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Public Involvement
and Comments

Learn more about how the KY 8 Licking River Bridge Project team is working with the community to ensure stakeholder voices are heard and community needs are integrated into the project plan. 

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is fully committed to public involvement in order to gain insights and receive feedback as part of the project development process. Public input was sought during the preliminary engineering phase via two public meetings and an online survey. The project team continues to work closely with local partners to ensure communities surrounding the project area have the opportunity to provide feedback. 

 

If you have a comment/question for the project team, please provide your feedback on the Contact Us page

  • Does the public have an opportunity to provide feedback to the project team on the project?
    Yes. Multiple public meetings have been held since 2021. The public can also provide feedback for consideration by the project team through the project website at ky8bridge.org.
  • Are members of the community actively engaged in the project?
    Yes. An aesthetics committee made up of community leaders from Newport and Covington has been created to help identify key elements that may be included in the final bridge design. Stakeholders serve a critical role, bringing valuable input from their constituents to the project team and serving as advocates for the project in their communities.
  • How are community priorities being addressed in the project?
    The KY 8 Licking River Bridge project brings the opportunity to address shared community priorities by: Reconnecting communities through multi-modal and pedestrian-friendly improvements. Ensuring multi-modal transportation users have access throughout the entirety of the bridge replacement project. Providing aesthetic features that create a signature structure in Northern Kentucky.
  • Are Newport and Covington residents still able to contribute input?
    Yes! Comments or questions may be submitted to the project team via the project website at ky8bridge.org.
  • 2022 Rendering of Construction Alternatives
  • 2022 Project Area Map
  • 2022 Consulting Party Presentation, Meeting #2
  • 2022 Video Recording of Consulting Party Meeting #2
  • 2021 Consulting Party/Public Meeting #1 Presentation
  • 2021 Video Recording of Consulting Party/Public Meeting #1
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