Virtual public meeting set for feasibility study for a possible Interstate 65 Interchange in Southern Warren County

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.  – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) in partnership with the Bowling Green-Warren County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will host a virtual public meeting on the I-65 New Interchange Feasibility Study. The study area is bordered by U.S. 31-W to the west and KY 622 to the east and extends from I-165 southward to the Simpson County line.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. through a Zoom Meeting. A formal presentation will be given at 5:30 p.m. and again at 6:15 p.m. An on-line survey will also be available for people to fill out to provide feedback about the study.

Those interested in logging into the meetings should use this link.

A dial-in option for the On-Line Public Meeting is also available:

Dial-in: (312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 962 6250 9258

Anyone needing special assistance with the meeting needs to submit a request to wes.watt@ky.gov by Monday, March 15.

The objective of this planning study is to identify the most feasible improvements to the transportation network that enhance access to I-65 in southern Warren County.  To achieve this goal, the project team of KYTC, the Bowling Green-Warren County MPO, and the consultant Michael Baker International will work collaboratively with the public, stakeholders, and community leaders.

Comments will be gathered and presented to project study team members for the recommendation of a possible location option for an interchange with I-65 in southern Warren County. Written comments will be accepted after the meeting from March 16 to April 1 through the study survey located at the following link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Interstate65Study2

Or comments can be sent to the project e-mail address: Interstate65Study@mbakerintl.com

A Virtual Town Hall is available 24/7 (March 16 – April 1, 2021) that provides an overview of the interchange options and connection improvements. The Virtual Town Hall can be accessed at: https://interstate65-baker.hub.arcgis.com/.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Wes Watt
KYTC
Public Information Officer
District 3 Office-Bowling Green
270-746-7898
Wes.Watt@ky.gov

Additional information is available here.