KYTC District 7 crews continue to treat roadways in
Varied employee shifts ensure coverage for state maintained roads
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 5, 2014) - KYTC District 7 highway crews in Central Kentucky are continuing to work on roadways. Current assignments include; patrolling and spot treating areas in various District 7 counties, cutting and removing fallen limbs and trees that were damaged by the freezing rain.
Update for road closures:
- Clark County – KY 1028 (Miner’s Station) is closed (due to high water)
- Garrard County – KY 1971 remains closed (due to high water)
- Mercer County – US 68 is now open
- Montgomery County – KY 537 is now open, KY 1331 remains closed, but has begun to recede
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) suggests the following winter driving tips preventative measures:
ü Get you car serviced now
ü Check your battery
ü Check your cooling system
ü Fill your washer reservoir
ü Check your windshield wipers and defrosters
ü Know your car (every vehicle handles differently)
ü Plan your travel and route (plan ahead)
ü Stock your vehicle (emergency supplies)
ü Learn what to do in a winter emergency
District 7 crews have the responsibility for treating roads in Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott and Woodford Counties.
For up-to-date traffic and travel information for major routes, inside Kentucky dial 511 and outside Kentucky call toll free at 1-866-737-3767. Information can also be obtained by logging onto www.511.ky.gov.