Frankfort, KY: Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) has secured additional funding for transportation projects in his district this year. “As funds become available, I am continuing to work with transportation officials in Frankfort so that we receive our share of the dollars for our county,” says Rep. Keene.
The two projects that were recently awarded funding are for a 2.5-mile section of Grand Avenue-Carothers Road (KY 1892) from KY 1120 to U.S. 27 (omitting mile points 1.4-2.1). Eaton Asphalt Paving Co. Inc. was awarded the contract for $342,262. Completion date: Oct. 15, 2014.
The second project is for a 0.65-mile section of Licking Pike (KY915) from Mallard Drive to 0.32 miles north of Echo Hills and a 2.8-mile section of Memorial Parkway (KY 1120) from Monroe Street to just west of North Fort Thomas Avenue (omitting mile point 1.17-1.67). Eaton Asphalt Paving Co. Inc. was awarded the contract for $331,909. Completion date: Nov. 15, 2014.
Representative Dennis Keene has served the citizens of the 67th District since 2005 and is the chairman of the House Licensing and Occupations Committee, Vice Chairman of Economic Development, Vice Chairman on the Budget Subcommittee on Transportation and a member of the Banking & Insurance Committee. Keene is a small business owner and an economic development advisor for EGC Construction. For more information, visit: www.DennisKeene.com.