curve to reduce the number and severity of crashes.$3,400,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 338 (Beaver Road) Bridge ReplacementKY 338 (Beaver Road)Gum BranchReplace the KY 338 bridge over Gum Branch.$1,920,000Bridge Replacement/Repair
KY 3503/Empire Drive SidewalkKY 3503 and KY 2847 (Empire Drive)KY 842 (Industrial Road) to US 25 (Dixie Highway)Construct a sidewalk along the east side of the roadway.$1,220,000Bike/Ped
KY 536 (Rabbit Hash Road) Safety ImprovementsKY 536 (Rabbit Hash Road)KY 2856 (Riddles Run Road) to KY 338 (East Bend Road)Perform a safety audit. Install low cost safety improvements such as curve sign upgrades and high friction surface on KY 536 (Rabbit Hash Road) in sharp curves between KY 2852 and KY 338 as recommended in the safety audit.$90,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 842 (Richardson Road) Widening and US 25 Intersection ImprovementsKY 842 (Richardson Road)US 25 (Dixie Highway) to Boone County LineImprove safety and operations at the intersection of KY 842 (Richardson Road) and US 25 (Dixie Highway) and widen KY 842 from west of US 25 to the Boone County Line. Include multi-use paths along both sides of the roadway.$6,030,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
Litton Lane ExtensionNew FacilityExisting Litton Lane to Graves RoadProvide a two lane extension of existing Litton Lane to Graves Road that includes a multi-use path.$5,380,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Mall Road Connector Phase 2New FacilityKY 842 (Hopeful Church Road) to KY 237 (Pleasant Valley Road)Provide a new, two lane roadway with multi-use path to improve east-west mobility with an alternative route to congested arterials.$8,300,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
New Buffington Multi-Use PathNew Buffington RoadUS 25 (Dixie Highway) to Kenton County LineConstruct an approximate 2,500-foot long, 10-foot wide multi-use path on one side of New Buffington Road.$1,150,000Bike/Ped
Toebben Drive ExtensionsToebben Drive and Fleet LaneToebben Drive to KY 536 (Mount Zion Road)Construct a two lane extension of Toebben Drive east and northward to connect with KY 536 in Kenton County to address capacity and support economic development. Extend Fleet Lane to connect with the new Toebben Extension. Install multi-use path on all existing and new Toebben Drive and Fleet Lane facilities.$6,930,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
US 25/Empire Drive Intersection ImprovementUS 25 (Dixie Highway)KY 2847 (Empire Drive)Complete a traffic study and signal warrant analysis to reduce delay and improve safety at the intersection. Install improvements as recommended.$930,000Traffic Operations

Unscheduled Need Recommendations

Project TitleFacilityLocationDescriptionCost Estimate (2017 $)Project Type
Bullittsville Road Phase 3Bullittsville RoadConrad Lane to a point 0.5 miles northWiden Bullittsville Road from two to four lanes with multi-use path to improve mobility in northern Boone County.$9,500,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Camp Ernst Road Widening Phase 2Camp Ernst RoadKY 536 (Hathaway Road) to the Boone County ArboretumWiden Camp Ernst Road from two to four lanes with multi-use path to improve safety and mobility.$16,000,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
Coral Drive ExtensionNew FacilityCoral Drive to KY 20 (Petersburg Road) tunnel under the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.Construct a new, two lane roadway for approximately 1.25 miles to connect KY 20 (Petersburg Road) to KY 237 (North Bend Road) at Coral Drive to improve mobility between the Hebron area and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.$6,500,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
CVG Loop TrailVarious FacilitiesVarious locations north of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International AirportComplete remaining segments of the CVG Loop Trail along the northern parameter of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport that are not included in planned roadway projects such as the Mineola Pike Extension Phases 1 and 2, Youell Connector, KY 237 Multi-Use Path, and the Conner Road Multi-Use Path. This project will complete the CVG Loop Trail to encourage safe walking and bicycling.$5,700,000Bike/Ped
KY 14 (Verona Mudlick Road) ReconstructionKY 14 (Verona Mudlick Road)I-71 to US 42Reconstruct KY 14 (Verona Mudlick Road) to address existing geometric deficiencies and improve safety and mobility.$33,070,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 20 (Petersburg Road) ImprovementKY 20 (Petersburg Road)KY 237 (North Bend Road) to Conner RoadReconstruct KY 20 (Petersburg Road) from Conner Road to KY 237 to improve mobility between Hebron and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.$14,200,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 20 (Petersburg Road) InterchangeI-275KY 20 (Petersburg Road)Perform an Interchange Justification Study for a new interchange on I-275 at KY 20 (Petersburg Road) near milepoint 5 to support economic development. Construct the interchange as recommended.$50,000,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
KY 212 Interchange ModificationI-275KY 212 (Terminal Drive)Reconstruct the I-275 interchange at KY 212 and reconstruct KY 20 (Petersburg Road) near the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Item Number 06-8000.20)$50,000,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 3060 (Frogtown Road) ReconstructionKY 3060 (Frogtown Road)KY 3060 (Frogtown Road) from US 42 to US 25 (Dixie Highway)Reconstruct KY 3060 (Frogtown Road) and construct a multi-use path to improve safety and support economic development.$16,000,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
KY 3608 (Idlewild Bypass) Interchange ModificationI-275KY 3608 (Idlewild Bypass)Perform an Interchange Modification Study to improve the ramps at the I-275 exit (11) in Petersburg to support economic development.$1,000,000Study
Longbranch Road ReconstructionLongbranch RoadCooper High School to Orleans BoulevardReconstruct Longbranch Road and install a multi-use path along the south side of the roadway to improve mobility and facilitate alternative modes of transportation.$7,000,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
Old Union Road Sidewalk (Union)Old Union RoadUS 42 to Orleans BoulevardInstall pedestrian facilities along Old Union road to connect residential development to the Union Pool and the future Union Towne Center.$999,000Bike/Ped
Rice Pike ReconstructionRice PikeCrayton Way to US 42Reconstruct Rice Pike and install pedestrian facilities to accommodate future development.$15,000,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
Rogers Lane ReconstructionRogers LaneHanover Boulevard to Torrid StreetReconstruct Rogers Lane, provide left turn lanes at intersections with existing residential streets and install sidewalks to improve safety and support alternative modes of transportation.$14,000,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
US 25 WideningUS 25 (Dixie Highway)Winning Colors Drive to the bridge over the Norfolk Railroad CrossingWiden US 25 from two to four lanes with multi-use path to improve mobility and reduce congestion. Project does not include the railroad grade separation at KY 536.$47,800,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
US 25 WideningUS 25 (Dixie Highway)Logistics Drive to KY 338 (Richwood Road)Widen US 25 from two to four lanes with multi-use path to reduce congestion and support economic development.$13,000,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
US 25 Widening and KY 536 Intersection ImprovementUS 25 (Dixie Highway)Beeson Drive to Aristocrat DriveWiden US 25 from two to four lanes with multi-use path and improve US 25 at the KY 536 intersection to improve safety and capacity.$31,250,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility
US 42 Curve ReconstructionUS 42Baker Road to Miller-Owens RoadReconstruct the curve to reduce the number and severity of crashes.$1,600,000Roadway Maintenance/Reconstruction
US 42 WideningUS 42Hicks Pike to Raiders RunWiden US 42 from two to four lanes with multi-use path between Ryle High School and Hicks Pike.$16,500,000Roadway Widening/Relocation/New Facility

Improve Safety and Security for all Travelers

  • Work to eliminate fatalities and injuries on public roads
  • Reduce the total number of crashes for all modes of transportation, including walking and bicycling
  • Consider the protection and resilience of critical transportation infrastructure from natural and human disasters
  • Consider the application of advanced technologies to maximize travel safety and security for all modes

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Preserve and Optimize the Existing Infrastructure

  • Maintain the existing system in a state of good repair
  • Utilize operational improvements to manage traffic effectively and improve the reliability of the transportation system within the existing right-of-way
  • Expand the performance of the existing network by supporting reliable transit service
  • Provide pedestrian and bicycle facilities to optimize the transportation network and ensure connectivity between activity nodes
  • Maximize use of the existing right-of-way and facilities to manage traffic effectively through innovative transportation design solutions
  • Consider the application of advanced technologies to manage traffic effectively and maximize the performance of the existing network

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Provide Sufficient Future Capacity and Mobility

  • Address existing and projected capacity needs based on anticipated volumes through the 2040 planning year
  • Improve travel time reliability
  • Provide a minimum Level of Service “C” on public roadways and intersections
  • Employ the use of transit, sidewalks/multi-use paths and bike lanes as capacity solution options
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Facilitate Freight Logistics

  • Accommodate the growing volume of truck traffic to ensure safe and efficient goods movement
  • Enhance multi-modal accessibility to freight-related jobs and mobility of employees, especially transit-dependent populations or zero-car households
  • Address temporary and long-term truck parking issues
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Support Economic Vitality

  • Enhance multi-modal accessibility, connectivity and mobility between centers of employment, consumer activity and residential development
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Enrich Quality of Life

  • Incorporate community design when developing transportation improvements
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Ensure Fiscal Responsibilty

  • Define anticipated, traditional funding sources
  • Identify new and innovative funding sources to address transportation needs
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  • Consider innovative design solutions to address transportation issues
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