Highway safety project planned for U.S. 60 in east Kentucky

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Transportation officials say a highway safety project is planned to upgrade a section of U.S. Highway 60 in eastern Kentucky. The state Transportation Cabinet said in a news release Thursday that the project along six miles of the highway around the Rowan and Bath county line will realign a sharp curve. And, it will replace the Kentucky Highway 801 intersection with a mini-roundabout. The project also will complete pavement improvements, new rumble strips, improved roadway markings, and new guardrails and signs on U.S. 60. State highway engineers will hold a public meeting Feb. 20 in Farmers to discuss the upgrade.