Over the weekend, I took the time to review Governor Bevin’s proposed 6-year Road Plan. I made calls to our local officials to discuss the plan’s impact upon Scott, Owen, and Fayette Counties. While overall funding has decreased significantly across the state, important projects for the 62nd District remain in the Governor’s Plan. Projects proposed to begin construction this year include the widening of US 22 in Owen County and the widening of US 25 from the Scott/Fayette County Line to Spurr Road. While the proposed start date for the completion of the Georgetown bypass was moved from 2018 to 2020, I’ll work with Senator Damon Thayer to get that funding restored so the bypass can be built in the next two years. This portion of the bypass doesn’t lie within the 62nd District, but it is still important for all of Georgetown/Scott County to have a completed bypass. I can promise you, if elected March 8, I will work tirelessly with Governor Bevin’s Administration, leaders in the House and Senate, and local officials to make sure the widening of US 22 and US 25 projects remain on schedule and the start of the Georgetown By-Pass project is moved forward to 2018 from 2020.
As a candidate, and hopefully your State Representative, I am always available to listen to your ideas and concerns regarding these important projects. For more information, you can view the complete road plan here: http://transportation.ky.gov/Program-Management/Documents/2016RecommendedProjectListing.pdf