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 Current closures and traffic restrictions in District 9:

BathPipe work on KY 36 in Bath County
Work to replace more than 50 drainage pipes under KY 36 between the 1 and 8 mile markers, from Main Street at Sharpsburg to a half mile east of Powers Branch Road, is now under way.

Currently: A temporary daytime closure of KY 36 is scheduled for March 29, 8-3, at a culvert at milepoint 7.7 between KY 1325 and KY 1944 intersections. Seek alternate routes.

During construction, the roadway will be one-lane and/or restricted to local traffic each day where crews are working, and will be restricted to a 9-foot width limit. Work will take place now through summer, with a final completion date of Oct. 15. Some pipe replacements will require temporary closures and detours.

Motorists should watch message boards for details. Trucks larger than 9 feet wide should reroute using US 60 or KY 11 and other connecting state routes. A detour will not be posted.
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CarterUS 60 bridge work at Stinson Road
US 60 @ Stinson Road near Grayson, milepoint 26.1, construction until May 1, 2017:

-- Bridge replacement project has traffic shifted onto a diversionary route that will bypass the adjacent construction site just west of the old fairgrounds. Motorists should reduce speeds and heed curve warning signs while approaching the area.
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LewisKY 8 Garrison bridge closed for replacement
All traffic on KY 8 at Garrison is detoured as the Kinniconnick bridge has been closed for replacement.

Demolition of the old bridge, excavation for new piers and other work will take place through spring. Steel beam placement and concrete work on the new bridge is set for summer and fall. The new bridge is expected to be open for traffic by Nov. 15.

During the bridge closure, KY 8 traffic should reroute using KY 1306 and KY 3311 nearby. A detour will be marked.
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MasonAA Highway (KY 9) north of Maysville
The AA Highway (KY 9) widening project in Mason County from US 68 north of Maysville to just north of KY 435 at Fernleaf is continuing:

-- AA Highway (KY 9) @ Maysville, milepoints 12.6-17.5, construction until May 1, 2017: Two-way traffic maintained for roadway widening, with speed limit reduced to 45 miles per hour, intermittent flagged traffic and travel lane shifts.

-- As of Dec. 7, 2016, contractors have shifted all traffic over to the most recently paved side – what will become the southbound side of the four-lane highway. All intersecting roads and intersections are open. The new traffic pattern will remain in place as construction continues throughout winter on the $18 million project to add another 5 miles of four-lane capacity to the AA Highway corridor at Maysville.
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MasonMaple Leaf Road reconstruction
Contractors are working to widen and rebuild Maple Leaf Road (KY 1448) between US 62 and the AA Highway in Maysville:

-- KY 1448, Maple Leaf Road @ Maysville, milepoints 5.4-7, construction until early 2017: New road construction with intermittent flagged traffic and detours daily. Watch for shifting travel lanes and expect delays.

Temporary closure from 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, until Friday, Dec. 16 to connect sections of rebuilt highway throughout the area. Traffic control:

-- Motorists accessing homes/businesses on Hollan Circle and north of Hollan on Maple Leaf (US 62 end) will need to use US 62 and the north end of Maple Leaf to reach their destination.

-- Motorists accessing homes/businesses south of Hollan (AA end) will need to use the AA and the south end of Maple Leaf to reach their destination.

-- A short temporary gravel diversion will be used on the south end during this time to maintain traffic to Mefford Heights and the Maysville Nazarene Church.
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NicholasOne-lane bridges on KY 386, KY 32, KY 57, KY 1285
Motorists should watch for one-lane traffic on KY 386, KY 32, KY 57 and KY 1285, with traffic controlled by temporary signals, on the following schedule:

• KY 386 (Carpenter Road) bridge over Big Rush Creek (at milepoint 4.2 about a mile east of US 68), work and traffic changes expected to start on or about Monday, Feb. 27
• KY 32 (Myers Road) bridges over Scrub Grass Creek (at milepoint 15.2 near the KY 57 Cassidy Creek Road intersection) and over Fleming Creek (at milepoint 17.2 at Pleasant Valley), work and traffic changes expected to start on or about Monday, March 6
• KY 57 (Gravel Road) bridge over Somerset Creek (at milepoint 4.2 a half mile north of the KY 1285 intersection), work and traffic changes expected to start on or about Monday, March 13
• KY 1285 (East Union Road) bridge over Somerset Creek (at milepoint 0 at the KY 57 intersection), work and traffic changes expected to start on or about Monday, March 13

Motorists should expect one-lane traffic, day and night, for up to 30 days after construction starts at each location. Delays are possible.
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RowanKY 519 rebuild south of Morehead
Contractors are working on a $10 million highway improvement project along KY 519 @ Cave Run Lake, from KY 801 to the bottom of Clack Mountain, milepoints 2.3-6, construction through the end of 2017:

New roadway being built adjacent to highway. Watch for intermittent flagged traffic, blasting and other impacts daily. Construction will continue throughout the year. Project completion is expected by the end of 2017.
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RowanKY 1274, KY 7 bridges repair and painting
Bridges are being painted on KY 1274 and KY 7 in Rowan and Carter counties, with temporary signals controlling traffic in both directions. Motorists should expect delays. Message boards will be used to warn travelers.

The work is part of a $1.2 million project that includes painting of the KY 1274 bridge’s steel beams, and of the steel substructure of two Carter County bridges: the KY 7 bridge over the Grayson Lake dam spillway (milepoint 3.9) and the KY 7 bridge over Clifty Creek (milepoint 1.7). Painting is expected to take place April through August, and will also reduce bridges to one lane for about a month each. Specific schedules will be announced.

The KY 7 bridge at Grayson Lake will be one lane from March 24 through March 31.
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Contact Information Contact Info
Department of Highways District 9
P.O. Box 347
822 Elizaville Ave
Flemingsburg, KY 41041
Toll Free: (800) 817-2551
Phone: (606) 845-2551
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm EST, M-F
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Recent News Releases
Traffic Advisory: One-lane traffic KY 7 at Grayson Lake starts Friday, March 24
Traffic Advisory: Temporary closure March 29 of KY 36 near Reynoldsville
Garrison bridge closes March 15 for $4.4 million replacement project
Traffic Advisory: Daily closures begin March 6 on KY 36 for safety project