Motorists will soon find more lanes of traffic as they head to the William Natcher Parkway.
The stretch of 31-W that goes from Campbell Lane to the Parkway will be extended to a five-lane road complete with gutters and sidewalks.
According to Kiersten Jaggers with the Transportation Cabinet, the $10.7 million dollar project will cut down on congestion for the nearly 22,000 commuters and industrial traffic that drive the road daily.
"There's a broad mix of traffic in that area and we're hoping that this widening will help to increase the mobility of the traffic out there and reduce congestion and make things a whole lot safer," Jaggers said.
Utility work on the project began last week.
Jaggers also said the expansion should be complete by the fall of 2008.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.