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Les Dixon
Information Officer
District 11 - Name
606-598-2145 – Office

Bridging Kentucky Project Starts on Monday, August 16 in Clay County

MANCHESTER, Ky. (August 9, 2021) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a bridge replacement project in Clay County starts on Monday, August 16.

This project will replace the Eriline Road Bridge over Red Bird River and the bridge will be completely closed during construction and traffic will be detoured utilizing Eriline Road and KY 66. This bridge will be closed for up 75 days with an expected open to traffic date of Saturday, October 2.

Bridging Kentucky is a program to improve the safety and soundness of the Commonwealth's bridges by rehabilitating, repairing, or replacing critical bridges throughout the state. For more information on Bridging Kentucky and other bridge projects, please visit

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expect delays, and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.

The date and time could be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Motorists can access travel and traffic conditions at or contribute their reports at or via the Waze mobile application. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at or by following us on Twitter at

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