Milling and Paving Projects in Paducah Begin Monday, November 18, 2019

Beginning Monday, November 18, the contractor working for the City of Paducah, Jim Smith Contracting, will initiate milling and paving projects on numerous streets in Paducah.  The work is expected to be completed in less than two weeks, weather-permitting.  During the street resurfacing work, crews expect to keep one lane of traffic open. 

The following roads in the Morgan Cornell Subdivision will be milled and then paved:

  • Marquess Drive from South 28th to Cherry Circle
  • Cherry Circle from Mississippi Street to Beiderman Street               
  • Mississippi Street from South 28th to Beiderman Street
  • Virginia Street from South 29th to Beiderman Street                
  • South 29th from Mississippi Street to Mayfield Road
  • Georgia Street from South 28th to Beiderman Street
  • Cornell Street from South 28th to Mayfield Road
  • Alabama Street from South 28th to approximately 2945 Alabama    

Crews also will be working over the next two weeks to complete the milling and paving of

  • Exall Lane from Buckner Lane to Roundhouse Road
  • Stanley Drive (entire length)
  • The alley in the 1700 block of Broadway
  • South 6th Street from Ohio Street to Norton Street                               
  • South 9th Street from Jones Street to Caldwell Street              
  • North 7th Street across from Paducah-McCracken County Joint Sewer Agency                   
  • Estelle Street at North10th Street.    

Please use caution, and watch for the work crews and traffic control devices.  During this construction period, please avoid parking on any of the streets scheduled for rehabilitation. 

These street rehabilitation projects are part of the City of Paducah’s annual street improvement plan.  Part of the funding is provided through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Municipal Aid Program (MAP).  MAP funds are collected from the State gas tax and are allocated for maintenance, reconstruction, or construction of city streets. 

The City of Paducah maintains approximately 220 miles of streets.  If you have a question, please call the Engineering-Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.

Date of release:  November 15, 2019