Kevin Gearals, Blake Williams, and Greg Meredith, representatives from Kentucky Highway Department, Division of Planning, presented their budget to fiscal court yesterday with totals exceeding 1.1 million dollars for improvements to secondary rural state roads for the next fiscal year.
The reps pointed out three major projects that would take up the majority of the funds. The first noted was plans to resurface 1.647 miles of KY 238 (Big Reedy Rd), beginning 2800ft south of the intersection with Huff Ridge Road extending north to the intersection with KY 185 at a cost of $171,350.
The second project will be the resurfacing of 1.684 miles of KY 1352 (Stockholm Rd), beginning at the intersection with Green river Ferry Rd extending north to the intersection with KY 1827 at a cost of $155,271.
The third was resurfacing 3.831 miles of KY 1339 (Fairview Ch Rd) beginning at the intersection with KY 259 extending south to the Barren County line at a cost of $284,017.
The remaining amount budgeted was $351,300 for routing maintenance for 88.9 miles of rural secondary roads, $3,862 from the county, and $142,401 allotted for county road flex funds.