The effort to make the journey into western Daviess County a much easier one began with the construction of the roundabout at the Hwy 56/81 intersection.

The next step in that endeavor will soon be finished.

And, in fact, the new four-lane section between the bypass and the roundabout is currently open for travel, even though there is still construction to be completed.

Here's the latest update from the KentuckyTransporation Cabinet District 2:

Whew! 13,000 vehicles! Sounds like this is happening not a moment to soon.