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News Release
Allen Blair
Information Officer
District 9
606.845.2551 Office
606.748.3716 Cell 
More than 80 attend second public meeting for KY 7 improvements in Elliott and Morgan Counties
 
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (April 22, 2015) – A second public meeting for a KY 7 highway improvement project in Elliott and Morgan counties drew more than 80 participants last week.
 
At the meeting, engineers and project team leaders discussed the project – the proposed reconstruction 10 miles of KY 7 from the southern city limits of Sandy Hook to the KY 711 intersection at Wrigley in Morgan County – and took public comments. Comments are accepted at public meetings, and 15 days afterward:
 
 
Click to download the questionnaire, then print and mail by May 1 with your comments!
 
Click to view a map of the project area, including proposed routes for the improved highway (coming soon)
 
 
 
 
PREVIOUS INFORMATION
Work begins on KY 801 turn lanes at Cave Run Lake
In area of Scott’s Creek Marina
 
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2013) – Work began this week on a $614,000 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet turn-lane project on KY 801 at Cave Run Lake in Rowan County.
 
Funded by federal transportation dollars earmarked for roadways serving national forests, the project will rebuild approximately 1,700 feet of KY 801 at the Scott’s Creek Marina and boat ramp intersections.
 
During the next several months, contractors will relocate utilities then widen and repave the roadway to make room for a center left-turn lane and dedicated right-turn lanes.
 
The additional turn lanes are expected to reduce the risk of collisions by separating turning traffic from through traffic at the intersections.
 
Construction will require lane restrictions and traffic changes. Motorists should watch for message boards announcing changes, and heed all warning signs. Project completion is expected by late spring.
 
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