August 2008 Archives

KYTC completes 93% of 8664 traffic study

Contract terminated days before completion

Louisville, KY - In response to 8664's Open Records Request in mid July, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet ("KYTC") release documents 
(ORBP_8664_Traffic_Review.pdf) revealing a contract with transportation consulting firm Wilbur Smith Associates to develop, review and present findings from a traffic study of the 8664 Plan. The agreement signed on February 13th, 2008, established a "not to exceed" cost of $49,922.25 and a completion date of March 18th.

On March 10th, KYTC Engineer Scott Thomson abruptly cancelled the study in an email stating, "We have received word to stop immediately any further work."

8664 vs. ORBP Comparison

View a side-by-side comparison of 8664 and the Ohio River Bridges Project ("ORBP").

ORBP vs 8664 Comparison.pdf


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