Green River Correctional Complex

Mission:

To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 Driving Directions 

From Frankfort, Kentucky: 

  1. Take US 127 toward Lawrenceburg to the Blue Grass Parkway West.
  2. Travel the Blue Grass Parkway West to Elizabethtown, at Elizabethtown take I-65 South to the Western Kentucky Parkway.
  3. Travel the Western Kentucky Parkway to Central City exit and turn left toward Central City.
  4. Follow this road to the third (3rd) traffic light.
  5. At the third traffic light turn right onto Reservoir Road (Highway 277).
  6. Follow Reservoir Road approximately 1-1/2 miles. Green River Correctional Complex is located on the right.
  7. Turn right and stop at the Entry Station to check in and receive further instructions.


From Bowling Green, Kentucky: 

  1. Take the William Natcher Parkway to the Western Kentucky Parkway.
  2. Travel to the Central City exit and turn left toward town.
  3. Follow this road to the third (3rd) traffic light.
  4. At the third traffic light turn tight onto Reservoir Road (Highway 277).
  5. Follow this road approximately 1-1/2 miles and Green River Correctional Complex is located on the right.
  6. Turn right and stop at the Entry Station to check in and receive further instructions.

 

From Louisville, Kentucky: 

  1. Take I-65 South to Elizabethtown.
  2. At Elizabethtown take the Western Kentucky Parkway to the Central City exit and turn left toward town.
  3. Follow this road to the third (3rd) traffic light.
  4. At the third traffic light turn right on to Reservoir Road (Highway 277).
  5. Follow this road approximately 1-1/2 miles and Green River Correctional Complex is located on the right.
  6. Turn right and stop at the Entry Station to check in and receive further instructions.


From Owensboro, Kentucky: 

  1. Take Highway 431 to South Carrollton.
  2. At the yellow caution light, turn left toward Central City.
  3. Follow this road to the first traffic light and turn left onto Reservoir Road (Highway 277).
  4. Follow this road approximately 1-1/2 miles and Green River Correctional Complex is located on the right.
  5. Turn right and stop at the Entry Station to check in and receive further instructions.


From Paducah, Kentucky: 

  1. Take I-24 to the Western Kentucky Parkway.
  2. Take the Western Kentucky Parkway to the Central City exit.
  3. Turn right toward town.
  4. Follow this road to the third (3rd) traffic light.
  5. At the third traffic light turn right onto Reservoir Road (Highway 277).
  6. Follow this road approximately 1 1/2 miles and Green River Correctional Complex is located on the right.
  7. Turn right and stop at the Entry Station to check in and receive further instructions.