Morganfield, Uniontown receive funding for vital paving improvements

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded over $200,000 in funds for critical pavement improvements to the cities of Morganfield and Uniontown.

KYTC officials announced the funds totaling $220,401 will be awarded to those cities for vital resurfacing work.

Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, and base failures.

City leaders say this funding will help the quality of life for the city’s residents and will make traveling on those roads much safer.

The roads that will be resurfaced in Morgantown include North Hughes Street, Mercer Avenue and West Geiger Street.

Resurfacing work in Uniontown will address Walnut Street, Seventh Street, Fourth Street, Sigsbee Street, Fifth Street, Sixth Street and McGuinnis Street.

This is part of Gov. Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

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(This story was originally published on October 7, 2019)

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