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Kentucky State Route 8
Campbell County

Kentucky State Route 8 runs along the souther banks of the Ohio River. This provides a east-west surface route across Downtown Newport and the eastern/southeastern suburbs of the Covington Metro. In February, 2020 a mudslide closed a three-mile stretch from Tower Hill Road to River Road.* In the mean time, KYTC-District 6 has Kentucky State Route 8 will be routed along Kentucky State Route 446 to U.S. Rt. 27.**

KY St Rt 8 passes through the following towns in Campbell County.
Mentor
Beagle
California
Oneonta
Ross
Melbourne
Silver Grove
Brent
Fort Thomas
Dayton
Bellevue
Newport

KY St Rt 8 is multi-plexed in Campbell County.
U.S. Rt. 27, at Newport.

Kentucky Secondary State Route 1120, at Newport.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1998, at Cold Spring.

KY St Rt 8 intersects the following highways in Campbell County.
Kentucky State Route 735, at Mentor.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1996, near Carthage.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 2921, near Carthage.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1566, at Oneonta.
Kentucky State Route 547, at Silver Grove.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1998, near Cold Spring.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 2926, at Brent.
Interstate 275, at Brent.
Kentucky State Route 445, at Brent.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1998, at Cold Spring.
U.S. Rt. 27, at Newport.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1998, at Cold Spring.
Kentucky State Route 471, at Highland Heights.
Interstate 275, at Highland Heights. (NO INTERCHANGE)
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1120, at Fort Thomas.
Kentucky State Route 445, at Fort Thomas.
Interstate 471, at South Gate.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1632, at South Gate.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1892, at Clifton.

Kentucky Secondary State Route 1120, at Newport.
Kentucky Secondary State Route 1120, at Newport.
U.S. Rt. 27, at Newport.

BUSN Kentucky State Route 8, at Newport.

Kentucky State Route 9, at Newport.

Branches of KY St Rt 8 in Campbell County.



A junction marker on SB U.S. Rt. 27.

BGS on SB I-471.

A BGS on NB I-471.

SB U.S. Rt. 27; EB KY St Rt 8 at 5th in Newport.

SB U.S. Rt. 27/EB KY St Rt 8 south of 7th in Newport.

SB U.S. Rt. 27/EB KY St Rt 8 at KY Sec St Rt 1120.

SB U.S. Rt. 27/EB KY St Rt 8 near 18th.

23 April 2020

* "'I don't think the state has a plan.' Homeowners on Old KY 8 are still waiting for their road to be fixed." Cincinnati Enguirer 2 January 2020
**"Mudslides Have Route 8 is Closed, Again" Fort Thomas Matters 21 February 2019