US 62 Reconstruction @ Maysville
 

 What's going on?

 
​We're replacing US 62's current blacktop and the old concrete pavement beneath it to ensure future stability of the highway and make it a smoother ride!
 

 Current Phase & Traffic Pattern

 

FINAL COMPLETION ... Traffic patterns returned to normal Friday, Aug. 7, along US 62 at Maysville, the city’s primary downtown access route, as contractors finished the bulk of a $4.4 million Kentucky Transportation Cabinet upgrade of the four-lane state highway.

The upgrade rebuilt 1.2 miles of US 62 from the ground up, removing aging sub-surface concrete and repaving with nearly 14 inches of new asphalt to provide a smoother, more stable driving surface from the AA Highway to Moody Drive and on a shorter section from Fourth Street to Forest Avenue.
 
Joined with a past upgrade of US 62’s downtown hill section, the project supplies the city with a much-improved, 3-mile conduit for more than 17,000 motorists – and countless residents, businesses and industries from Lexington to Mason County to Ohio – that rely on it each day, said Bart Bryant, Chief District Engineer for Kentucky Department of Highways District 9, whose engineering team oversaw the work.
 
“We want to thank the residents of Maysville and the traveling public for their patience and cooperation over the last four months as they have contended with one-lane traffic and detours at times,” Bryant said. “And, we applaud our contractors and staff for their efforts to keep traffic flowing during such a complicated and massive rebuild. By working together, we now have a state highway that will serve current and future traffic needs and that can be more easily and efficiently maintained.”
 

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 Important Project Dates

 

March 30 ... Construction begins

April 29 ... Section 2, Phase 1 & 2

May 7 ... Section 1, Phase 2

July ... Section 1, Phase 3

August 10 ... Construction ends

Reconstruction 101
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 US 62 Reconstruction Project Timeline

 
US 62 Project Timeline
 
 
 
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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Media Contact: Allen Blair
(606) 748-3716
allen.blair@ky.gov