Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women


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

Directions to KCIW

Using a GPS or Internet Search
2460 Ash Avenue
Louisville, Ky. 40245

Coming from Downtown Louisville
I-71 north to Gene Snyder Freeway, south to Highway 146 east (LaGrange Rd.) approximately 3 miles; look for institution sign, turn right on Highway 362 (Ash Ave.), approximately 2 ½ miles to institution on the left.

Coming from Simpsonville, Shelbyville
U.S. 60 West, turn right on Flat Rock Rd., look for sign leading to Southfield Training Center.  Turn right at the 3-way stop.  Follow Flat Rock Rd. to the end, approximately 6 miles.  Turn right on Aiken Rd., turn on first left, Highway 362; approximately 1 mile to the institution on the right.

Coming from Lexington
I-64 West, exit at Simpsonville and then follow the direction above for Simpsonville and Shelbyville.

Coming from Cincinnati Area
I-71 South to 841 (Gene Snyder Freeway) South to Highway 146 east to Pewee Valley.  Look for institutional sign and turn right on Highway 362 (Ash Ave.), approximately 2 ½ miles to the institution.

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