Public Information Meeting Held 03/06/2007
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, held a public information meeting on March 6, 2007 for the first design section of a new I-66 route connecting US 23 in Pike County, Kentucky to King Coal Highway in Mingo County, West Virginia. This first design section begins at Upper Chloe Creek and ends just past KY 194. The public information meeting was held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the cafeteria of Pike Central High School and included a video introduction describing the project development process that led to this point.
The next steps in plan development will include better defining right of way impacts to determine which right of way and mineral rights owners will be impacted and to what extent. At the current time, no funding is available for acquisition of property or construction for this section of I-66. As plans are further developed, a timeline for those activities will be better defined.