KSP, along with officials from KYTC, will re-open the Morehead Weigh Station
WHAT: KSP, along with officials from KYTC, will re-open the Morehead Weigh Station (featuring enhanced technology) and host a Memorial Dedication to CVE Inspector Benita Blanton, who died in 2016 while on duty.
WHEN: Monday, May 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Morehead Weigh Station, I-64 W, Mile Marker 148, Morehead, Ky. 40351
WHO: KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders, KSP CVE Major Nathan Day, KYTC Office of Highway Safety Acting Executive Director Jason Siwula, and family members representing Inspector Blanton.
WHY: The weigh station redesign with enhanced technology* will increase highway safety. Inspector Blanton was assigned to this facility and a permanent memorial honoring her will be unveiled in conjunction with the grand re-opening ceremony.
*Tour of facility and demonstration of new technology will be available for media.
# # #