Blasting operations are expected to begin Thursday from Melcon Lane to North Mill Street in London
Rolling roadblocks will be performed on I-75 northbound and southbound between exits 38 and 41 during blasting operations
MANCHESTER, Ky. (March 30, 2016) — Blasting operations are expected to begin Thursday, March 31 from Melcon Lane to North Mill Street in London. The blasting operations expected to continue through June.
Traffic will be stopped on these two streets when necessary and rolling roadblocks will be performed on I-75 northbound and southbound (between exits 38 and 41) during blasting operations.
The blasting times on this project are as follows:
- Monday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
· Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
A rolling roadblock is a traffic control techniques to slow traffic to facilitate short duration work operations without an elaborate and difficult detour. Traffic control law enforcement officers pace, or slow the traffic to a speed that provides up to 15 minutes of work time.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expected long delays and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.
The date, time, and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Dial 511 or navigate 511.ky.gov
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