Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex


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

Coming From Lexington, Ky 

First Route using  I-64 to Morehead

  • Take I-64 to Exit 137  KY-32 about 61 miles
  • Continue on ramp at sign reading "Exit 137 KY-32 to Flemingsburg/Morehead" and go east for 0.3 miles
  • Bear right on ramp at sign reading "Morehead/Morehead State University" and go east for about 200 feet
  • Turn right on KY-32 and go southeast for 2.6 miles
  • Turn right on US-60, Main St. and go south for 0.6 miles
  • Turn Left on KY-519 and go southeast for 24.3 miles
  • KY-519 joins US-460 entering West Liberty
  • In West Liberty go straight through the first 3 stop lights
  • After the third stop light the prison is at the top of the hill

Second route from Lexington using the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway

  • Leave Lexington using I-64 for about 18.1 miles
  • Exit I-64 at Exit 98 on Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway
  • Exit Mountain Parkway at Exit 57 on KY-205
  • Bear left on KY-205 for about 7.1 miles
  • Turn right on US-460
  • After passing the first stop light on US-460 the prison will be on the right at the top of the hill


Coming From Ashland, Ky 

  • Head north on US-23 N
  • Turn left onto US-60
  • Take the I-64 west ramp
  • From I-64 exit, exit number 137, towards Morehead/Flemingsburg
  • Keep left at the fork in the ramp
  • Turn left onto KY-32 south
  • Turn right onto US-60
  • Turn left on KY-519 and drive about 24 miles
  • KY-519 merges with US-460
  • Follow US-460 into West Liberty and straight through 3 stop lights
  • After third stop light the prison is on the left at the top of the hill

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