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Wendell H. Ford
Western Kentucky Parkway

The Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway is a east-west parkway in Western Kentucky. This runs from Elizabethtown to near Eddyville.


BGS on SB Pennyrile Parkway.

Like interstates, the exits are numbered. The entire has not route number marked on it.

The WHF Western Kentucky Parkway crosses the following interstates.

Interstate 65, near Elizabethtown.
Interstate 69, near Nortonville.
Interstate 169, near Nortonville.
Interstate 24, near Eddyville.
Interstate 69, near Eddyville.

The 2002 Kentucky State Map shows portions of this parkway being part of two future interstate corridors. It is part of the I-66 corridor from William H. Natcher Parkway to Interstate 24. The I-69 corridor joins in from the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway to I-24.

The 2002 Kentucky State Road Map shows that plans are in the works for the WKY Parkway to become I-69. The map labels it as "Corridor I-69". In 2008, signs started to be posted for I-69 along the JMC Parkway. As of 2018, the parkway was listed with the "Formerly" on mainline trailblazers.
A NB guide marker for I-69 as the name transitions from the Western Kentucky Parkway.


The WHF Western Kentucky Parkway crosses the following parkways.
William H Natcher Parkway (Toll Road), near Beaver Dam.
Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway, near Nortonville.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy two miles from the Pennyrile Parkway.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy one mile from the Pennyrile Parkway.

NB I-69/EB WKY at the Pennyrile Parkway.

EB WKY at the Pennyrile.



A BGS on EB I-24/NB I-69.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy east of I-24.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy west of U.S. Rt. 62.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy east of U.S. Rt. 62.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy west of Princeton.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy east of KY St Rt 293.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy near the Jones-Kenney Wildlife Management Area.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy west of Dawson Springs.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy at the Caldwell/Hopkins County Line.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy west of KY St Rt 109.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy east of KY St Rt 109.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy west of St. Charles.

NB I-69/EB WKY Pkwy west of LIttle Valley.

EB WKY Pkwy at the Pennyrile.

A BGS on NB Pennyrile.

BGS on SB Pennyrile.

A guide marker on EB U.S. Rt. 62.

A guide marker with the old shield in Elizabethtown on U.S. Rt. 62 at BY-PASS U.S. Rt. 31W.

A close-up of the old shield from the picture above.

WB W KY Pkwy just west of I-65.

A mileage chart on SB I-65.

A BGS on SB I-65.

The warning sign for the end of the parkway in Elizabethtown.

30 January 2019