TAYLOR MILL, Ky. - The official groundbreaking ceremony was on Monday for the Kentucky 16 reconstruction project in Taylor Mill.
The roadway at the intersection of Kentucky 16 and Old Taylor Mill Road was built back in 1937.
The new construction project will create a five-lane highway that city leaders are calling "significant."
Gov/ Steve Beshear was the keynote speaker for the occasion.
He said on Monday that as Northern Kentucky cities progress, they pay the price in delays.
"Sitting behind cars trying to turn left against traffic," Beshear said. "Sitting on side streets while waiting to enter the main drag. In a word, KY 16 or Taylor Mill Road has grown very congested."
The governor said 30 to 32,000 cars travel on this road every day, making this an important construction project for Kentucky.
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