KY 18 / KY 237 Construction
Construction is underway in Burlington at the intersection of KY 18 (Burlington Pike) and KY 237 (North Bend Road / Camp Ernst Road). Contractors are in the process of constructing a single point urban interchange that will allow traffic on KY 18 to be free flowing. This is part of a larger project directed by the KY Transportation Cabinet rebuilding KY 237. The contract for this state project calls for construction to be completed by June, 2015.
Boone County Barn Quilt Trail
The Boone County Barn Quilt Trail began in 2006 and is sponsored by the Florence Woman’s Club as one of their community service projects. This trail has grown to over 60 painted quilt blocks mounted to barns scattered across the county. You are encouraged to view these quilt blocks, but please be careful when parking and avoid private property. Click here for a map of the quilt block locations.
Transportation Projects Update
The KY Transportation Cabinet provides updates on road projects throughout Northern Kentucky on a weekly basis. These updates are only about state projects currently underway and include information to help travelers plan their route. To view this report, click here.
Hometown Heroes Website
Please take a moment to think about, pray for, or thank the men and women of Boone County who serve in the armed forces – Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy. They protect our liberty and freedom in Boone County from outside threats. The Hometown Heroes website is a listing of those citizens from Boone County as compiled by family members of those either currently serving or veterans of the armed forces. Click here to visit the website.
Richardson Road Bridge Update – December 3, 2013
Burlington, KY – A structural inspection of the wood beams and bracing supports for the Richardson Road Bridge was conducted on Monday, December 2, 2013. The inspectors will coordinate with the county’s consultant on this project to draft a report regarding repair or replacement of the bridge. Click here to download a PDF containing all of the updates.
Community Pride Contest Winners Announced
Burlington, KY – The Boone County Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2014 “Quit the Littering!” Coloring Calendar Contest. The contest, which was open to all elementary age children in Boone County, asks the youngest among us to use their creativity in spreading the message that they are sick of litter. Over 400 entries were received. The entries were amazing and the committee would like to sincerely thank all school principals, teachers, and parents for making this program so awesome. All winners will be recognized by Boone County Judge–Executive Gary Moore at the Fiscal Court meeting on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 5:30 pm. Winners will also soon be featured on Boone County’s website at www.boonecountyky.org/bcswm.
Richardson Road Bridge Update – November 20, 2013
Burlington, KY – Temporary right of entry has been granted to the Boone County Fiscal Court by Norfolk-Southern Railway Company. This will permit the county’s consultant to conduct a structural inspection of the wood beams and bracing supports for the Richardson Road Bridge. The inspection is the next step as a report is drafted regarding repair or replacement of the bridge. More information will be provided as this project continues to develop. Click here to download a PDF containing all of the updates.
Richardson Road Bridge Update – Nov. 18, 2013
Burlington, KY – This document is intended to provide information and inform the general public regarding the condition and status of the Richardson Road Bridge in Boone County, Kentucky. The Richardson Road Bridge is owned by Boone County Fiscal Court. The bridge was closed on Friday, September 27, 2013 upon recommendation of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet after an inspection revealed deterioration impacting the integrity of the structure. Earlier, in 2012, the bridge was inspected and a weight restriction was placed on the structure after deficiencies were noted during an inspection by the state. Immediately subsequent to the bridge closing, the County met with structural engineers to assess its overall condition and future options that might permit reopening of the bridge. A preliminary inspection quickly concluded that a full, comprehensive inspection was in order to assess the situation. Click here to continue reading.
Richardson Road in Boone County closed
Burlington, KY – Short Richardson Road (CR 1014) in Boone County is closed to thru traffic until bridge repairs can be scheduled. The bridge which crosses over the CSX Railroad on Short Richardson Road is approximately .25 mile from US 25 in Boone County. A bridge inspection showed some deterioration of one of the support beams. Engineers will put a repair plan into place, but until then the road will be closed thru traffic. Motorists can use US 25 (Dixie Highway) to KY 1829 (Industrial Road) as a detour in Boone County or if coming from Kenton County, motorists can take KY 1303 (Turkeyfoot Road) to KY 1829 (Industrial Road).
September 27, 2013