Lexington receives $14.1 Million Grant for Town Branch Commons Corridor Project
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government has received a $14.1 million competitive federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation which will be used to complete the Town Branch Commons Corridor (TBCC) project. The grant was awarded by DOT’s TIGER discretionary grant program.
Madison Airport Has Officially Changed its Name
Madison Airport, located near Richmond, KY has changed its name to Central Kentucky Regional Airport. The FAA officially charted the change on Thursday, July 21st. Recent improvements and additions to the runway, taxiways, parking ramps, and auto parking area have made it increasingly attractive as a destination to business professionals, Corporate travelers, and the general flying public. This, coupled with the expanded presence of the Eastern Kentucky University Aviation flight program, has established the airport as one of the busiest General Aviation airports in Central Kentucky with
Owensboro Riverport Director Appointed to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council
Owensboro Riverport Authority Director, Brian Wright has been appointed as one of ten new members to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC).
WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the appointment of 10 new members to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC).
Bowman Field Airport Area Safety Program to Continue Without Federal Funds
“We want to be a good neighbor throughout this process; therefore, we remain firm in continuing the generous tree mitigation and landscaping components of this program that are far in excess of federal requirements and minimizes the impact to properties directly affected,” said Welch. “Also, as the result of public input related to these efforts, we plan to pursue additional tree plantings – over and above the generous mitigation and landscape components – in the immediate area of Bowman Field.”