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News Release
Contact: H.B. Elkins
Public Information Officer
KYTC District 10
606-666-8841
Transportation Cabinet awards eight contracts for 11 highway projects in six District 10 counties
JACKSON, Ky. — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded eight contracts totaling nearly $10 million for 11 highway projects within the Department of Highways District 10.
 
Contracts awarded as part of November and December 2013 lettings are:
  • An $895,095.49 contract for replacement of a bridge over the Middle Fork of the Red River on KY 11 in Powell County. The project is to be completed within 41 working days after construction begins.
  • A $2,535,118.11 contract for replacement of a bridge over the North Fork of the Kentucky River on KY 451 in Perry County. The project is to be completed within 220 working days after construction begins.
  • A $541,924.72 contract for bridge deck restoration and waterproofing of bridges located on KY 52 in Breathitt County, KY 1090 in Magoffin County, the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway in Morgan County and KY 1387 in Perry County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Work on each bridge is to be completed within 30 days after construction begins.
  • A $158,605 contract for replacement of a bridge over Frames Branch on KY 1057 in Powell County. The project is to be completed by May 15.
  • A $34,455.25 contract for guardrail installation on KY 267 in Perry County. The project is to be completed by June 30.
  • A $199,864.40 contract for bridge superstructure rehabilitation on KY 1000 in Morgan County. The project is to be completed by July 31.
  • A $4,388,742.76 contract for reconstruction of 1.88 miles of KY 172 in Morgan County. The project is to be completed within 220 working days after construction begins.
  • A $1,454,108.87 contract for sight distance improvements at two locations on KY 89 in Estill County. The project is to be completed by Aug. 1.
 
The Department of Highways District 10 consists of 10 counties – Breathitt, Estill, Lee, Magoffin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Powell and Wolfe – in east-central and southeastern Kentucky. The district office is located in Jackson.
 
Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Motorists are asked to drive with caution in work zones and be aware of workers, traffic control devices and construction equipment when traveling in areas where projects are ongoing.
 
Significant traffic impacts resulting from construction and maintenance projects are posted on District 10’s website (http://transportation.ky.gov/District-10), the district’s Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict10) and also on the district’s Twitter feed (http://www.twitter.com/KYTCDistrict10). Drivers can check these sites prior to traveling to determine if there will be traffic delays for which they should be prepared.
 
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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Department of Highways, District 10 * 473 Highway 15 South, P.O. Box 621 * Jackson, KY 41339