Promoting Highway Safety

Governor Andy Beshear has announced plans to invest $23 million to improve highway safety near public schools to help protect students, educators and families.Beshear assigned the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet with prioritizing and targeting safety projects near school sites using state funding allocated in the 2020 Highway plan.The money will be used to design and construct projects, create turn lanes, crosswalks, pavement markings and new entrances. Several counties across the state will experience upgrades to existing school flashing lights, pedestrian crosswalk beacons and roadside signs encouraging distraction-free driving.

Source: MG News

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