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Pedestrian bridge installed on Licking River Greenway

A pedestrian bridge installed Friday will carry the paved portion of the Licking River Greenway & Trails over 16th Street as part of Phase ll and lll. COVINGTON, Ky. - With a crane operator’s deft touch and the helping hands of construction workers waiting to guide it into place, a metal p...

Construction work begins on Old Seminary Square parks

Hector Klette, a technician in the Parks and Facilities division of Covington’s Public Works Department, tears up an old concrete pad at Annie Hargraves Park. COVINGTON, Ky. – After several years of gathering ideas, planning and raising funds, site work has begun on a resident-led projec...

Phase 2 of Latonia Avenue rebuild under way

Work on a new storm sewer at 33rd Street and Latonia Avenue this morning signaled the beginning of Phase 2 of the reconstruction of Latonia Avenue.   COVINGTON, Ky. - The second half of the long-awaited reconstruction of Latonia Avenue began this morning. Work began at the corner of 33rd S...

Covington Parks & Recreation May Newsletter 2018

Below are Covington Parks & Recreation Department events and programs. For additional information click on "Learn More" or contact the Parks & Recreation Department at recreation@covingtonky.gov or 859-292-2151. News Crews slaying invasive plants along Licking Rive...

City Seeks Applications for Project Engineer

JOIN OUR TEAM! The City is currently seeking a Project Engineer to join our Department of Public Improvements. Job Title: Project Engineer  Department: Department of Public Improvements Salary: $73,499.00 - $97,688.00 (DOQ) SUMMARY Under the general supe...

New software to help residents interact with City Hall

COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington is installing a new software program that will make it easier for residents to report potholes, crumbling curbs, faulty street lights, fallen tree branches and other public infrastructure problems.   The Covington City Commission voted 5-0 tonight to contract with a c...

Crews slaying invasive plants along Licking River trail

COVINGTON, Ky. – Hikers along the Licking River Greenway & Trail should be alert for chain saws and chemicals as work crews begin eradicating invasive and unwanted bushes and plants.  A contractor hired by the City of Covington, Groundwork Cincinnati, began work today, May 1, on the s...

Suspension Bridge to open this evening

COVINGTON, Ky. - The wait is over: The newly repaired Roebling Suspension Bridge between Covington and Cincinnati will open later today, four days ahead of schedule.   Mostly.   The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet told City of Covington officials this morning that the upstream walkway and ...

Wayman Branch Road repaired, to re-open Wednesday

(PHOTO CAPTION: Covington Public Works employees smooth out an emergency fix of Wayman Branch Road.) COVINGTON, Ky. - Road crews were finishing up the emergency repair of Wayman Branch Road in South Covington on Wednesday with the road expected to re-open by the end of the work day.   ...

Rain delays Latonia Avenue reconstruction

COVINGTON, Ky. - The long-awaited reconstruction of Latonia Avenue will be delayed by the recent rain.   The contractor for the project, Riegler Blacktop, notified the City this week that complications from the wet weather will push back the anticipated start date of the project about two weeks...
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