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. As part of the study, hazardous material transport was monitored at the following sites: Interstate-64 (I-64), East and West bound lanes at The Belvedere; I-64, East and West bound lanes at Blankenbaker exit location; Interstate-65 (I-65, North and South bound lanes at the Jewish Hospital; I-65, North and South bound lanes at Brooks, KY exit location; Interstate-71 (I-71), North and South bound lanes at Oldham County rest areas; Hwy 841, North and South bound Lanes at Westport Road. 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.


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