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Bicycle infrastructure plan on consent agenda

City would partner with Tri-State Trails on creating strategy to make The Cov more bike friendly COVINGTON, Ky. – Wanting to take a strategic and feasible approach to making Covington more bike friendly, the Board of Commissioners tonight will vote on partnering with the advocacy group...

Covington’s Snow & Ice Team rested & ready

Trucks are loaded and ready to go. That’s municipal grounds worker Corey Lohstroh filling tanks with a brine solution earlier today. With ‘nasty’ storm almost here, Public Works will do all it can to keep streets safe COVINGTON, Ky. – The road salt dome is full (mi...

Dec. 14 event(s) to let Covington learn about, weigh in on bridge project

KYTC/ODOT seeking feedback on pending issues for Brent Spence Corridor revamp COVINGTON, Ky. – Are you curious how (and where) a revamped Brent Spence Bridge and its completely new companion span will separate local commuters from pass-through travelers? Do you have thoughts and/or ...

4th St. ramp to close, Pike St. ramp to open as ‘Texas Turnaround’ nears completion

State project will mean safer, less congested Brent Spence COVINGTON, Ky. – How drivers enter Interstate 71/75 in Covington just south of the Brent Spence Bridge will change at 5 a.m. Thursday as construction of the $8.8 million “Texas Turnaround” edges closer to completion, sta...

Leaf pickup begins Monday

Photo 1: A scene from last year. (That’s Prince Baker, James Payne, and Bryan Snider, from left working Greenup Street). Photo 2: Crews from the General Maintenance Division recently installed leaf-collection equipment on trucks. From left: seasonal laborers Dallas Hedger, Don Housley, and ...

Disc Golf Course reopens, 3 days after theft

Parks and Facilities Maintenance Supervisor Brad Schwenke welds a disc golf basket into place, while Laborer V Tim Moore (below) touches up the paint on one of those borrowed from Boone County. Help from Boone County Parks, others critical COVINGTON, Ky. – The 18 “baskets” do...

Disc golf baskets cut off, stolen

A disc golf “basket,” prior to installation. Police, Parks & Rec seeking tips related to felony theft COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington officials are seeking help in solving a brazen theft overnight of a dozen brand-new disc golf “baskets” from Devou Park worth more ...

FC Cincinnati invests in The Cov

Photo 1: Covington’s partnership with FC Cincinnati Foundation will bring both a kid-size mini pitch to Austinburg  and the organization’s Soccer Unites youth program. This photo provided by FCC Foundation is from a ribbon-cutting from a mini pitch previously built in Price Hil...

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...
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