Louisville / Jefferson County Hazardous Material Commodity Flow Analysis: Final Report

Vijay Golla, Western Kentucky University
Ritchie D. Taylor, Western Kentucky University
Jonathan Suhl, Western Kentucky University
Jacob Eagleson, Western Kentucky University
Prachi Chavan, Western Kentucky University
Roni Grisby, Western Kentucky University
Jim Bottom, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY Emergency Management Agency

This project was completed by Western Kentucky University in partnership with Louisville / Jefferson County, KY Emergency Management Agency and the Louisville / Jefferson County Local Emergency Planning Committee.

Funding for this Project provided by: Kentucky Division of Emergency Management, Frankfort Kentucky and Louisville/Jefferson County Kentucky Local Emergency Planning Committee.


This report presents the results of a Hazardous Material Commodity Flow Analysis for the Louisville Metro area and Jefferson County. Study components were conducted by Western Kentucky University in partnership with Louisville / Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency. The study area was focused in Louisville and Jefferson County, Louisville Metro area, and included monitoring in Bullet County and Oldham County, as shown in Figure 1.1. ...

The purpose of this report is to present information on patterns of hazardous material commodity flow along I-64, I-65, I-71 and Highway 841, as observed from June 11, 2012 to August 2, 2012. This report also summarizes incidents involving hazardous materials over the previous 3 years, August 2008 to June 2011, in the Louisville Metro area. Finally, this report assesses survey information collected from fixed facilities that ship and receive hazardous materials in the Louisville Metro Area.