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)
Highway crews remain on duty spot-treating roads, clearing trees
Motorists should travel with caution
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (Feb. 4, 2014) – After working overnight clearing state highways of freezing rain, and removing fallen trees and debris today, Transportation Cabinet crews are back in their plows spot treating roads across northeast Kentucky.
Motorists are advised to travel with caution as scattered snow showers and falling temperatures could create slick spots and slush-covered travel lanes even on roadways that were clear earlier today.
Crews in all counties – Bath, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Nicholas, Mason and Rowan – will spot treat as long as necessary tonight. Also, many crews are continuing to remove trees from roadways and monitor high water.
As of 5 p.m., the following roads were closed in Kentucky Department of Highways District 9:
-        Bath County: KY 211 mile markers 5-6 (high water)
-        Boyd County: KY 168 in Ashland near US 23 (trees, power lines)
-        Carter County: KY 1910 (high water)
-        Elliott County: KY 409 (trees down)
-        Fleming County: KY 3303 (high water), KY 3304 (high water), KY 158 (high water)
-        Greenup County: KY 2 near KY 7 (high water), KY 784 near KY 2 (high water), KY 503 mile markers 0-2 (high water), KY 8 between the Portsmouth bridges (power lines) are awaiting utility company removal, estimated 8 p.m.
Motorists should continue to travel with caution on all state routes, especially in floodprone areas, and watch for debris and work crews.
Road condition updates are available on District 9's social media accounts at or Find out where snow plows are on duty statewide by visiting online.

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