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Its move complete, Public Works settles in

Open House to showcase new campus in Peaselburg  COVINGTON, Ky. – Consider this a (somewhat) belated change of address notice: Covington Public Works has a new home. Crews from the department that maintains the City’s infrastructure settled into their new address at ...

$1MM in asphalt on 22 streets

Tando Way in South Covington is the first street tackled by Riegler Blacktop. Annual resurfacing project to bring smoother driving COVINGTON, Ky. – All or part of 22 streets in Covington are about to get a smoother surface. Some 80,000 square yards of asphalt will be laid 1½ in...

Summer street cleaning starts Monday

Signs, link below show schedule to move vehicle COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington Public Works crews will begin the annual summer cleaning of residential streets on Monday, July 18 … and, as always, how well the streets get cleaned will depend on residents moving their cars. “We sw...

KZF to lead team designing infrastructure on 23-acre former IRS site

O’Rourke Wrecking continues to demolish the 17-acre former IRS “Flat Top” located less than a block south of the Ohio River. COVINGTON, Ky. – KZF Design Inc. will lead the team of architects, engineers, urban planners, and consultants whose drawings will lay the foundation...

State, Covington reach monumental agreement on Brent Spence Bridge

Covington Mayor Joe Meyer appeared on WCPO’s early morning news show in 2021 to talk about Covington’s concerns about the proposed design of the Brent Spence Corridor project. The bridge can be seen in the background shrouded with tarp during the painting and maintenance project. City...

Brick by brick

Day 2 of road resurfacing project shows fast progress COVINGTON, Ky. -- Just over a day into the project, look how far Prus Construction has gotten in replacing the deteriorating brick pavers at the intersection of Madison Avenue and M.L. King Jr. Boulevard/12th Street. Here are four...

Breaking it down

COVINGTON, Ky. -- Excavators are like a Swiss Army knife or Leatherman – with the right set of attachments, you can pretty much handle any job. Which is another way of saying that O’Rourke Wrecking has ALL the tools, and it’s employing a variety of them as its crews continue to ...

A trail and a river, linked

Photo 1: Covington Mayor Joe Meyer accepts the new way-finding sign from Frances Mennone, a member of the Ohio River Way board, and Brewster Rhoads, its chairman. Photo 2: One of the Voyageur canoes carried Covington’s city flag along part of the 250-mile journey. (Photo from ORSA...

Madison, MLK Blvd. to be closed for 10 days

'Nightmare' decorative bricks to be replaced starting June 13th COVINGTON, Ky. – One of Covington’s busiest intersections -- Madison Avenue and M.L. King Jr. Boulevard/12th Street – will be closed to traffic for an estimated 10 days starting June 13th for ...

KEEPIN’ IT REAL in THE COV: Anchor Grill

CAPTIONS: Photo 4: Accepting the Authenti-CITY Award on Monday from Mayor Joe Meyer at Covington Yard was Carolyn Chapman, center, who took over when her Mom passed away in 1996, and Michelle Robinson, who works the grill. Photo 5: Addie Crutchleo works the grill ...  In fick...
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