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Amber Hale
Information Officer
District 8-Somerset
606-677-4017– Office
606-416-2821- Cell 
KY 80 in Pulaski County reduced to one lane beginning March 25
KY 1247 to be temporarily closed on weekends and April 1 – 5 
SOMERSET, Ky. (March 18, 2013) – Beginning Monday, March 25, KY 80 in Pulaski County will be reduced to one lane from Tandy Avenue (mile point 19.471) to KY 39 (mile point 19.933) as crews begin pavement improvements at the intersection of KY 80 and KY 1247.
Both directions of KY 1247 will be temporarily closed on weekends from 7 p.m. Fridays until 6 a.m. Mondays throughout the duration of the project and for the week of April 1 – 5. During the final phase of the project, which is scheduled to begin April 8, left turn lanes from KY 80 onto KY 1247 will be closed.
Work is scheduled to be completed by April 24. The duration of work may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays. Drivers should expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes and allow extra time in reaching their destinations.
Dial 511 or log onto http://511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You can also get traffic information for the District 8 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict8

Start: 3/18/2013
Expires: 4/29/2013
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