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Press Release
Amber Hale
Information Officer
District 8-Somerset
606-677-4017– Office
606-416-2821- Cell

KY 1247 in Lincoln County to be temporarily closed, beginning Tuesday, August 20

Closure for bridge replacement

SOMERSET, Ky. (Aug. 16, 2019) Beginning Tuesday, August 20, KY 1247 in Lincoln County will be temporarily closed to through traffic between KY 78 and Betsey Lane at mile point 17.6 as crews perform bridge replacement project over St. Asaph Creek.


Work is expected to be completed by May 2020. Signed detour routes will be posted. The starting date and duration of work may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays.  


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Start: 8/16/2019
Expires: 5/8/2020

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