(KFVS) - Governor Steve Beshear and Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez unveiled one of the new I-69 signs going up on 38 miles of Western Kentucky Parkway and 17 miles of existing Interstate 24 on Tuesday.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Kentucky now has 55 miles of Interstate 69.
Beshear noted that efforts will continue to gain interstate status for the remaining 100 miles of I-69 Corridor through 10 Western Kentucky counties between Henderson and Fulton.
According to KYTC, new signs will have the I-69 shield with a "formerly WK Pkwy" sign underneath to help avoid confusing cross-country travelers.
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