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

A portion of KY 779 at the junction of KY 1418 in Whitley County will be closed Tuesday, August 13

MANCHESTER, Ky. (August 12, 2019) The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that a portion of KY 779 at the junction of KY 1418 (mile points 8.068-10.222) in Whitley County will be closed Tuesday, August 13 from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The road closure is necessary due to contractors conducting tree trimming and tree cutting operations.

KYTC asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expect delays and to utilize 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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