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

A portion of KY 779 is closed in Whitley County due to slide repair operations

MANCHESTER, Ky. (July 9, 2019) – A portion of KY 779 (milepoint 11.9) in Whitley County is closed due to slide repair operations. It is expected to re-open Friday, July 26.

The road closure is necessary to allow District 11 crews to perform slide repair operations.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expect long delays, and potential road closures, while utilizing safe driving habits when traveling through the area.

The date, time, and duration of work may 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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