Section 1: Kentucky
I-69 ORX Section 1 is the approach work in Kentucky with improvements in Henderson extending from KY 425 to US 60.
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.
KYTC awarded a nearly $158 million contract to the Ragle, Inc./Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. design-build team in late 2021. Construction started in summer 2022.
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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.
Construction started in summer 2022 and is expected to be complete in 2025.
The Ragle, Inc./Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. design-build team is the contractor for I-69 ORX Section 1. The team was selected in late 2021.
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