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Residents weigh in on Greenup, Scott proposals

An open house to present proposed traffic flow changes attracted about 75 people.  Safety study returns streets to 2-way traffic in residential areas   COVINGTON, Ky. - About 75 people attended an open house Wednesday evening to give input on proposals that would return traffic flow on sec...

Traffic open house tonight

Safety proposal seeks input on making Greenup, Scott two-way   COVINGTON, Ky. - An open house tonight gives the public a chance to learn about and voice their opinions on a proposal to return traffic flow on sections of Greenup Street and Scott Boulevard to two-way.   The open house, at th...

Trees = Shade, beauty, clean air ... & honors

Volunteers helped the City of Covington plant over 80 trees of carefully selected species along Latonia’s streets last October. Covington’s commitment to green infrastructure saluted  COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington planted hundreds of streetscape trees last year, paid for by a federal...

Covington may get hundreds of bike racks

A demo bike rack installed on Pike Street across from City Hall (and near the cut-through to Seventh Street) was in use much of today. COVINGTON, Ky. - People who use bicycles to get around Covington may soon have hundreds of places to lock up their bikes - not only in the downtown area but also i...

2-way traffic on Greenup, Scott?

Open house seeks comment on proposals to increase safety   COVINGTON, Ky. - Technically, the closest NASCAR track is 40 miles south, in Sparta, Ky. But many residents of Covington neighborhoods that border Greenup Street and Scott Boulevard say they only have to look out their front doors to ...

Federal grant public hearing tonight

Among other things, Covington used funds from this year’s CDBG program to replace the fence around Goebel Pool, shown here. COVINGTON, Ky. - Reminder: The City of Covington is holding a hearing tonight to get the public’s ideas on how it should spend several million dollars from the fe...

Lewisburg ‘wins’ rights to The RIPPLE Effect

One of the architect’s renderings of the proposed Lewisburg Thorofare Project on Pike Street. City to help implement public-private ‘Thorofare Project’ COVINGTON, Ky. - A vote of the Covington City Commission this week formalized what had been unofficially announced the week ...

How should the City spend federal grants?

Among other things, Covington used funds from this year’s Community Development Block Grant program to replace the fence around Randolph Pool, shown here. Public hearing on CDBG/HOME allocations next Thursday   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington wants the public’s help in decid...

How to report a pothole

Covington Public Works employees fixed these large potholes today on E. 15th Street between Scott Boulevard and Greenup Street.  At left is cement brick mason Gene Koehl. At right is driver Dan Bitter. Unseen and driving the truck is light equipment operator Paul Thompson.    COVINGTO...

Piece by piece, a floodgate takes shape

Members of Covington’s Public Works Department put together the spine of the floodgate that will block the Madison Avenue floodwall gap and hold back the rising Ohio River. COVINGTON, Ky. - Parks and Facilities Supervisor Brad Schwenke picked up a 10-lb. sledgehammer and gave the s...
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