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Press Release
Andrea Clifford
Information Officer
District5
502-210-5403– Office
502-262-0777- Cell 
 
Louisville, KY (September 16, 2013) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of construction work on Interstate 71 in Oldham.  Contract crews will begin work this week to install median cable barriers between mile points 15 and 17.8.
 
KYTC recently awarded a contract to the George B. Stone Company for installation of median cable barriers on Interstate 71 in Oldham and Gallatin counties.   Cable barriers will be installed along 3 miles of roadway in Oldham County and along 8 miles of roadway in Gallatin County. 
 
Lane closures are possible on southbound I-71 in Oldham County between mile points 15 and 17.8 on weeknights from 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. the following morning and on weekends from 7:00 p.m. on Friday until 5:00 a.m. on Monday.  Shoulder closures are possible 24 hours/day.
 
The contract amount for this project is $1.6 million and has a completion date of November 30, 2013.
 
The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur.  Dial 511 or log on to 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  You can also get traffic information for the District 5 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict5.
 
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Start: 9/16/2013
Expires: 9/21/2013
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