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I-69 ORX Virtual Public Meeting Scheduled for April 1

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I-69 ORX Virtual Public Meeting Scheduled for April 1, 6-7 p.m. CT

A virtual public meeting is scheduled for April 1 to provide an update on the proposed I-69 Ohio River Crossing. The meeting is an opportunity to learn more about the preferred alternative, how the Project Team reached its decision, refinements made and next steps for the project.

The public meeting is 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, April 1. Click here to register and receive login information.

Attendees can also call 888-475-4499 and use Meeting ID # 976 5885 9943 to join by phone.

A 15-day comment period will run through Friday, April 16 to accept feedback on the single preferred alternative. Comments can be received via:

Individuals can use the same contact channels to request project materials be sent by mail.

Learn more about next steps and ORX Sections 1 and 2.

ORX Section 1

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I-69 ORX is divided into two sections for project delivery.

I-69 ORX Section 1 focuses on improvements in Henderson and extends from KY 425 to US 60.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is overseeing the project. I-69 ORX Section 1 will extend I-69 by more than six miles and includes interchanges with KY 351, US 41 near Kimsey Lane and at US 60.

Click here to download the ORX Section 1 map.

ORX Section 1 FAQs

Has funding been identified for I-69 ORX Section 1?
Governor Beshear included funding in his six-year state highway plan in 2020 and Kentucky lawmakers demonstrated their support with $227 million for the project over a 5-year period.

When will construction of I-69 ORX Section 1 begin?
Construction is expected to begin in 2022 and continue through 2025.

What work is happening now on I-69 ORX Section 1?
Pre-construction activities including design, right-of-way and utility coordination are underway.

ORX Section 1 Project Documents

Henderson City-County Planning Commission Meeting Presentation  (January 2021)
Interchange Refinement Maps (January 2021)

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