Heavy equipment removed tons of rock last week after a round of drilling and blasting as the widening of the Mountain Parkway continues about 5 miles west of Salyersville. The multiyear Mountain Parkway project calls for widening and expanding existing two-lane highways and extending the Mountain Parkway to Prestonsburg along Ky. 114. When the parkway expansion is completed, it will run more than 90 miles between Interstate 64 and U.S. 23 in Eastern Kentucky. The project will result in four-lane, high-speed roads across the length of the state, from Paducah to Pikeville.
Heavy equipment removed tons of rock last week after a round of drilling and blasting as the widening of the Mountain Parkway continues about 5 miles west of Salyersville. The multiyear Mountain Parkway project calls for widening and expanding existing two-lane highways and extending the Mountain Parkway to Prestonsburg along Ky. 114. When the parkway expansion is completed, it will run more than 90 miles between Interstate 64 and U.S. 23 in Eastern Kentucky. The project will result in four-lane, high-speed roads across the length of the state, from Paducah to Pikeville. Herald-Leader
Heavy equipment removed tons of rock last week after a round of drilling and blasting as the widening of the Mountain Parkway continues about 5 miles west of Salyersville. The multiyear Mountain Parkway project calls for widening and expanding existing two-lane highways and extending the Mountain Parkway to Prestonsburg along Ky. 114. When the parkway expansion is completed, it will run more than 90 miles between Interstate 64 and U.S. 23 in Eastern Kentucky. The project will result in four-lane, high-speed roads across the length of the state, from Paducah to Pikeville. Herald-Leader

Video, photos: Widening the way to the mountains

May 27, 2015 06:04 AM