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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
Transportation Cabinet plans to improve Interstate 64 pavement
Work under way in Bath, Rowan counties
 
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (Feb. 14, 2013) – Contractors have started two projects in a multi-million-dollar Transportation Cabinet plan to improve Interstate 64 in eastern Kentucky this year.
 
Work on I-64 is now under way in Bath County between mile markers 117 and 124 near Owingsville and in Rowan County between mile markers 134 and 138 near Morehead.
 
Contractors are currently working off the roadway. Only minimal traffic impacts, such as shoulder closures, are expected. Bridge repairs and blacktop resurfacing will follow later this winter and in the spring, both of which will require lane closures. Traffic changes will be announced. Motorists are advised to watch for warning signs, slow down in work zones and remain aware of workers and construction equipment when traveling.
 
The contract for the Bath County work was awarded to the Walker Company of Kentucky Inc. for its low bid of $5,951,375. Work in Rowan County is being done under a $4,046,928.02 contract with Hinkle Contracting Company LLC.
 
 
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