Road project aims to increase safety in northern Kentucky
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Officials say a project intended to help drivers in Covington travel north on the interstate is slated to begin this month.
A statement from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says construction of a Texas Turnaround that will help move traffic north on Interstate 71/75 will begin on March 16 if weather permits.
Engineer Bob Yeager says that drivers coming onto the interstate from Fourth Street in Covington must cross multiple lanes of traffic on a bridge to go north.
He said the turnaround will “provide more time for drivers to safely change lanes.”
The project is scheduled to be complete by Dec. 1.
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