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Brent Spence traffic pattern shifting

One lane this weekend, then I-75, I-71 to ‘split’ before bridge COVINGTON, Ky. – Expect huge delays this weekend when northbound traffic on Interstates 71/75 will be reduced to one lane so a new significant travel pattern change can be implemented, the Kentucky Transportation Cab...

Free vouchers to ease use of transfer station

Program lets residents to drop off bulk trash, within reason   COVINGTON, Ky. – A new voucher system that goes into effect tomorrow will allow Covington residents to drop off yard waste, bulk items like furniture, and a limited number of tires for free at the Covington transfer station. &...

Massive trucks to affect traffic, parking Tuesday

A truck similar to those that will make their way through Covington on Tuesday morning. (Photo used courtesy of Prestress Transportation.) 96,000-lb. beams part of new pedestrian bridge  COVINGTON, Ky. – Call it an urban episode of the TV series “Outback Truckers.”   Thr...

Duplex owners to receive refund

City fixes ‘drafting error’ that led to higher storm water fee   COVINGTON, Ky. – A two-word change in a City ordinance first passed in February will send most owners of duplexes in Covington a refund of $45.40 on their storm water bill.   That’s the bottom-line imp...

Summer street cleaning starts July 8

Signs, link below show schedule to move vehicle   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s Public Works Department will begin its annual summer cleaning of residential streets on July 8, and “aesthetic appeal” is only one reason for the effort.   More importantly, it’s a ...

‘Covington … is collateral damage’

Mayor appears on KET to explain concerns  with Brent Spence ‘fix’   COVINGTON, Ky. – Mayor Joe Meyer appeared live on the statewide program “Kentucky Tonight” on Monday evening to talk about Covington’s concerns with the plan as currently designed to &l...

Devou’s paved trails to be closed for maintenance

2-day sealing project starts today   COVINGTON, Ky. – The paved multi-purpose trails in Covington’s Devou Park will be closed to walkers and bikers today and tomorrow for maintenance.   Specifically, Queen City Blacktop will be applying a seal that preserves the pavement and ke...

River Sweep 2021: ‘Hot & exhausting’

 Just one pile of the litter and debris cleaned off the banks of the Ohio River in Covington during River Sweep 2021 on Saturday. For additional photos, see the City of Covington’s Facebook page, @covingtonkygov Volunteers clean litter, debris off riverfront COVINGTON, Ky. – Th...

Gas line work starts Wednesday

The red line shows the gas main(s) to be replaced. Upgrade to make way for development west of Duveneck Square  COVINGTON, Ky. – Traffic will be disrupted near Duveneck Square starting Wednesday morning so an underground gas main can be upgraded to accommodate future development.   N...

Emergency street repair to affect parking, traffic at 7th & Philadelphia

Spray-painted markings show the presence of major utility lines under the affected intersection.  Broken storm sewer line undercutting road surface  COVINGTON, Ky. – Emergency repair of a broken storm sewer lateral at the intersection of Seventh and Philadelphia streets will affect p...
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