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Kentucky

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Get around: The western portion of the WK is now signed as I-69.
* The William H. '''Natcher Parkway''' (often called "the Natcher"; formerly the Green River Parkway) connects [[Owensboro]] with [[Bowling Green (Kentucky)|Bowling Green]]. The southern half of the highway (Bowling Green to the Western Kentucky Parkway) has also been designated as part of the future I-66.
* The Edward T. Breathitt '''Pennyrile Parkway''' runs from Henderson to Hopkinsville. The section from Henderson to the Western Kentucky Parkway has been designated as part of the future I-69.
* The Julian M. Carroll '''Purchase Parkway''' runs diagonally through the Jackson Purchase region (the region west of the Tennessee River), starting at the Tennessee state line in Fulton and ending at I-24 at Calvert City near Kentucky Lake. It will also be part of the future I-69.* The Wendell Ford '''Western Kentucky Parkway''' (also known as "the WK", from its former signs), is unofficially the longest road in the system, runs though no longer officially so. Until late October 2011, the WK ran from I-65 on the south side of Elizabethtown to I-24 near Eddyville and Lake Barkley. Between At that time, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, after receiving federal permission to do so, re-signed the portion from Eddyville and the Pennyrile Parkway, this road will be part of both I-66 and as I-69; . This segment, plus the segment from the Pennyrile to the Natcher, it will be part of I-66.
Kentucky also has more than 9000 numbered state routes; most are just a dozen miles long or so. Notable ones for traversing the state include:
* KY 80 crosses the southern part of the state, linking Mayfield, Hopkinsville, Bowling Green, Somerset, London, Hazard and Pikeville.
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