Work Delayed on The Carroll Cropper Bridge
I–275 Carroll Cropper Bridge (12.4 – 14.9 mile–marker) – Construction on the Carroll Cropper Bridge which was set to begin on the 10th of November, has been delayed due to unfavorable weather forecasts. The project will be delayed until the Spring of 2015.
Petersburg Water Project
Installation of the water line and new fire hydrants in Petersburg is complete. The County and the water district are committed to working with the residents in Petersburg to do everything reasonable to accommodate everyone who would like to connect to the public water lines. This will require coordination between the county, the water department and our citizens. The complete process to obtain water service is available by clicking here.
It’s that time again!
Boone County Parks will begin accepting Breakfast with Santa reservations beginning Monday, November 3! Event dates and times are Tuesday, December 16 at 9 and 10am, Wednesday, December 17 at 9 and 10am, Thursday, December 18 at 9, 10 and 11am and Friday, December 19 at 9, 10 and 11 am. Cost is $10 per child 2 and older, $5 up to 1 year old. Session sizes are limited to 25 children, so call the Parks office now to register at 859-334-2117. The event will be held at Boone Links Golf Course.
CodeRED Emergency Notification
Boone County has implemented the CodeRED Mass Notification solution. The CodeRED system provides county officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire county during emergency situations. The CodeRED Weather Warning system will allow county officials to reach citizens who are in the projected path of a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood or other weather event. All Boone County residents are encouraged to enroll contact information and specify notification preferences. Click here to enroll.
The Boone County Fiscal Court is interested in YOUR input. The County has assembled an action team to determine what needs exist in the community for gathering space to support special events, the arts, meetings and other community uses and how the Historic Courthouse might be re–purposed to meet one or more of these needs. Your thoughts, ideas and input are a very valuable component to determining the future for the Historic Courthouse and meeting the needs that YOU help identify.
This short survey should take five minutes or less to complete. Your participation is important and appreciated. The data collected will be used by the action team and the County to guide our decisions as we work to meet the needs of the community. It will also assist in shaping future events and how we communicate. To begin the survey, click TAKE THE SURVEY
Road Work to Affect I75/71 North Bound
An overhead sign replacement project to take place November 19 – 26th. Motorists should be aware of the following lane closures:
Wednesday night, November 19, 2014, I–75/71 NB (182.5 and 184 mile–marker) starting at 10 PM until 6 AM Thursday morning, the left 3 lanes of I–75/71 NB will be closed. There will also be 2 – 15 minute rolling road blocks in which all 4 lanes will be closed to complete the work.
Thursday night, November 20, 2014, I–75/71 NB (183.3 and 184.4 mile–markers) starting at 10 PM until 6 AM on Friday morning, the right 2 lanes of I–75/71 NB as well as the ramp to I–275 (Exit 185) will be closed. Motorists can follow the detour signs to Buttermilk Ramp (Exit 186) and take I–75/71 SB to exit 185 to I– 275. Also the left lane of the ramp from KY 236 (Donaldson Rd.) to I–275 will be close and the motorist directed to take I–75/71 NB and Buttermilk Ramp (Exit 186) to I–75/71 SB and take Exit 185 to I–275.
Monday night, November 24, 2014, I–75/71 NB (181 and 182.4 mile–marker) starting at 10 PM until 6 AM Tuesday morning, the left 3 lanes of I–71/75 NB will be closed.
Tuesday night, November 25, 2014, I–75/71 NB (182.3 and 183.7 mile–marker) starting at 10 PM until 6 AM Wednesday morning, the right 2 lanes of I–71/75 NB as well as exit 184 the on ramp to KY 236 (Donaldson Rd.) will be closed. Motorists can take either KY 1017 (Turfway Road) in advance of KY 236 or follow the detour signs to Buttermilk Exit and take I –75/71 SB to exit 184 to KY 236.
November 17, 2014
Election Day – 2014 General Election
Burlington, KY – View the 2014 Boone County General Election results here.
November 4, 2014
Road Work Affects US 25 in Florence
Burlington, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 advises that:
US 25 (Dixie Highway) – Beginning the week of September 1, 2014 – the Northern Kentucky Water District will begin an extensive project to line existing water main service along US 25 (Dixie Highway) from Price Avenue to Turfway Road crossing through Kenton and Boone Counties including the cities of Erlanger, Elsmere and Florence. The project will be completed in phases and is scheduled to complete in November of 2014. During this time, motorists can expect lane closures in the SB direction of US 25. Delays may be possible so please plan accordingly. Bus stops will be affected in this area. Please contact TANK at (859) 331–8265 for any possible stop location changes. Any questions regarding water service should be directed to the Northern Kentucky Water District at (859) 578–9898
September 2, 2014
OKI Seeks Input
Burlington, KY –The Ohio–Kentucky–Indiana (OKI) Regional Council of Governments is updating a policy plan to improve quality of life and service to the public in southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana, and they want to hear from residents of Boone County. This plan will guide future decision making at this planning organization for our metropolitan area. To find out more and share your opinions, visit www.howdowegrow.org
May 14, 2014
Sign up for the CodeRed Emergency Notification System
Burlington, KY –Boone County has implemented the CodeRED Mass Notification solution. The CodeRED system provides county officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire county.
All Boone County residents are encouraged to enroll additional contact information including cell phone numbers, text and email addresses and specify their notification preferences. “No one should assume their telephone number is included,” Ihrig said, urging all individuals and businesses to log on to the website, www.boonecountyky.org/em, and follow the CodeRED link to the community enrollment page. hose without internet access may call Boone County Emergency Management at 859–334–2279 to supply their information over the phone. Required information includes first and last name, street address (physical address, no P.O. boxes), city, state, zip code, and primary phone number. Additional phone numbers can be entered as well.
May 12, 2014