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Funding tool for IRS site work leaps first hurdle

TIF district designation in works would use future state tax revenue to repay City’s debt   COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington received preliminary approval today to study the possible use of future state tax revenues to pay for new roads, sidewalks and other improvements to the...

8th Street fix to close one block next week

The City recently had to put a “Band-Aid” of asphalt on a sinking section of Eighth Street but will close the street next week to work on a permanent repair. Sections of concrete failing between Russell, Pike streets  COVINGTON, Ky. – Eighth Street between Pike and Russell st...

A 'greener' cup of joe

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division.) COVINGTON, Ky. – First the bad news: Those oh-so-convenient plastic single-serve coffee pods (commonly known as K-cups after the...

State: Brent Spence repair on schedule

(Photo provided by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet) Damaged upper deck removed, steel beams placed  COVINGTON, Ky. – Work on the emergency repair of the Brent Spence Bridge remains on schedule, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials said today during a progress report with regional med...

Covington Snow & Ice Team ‘ready’

Ever-changing forecast requires preparation, flexibility   COVINGTON, Ky. – City of Covington Public Works crews have spent the day preparing to handle whatever this evening’s weather storm brings to the city’s roads, whether it’s snow, ice, layers of the two, or nothing...

Brent Spence repair plan speeds along

Covington has rented signs to keep wayward trucks on state-governed routes. Covington continues efforts to keep trucks off City-owned streets COVINGTON, Ky. – In his periodic update on the status of the Brent Spence Bridge repairs today, Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray gave positive...

A ‘Greener’ Turkey Day:

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division.) Thanksgiving is all about a savory dinner, time with family and friends, and – of course – giving thanks. But as with most h...

Streetscape designs go before the public

Goal: Make Madison, 7th more walkable, likely to attract investment   COVINGTON, Ky. – The public will get its first detailed look and chance to comment next week on new streetscape designs for Madison Avenue and Seventh Street aimed at complementing private investment by improving both t...

'Nuclear Waste'

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division.) COVINGTON, Ky. – Think of it as the average home’s version of spent fuel rods from a nuclear reactor – dangerous was...

City to fill potholes, clear snow on state routes

New contract for 10 roads in Covington should mean quicker response, Public Works says   COVINGTON, Ky. – Drivers should experience smoother and safer travel on main routes through the City this winter.   Saying its Public Works crews are positioned to respond more quickly within Co...
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