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The Boone County Transportaton plan has 98 Draft Recommendations.  You can review all of the recommendations here. Please leave your comments about the Draft Recommendations below.

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The deadline for comments is Sunday, November 26.

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What Draft Recommendations do you support?
The widening/reconstruction of Camp Ernst from Pleasant Valley to Boone County Arboretum should be a top priority. This road is very dangerous as the multiple fatal wrecks in recent years have shown. The bridge/hill across Gunpowder creek is especially dangerous. EVERY TIME it rains there is a wreck there. The road is not designed to handle the volume of traffic, especially with multiple neighborhoods and Cooper High School traffic. This needs to be a top priority of county.
Reply Flag 8 Agreeone month ago
The Graves Rd interchange
Reply Flag 3 Agreeone month ago
Please, please do the widening from pleasant valley road to Boone County Arboretum asap. The buses filled with children and young high schoolers are in severe danger on this road that has no edge to move to if a car is even slightly over.
Reply Flag 3 Agreeone month ago
I support the widening of camp ernst road south to the arboretum to add more lanes, as well as adding a 2 lane roundabout at the pleasant valley road intersection to keep traffic flowing vs stoplights.
liking the idea of connecting mall road to pleasant valley as well.
adding the new i-275 and graves road interchange is an excellent idea - should alleviate a lot of traffic on north bend road @ i-275 going north into Hebron.
Reply Flag 2 Agreeone month ago
I have found that with personal observation that the 10% no vehicle stat is probably a little high. Many homeowners on my street alone never register their vehicles in Kentucky. 1/4 of my street the residents are using their former Ohio address and continue to have Ohio plates for years. Better registration enforcement would bring that 10% number way down. The other issue is illegal emigrants that can't get a license, but still drive a vehicle registered to another address or person. The expanded multi-unit growth in the county stuffing new rental units on to any vacant available land to grow population in the county also leads to non- compliance in registration. You can dismiss my allegations, but a simple drive around the county in apartment complexes and neighborhoods will confirm my contentions. Unfortunately, I have confronted law enforcement on this subject for years and they claim to not have the manpower to enforce legislation, yet the state contends the massive loss of tax dollars due to cross state registrations from bordering states. There is a 'Freddie Freeloader' program where the state wants neighbors to 'narc out' their fellow residents, but many are friends and they are not willing to. I have tried this to no avail the offenders just ignore the summons to correct their registration tax status. In conclusion, to spend millions to correct an incorrect percentage of no vehicle households is not a value to the honest taxpayer.
Reply Flag 2 Agreeone month ago
I support the Youell Rd connector because it would cut time and traffic down quite a bit to get to Florence or from Florence to Hebron.
Reply Flag 2 Agreeone month ago
I highly support the Bike/Ped recommendations! Especially the mention, by Judge Moore, of a map showing specifically where both current and proposed bike/ped pathways are located. Boone County needs these multi-modal pathways to be connected to each other ASAP.
Bike lanes along the sides of various roadways are a nice idea, but in reality send the wrong message to drivers. Cyclists have the right to use the entire roadway, not just a narrow, debris scattered alley, with semi-tractor trailers flying by at 55 mph. A separate pathway, away from the roadbed is needed for cyclists and pedestrians to feel safe travelling.
Reply Flag 1 Agreeone month ago
Please finish the widening/reconstruction of Pleasant Valley road. This plan has been on the books for over 13 years now. It includes part of Camp Ernst road at some of it's most congetsed points. It is long overdue and also is very dangerous as the multiple wrecks including fatalities have indicated. Itis sad to be 13 years into a "10 year plan" and still have so much of this still incomplete.
Reply Flag 1 Agreeone month ago
As there are homes in the Hebron Gardens and along W Horizon, Im not comfortable with the proposal of placing temporary truckstops on Litton Lane in Hebron. Trucks idling, hitting their air breaks and open bay doors projecting forklift activity in local warehouses have increased noise around the clock - 24 hours a day here in Hebron. Im concerned that a temp truck stop area will attract over nighters, prostitution and drug trafficking!
Reply Flag Agree28 days ago
What about interconnecting east bend road and camp ernst road? The distance between the two at certain places is really not that far.
Reply Flag Agreeone month ago
OKI Poll:
What Draft Recommendations do you not support?
I went to the open house about Graves road, one of the people there said that the plan to widen Ky 20 from Graves to North Bend had been scrapped due to funding. That is a terrible decision that will lead to lots of crashes. That stretch of road is extremely dangerous due to the amount of traffic, size of lanes (no shoulder), and pedestrian traffic along there as well. One way or another that section needs to be widened. It will receive more traffic once Graves is complete and that road can not handle it. The study that was done recommended it be widened as well. If you can find funding for the interchange you can finde it for safety impovements here.

Also the roundabouts on 237 need to be removed once the interchange is complete. With the increase in traffic and the mass amount of people that do not know how to use the roundabouts it ends up slowing traffic even worse.
Reply Flag 1 Agree25 days ago
All sidewalk and bike path related projects. These are legitimate concerns, however traffic congestion issues need to be addressed prior to utilizing funds on sidewalks and bike paths.
Reply Flag Agreeone month ago
OKI Poll:
Is there any transportation need not covered in the draft recommendations? Did we miss anything?
Can you update the map or spreadsheet to include what the funding status or design status of each line item is? Some of these on the list are funded but residents have no timeline of when work will begin. Some of these are just wishful thinking, which is important to do, but it would be nice to know the difference for each project.
Reply Flag 2 Agreeone month ago
Improve intersections at Tanner and River Rd, North Bend and River Rd, and Petersburg Rd at River Rd. These intersections need improved visibility as well as ease of access such as the intersection of Petersburg Rd and River Rd. Connect River Rd in Hebron and Petersburg Rd by I-275 in Petersburg.
Reply Flag 1 Agreeone month ago
The county as well as municipalities and businesses in the area need to stay on the State of Kentucky about the Brent Spence Bridge and Cut in the Hill interstate problems. No matter how great traffic flow is made in Boone County, the commute across the river will continue to take forever until this choke point is corrected. The State of Ohio is performing major reconstruction of nearly all interstate choke points/heavy congestion areas, and their residents don't have to pay the ridiculous ad-valorem vehicle taxes which Kentucky residents are hit with, yet Ohio is taking active steps to mitigate interstate congestion while Kentucky is doing nothing. Where is our money going?
Reply Flag 1 Agreeone month ago
What about interconnecting east bend road and camp ernst road. At some places they're not that far apart. From burlington you could get to union or vice versa in half the time.
Reply Flag Agreeone month ago
Statutory restrictions need to be put in place to stop the City of Florence and the Boone County Planning Commission from continuing to approve developments which our current infrastructure cannot support. NO MORE apartment buildings.
Reply Flag Agreeone month ago
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