The KentuckyWired Middle Mile plan was contracted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to bring over 3,400 miles of high-speed, high-capacity fiber optic Internet connectivity to its 120 counties. KentuckyWired will significantly improve connectivity, increase speeds, and offer some of the fastest broadband capacity in the United States, helping to break down geographic and financial barriers to education and economic development, and help connect Kentuckians to the world. Once completed, Kentucky will be the first state with Fiber Optic connectivity offered in every county.
A Public-Private Partnership (P3) with Macquarie Capital and a team of market specialists was created to develop the robust and reliable fiber “backbone” infrastructure. Ledcor Group of Companies and Overland Contracting Inc., a Black & Veatch Company, make up the Design Build Team (NG-KIH DBLLC Contractors) and have signed definitive agreements rolling up to the Commonwealth to help develop, design, and build the network. KentuckyWired is currently the largest P3 Telecom project in the United States. Ledcor will operate and maintain the network for the next 30 years.
The DBLLC is Glowing Orange to show support for National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 9-13, 2018. We are committed to safely returning our workers and those traveling through work zones to their loved ones each and every day. By doing our part, we can make our commitment a reality. You can help by being alert …
The KentuckyWired project is the first of its kind in the United States. The execution of the KentuckyWired project brought together two mature organizations that have robust safety programs. The DBLLC team was able to organize the joint venture (JV) structure and created an inclusive PSSP and project hazard assessment (PHA) over the last two …
Name: Susan Johnson Role on the Project: Sr. Document Control Coordinator My Story: I grew up in Michigan and have been married for 24 years. My husband is retired Air Force and we have moved a few times in our lives. My son, Nick, is currently active duty Air Force. I worked for ING (Voya) …
Role on the Project: Sr. Document Control Coordinator
My Story: I grew up in Michigan and have been married for 24 years. My husband is retired Air Force and we have moved a few times in our lives. My son, Nick, is currently active duty Air Force.
I worked for ING (Voya) in their call center in North Dakota answering questions on 401K plans and life insurance. When I first moved to Kentucky, I worked for L3 for 5 years on the MH-60 project as Engineering Tech II, then for Lockheed Martin for 3 years. I, then, took a temporary position with Bechtel in Richmond, working in their Document Control department.
I am personally motivated in life by family and my son. I love going to see my son in Denver, Colorado whenever I have the chance. Being together as a family during holidays and special occasions means so much to me. I love working in my yard, planting my vegetable garden and flower garden.
I moved to Winchester, Kentucky in 2006. I love the people in Kentucky and UK Basketball.
Why I chose the DBLLC: I joined the DBLLC in December 2015 and joined the team to start a new career path. I enjoy working on this project and know it will be good for the communities of Kentucky and bring more opportunities to our state.
G&W Construction, Inc.
G&W Construction has demonstrated a commitment to the Employee Involvement Program (EIP) by continuing to coach, instruct, and attain participation from their employees. The Employee Involvement Program is designed to give the employees an anonymous voice by observing construction activities, while looking for Safe and Unsafe Conditions or Acts, and submitting those to the DBLLC to capture improvement opportunities. A big thanks to G&W for their efforts!