Nov 27 2019 Willow Park sidewalk project to begin Dec. 2

A project that will replace approximately 130 feet of sidewalk in front of the Willow Park playground will begin Monday, Dec. 2 and last about one week.

Officials will keep the heavily-used playground open during the construction phase, but families will have to enter the playground through the rear utility gate in the fence. The project will solve chronic drainage and accessibility issues at the playground entrance.

Nov 8 2019 Public input sought for KY 1447 Westport Road Corridor Study

Louisville Metro Public Works will host its second public open house seeking input regarding a planning study of the Westport Road Corridor, intended to identify measures to address safety and mobility needs along the highway.

Nov 1 2019 Public input sought on access to Dixie Highway
Oct 24 2019 Leaf drop-off sites to open November 5

Louisville Metro residents not mulching autumn leaves into their lawns or using curbside collection will have the option to dispose of them at one of three drop-off sites beginning November 5.

Aug 9 2019 New Dixie Highway Project meets major milestone

LOUISVILLE (Aug. 9, 2019) – Crews on The New Dixie Highway Project are completing median construction on a critical, busy section of the roadway in the heart of Shively. The section between Herbert Avenue and Crums Lane, which includes Shively City Hall and the on-ramp to I-264, will have all lanes open and in their final configuration on Monday.

Jul 30 2019 Public input sought on access to Dixie Highway

Louisville Metro Public Works will host a public open house on Thursday, August 8th to present the Dixie Highway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Access Planning Study and collect public input on the preliminary planning for access from the four corridors listed below. This project is the next phase of implementing the New Dixie Highway that was funded by a 2015 TIGER Grant from the USDOT. The New Dixie Highway project improves safety, mobility and aesthetics for the corridor.


Jul 18 2019 Victory Park $1.1 Million Revitalization Project is Complete


Jun 19 2019 Louisville Parks and Recreation to host two-day “Pick Up The Parks” event

Help clean up your neighborhood park following the Fourth of July

Jun 19 2019 Louisville Metro Government launches new Accela Business & Customer Portals

51 new licenses or permits now available online

May 1 2019 New Dixie Highway Project entering critical stage

Crews on The New Dixie Highway Project will begin installing medians next week between Upper Hunters Trace and Heaton Road. This means the crews are launching a critical part of the project almost a month ahead of schedule.

Apr 15 2019 Louisville ECHO: A West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative

The Natural Areas Division of Louisville (Kentucky) Parks is increasing equitable access to nature through its Louisville Is Engaging Children Outdoors (Louisville ECHO) initiative. The department is addressing social determinants of health by expanding environmental education and outdoor recreation programming within underserved communities, including communities of color in west Louisville, and the program has expanded steadily since its inception in 2008.

Feb 5 2019 Bernheim Bridge repair project to begin in Cherokee Park

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for rehabilitation of the Bernheim Bridge in Cherokee Park in Louisville. This bridge, also known as Bridge No. 8, crosses the Middle Fork of Beargrass Creek.

This project includes waterproofing and repairing the concrete arch, resetting the railings, masonry repairs on the spandrel walls and railings and new asphalt pavement on the crossing.

Dec 12 2018 Creason Protection and Restoration Plan

The city of Louisville is privileged to host the USA Cyclocross National Championships at Joe Creason Park December 11-15. This international event, coming on the heels of last year’s Derby City Cup, will feature nearly 1,700 top professional and amateur riders competing over the course of the week from 45 states.

Oct 25 2018 Enjoy the Scenic Loop car-free and Hayride on the Hill in Cherokee Park October 29

A new fall tradition will begin on Monday, October 29, as area residents will be able to enjoy use of the Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park car-free and also attend the first-ever Hayride on the Hill, located at Baringer Hill from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. that day.

Sep 17 2018 Fifth annual Brightside Bash presented by the Republic Bank Foundation set for September 20

Brightside, Louisville’s organization for keeping the city clean and green through beautification and education, will be holding its 5th annual Brightside Bash presented by the Republic Bank Foundation from 6-9 p.m. on September 20 at The Louisville Palace (625 S. 4th Street).