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

New traffic pattern, intermittent lane closures will occur on a portion of U.S. 421 in Harlan County beginning today

MANCHESTER, Ky. (May 29, 2019) -  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a new traffic pattern will be put in place on U.S. 421 in Harlan County beginning today.

As part of a flood mitigation project, traffic will be placed on the newly constructed section of U.S. 421 (milepoints 3.2-3.8). Intermittent lane closures will also begin today, and will be expected to conclude on Friday, June 14.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expected 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 own 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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