Western KY 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 Louisville, Kentucky  

  1. Start out going WEST on W JEFFERSON ST toward S 6TH ST.  
  2. Turn LEFT onto S 6TH ST.
  3. Turn LEFT onto W LIBERTY ST. 
  4. Turn RIGHT onto S 1ST ST.  
  5. Merge onto I-65 S via the ramp on the LEFT toward NASHVILLE.  
  6. Take the WK PARKWAY WEST exit- EXIT 91- toward OWENSBORO/PADUCAH.   
  7. Merge onto WENDELL H FORD WESTERN KENTUCKY PKWY W. 
  8. Take the US-62 exit- EXIT 4.   
  9. Turn RIGHT onto US-62.
  10. Turn RIGHT onto US-641.  
  11. Watch for Western Kentucky Corrections Complex sign on right side of road, turn at next road after sign, you can see the institution from the road. Park ONLY in the visitor's parking area marked by sign in parking lot.
     

From Paducah, Kentucky  

  1. Start out going NORTHEAST on WASHINGTON ST toward S 6TH ST.
  2. Turn RIGHT onto S 6TH ST.  
  3. Turn RIGHT onto BROAD ST. 
  4. Turn LEFT onto BRIDGE ST. 
  5. Turn LEFT onto US-62 E/US-60 E/BELTLINE HWY. Continue to follow US-62 E.
  6. US-62 E becomes I-24 BL E.  
  7. Turn RIGHT onto I-24 BL E/US-68 E. Continue to follow US-68 E.
  8. Merge onto I-24 E via the ramp on the LEFT. 
  9. Take the US-62/US-641 exit- EXIT 40- toward EDDYVILLE/KUTTAWA. 
  10. Take the ramp toward EDDYVILLE.  
  11. Turn LEFT onto US-641 N/US-62 E/KY-93 S. Continue to follow US-641
    N/US-62 E.  
  12. Turn LEFT onto US-641. 
  13. Watch for Western Kentucky Corrections Complex sign on right side of road, turn at next road after sign, you can see the institution from the road. Park ONLY in the visitor's parking area marked by sign in parking lot.