UPDATE: Bridge replacement work continues on KY 577 bridge over Little Sexton Creek in Clay County
Bridge is expected to reopen Sunday, September 16
MANCHESTER, Ky. (August 12, 2019) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that bridge replacement work continues on the KY 577 bridge over Little Sexton Creek at milepoint 6.999 in Clay County. It is now expected to reopen Sunday, September 16.
The bridge closure is necessary due to a bridge replacement. A signed detour will provided during the closure.
This bridge is part of the Transportation Cabinet's Bridging Kentucky program. Bridges selected for the program include more than 1,000 state, county, and municipal structures that are rated in poor condition or have restricted weight limits. Each bridge addressed by the program will either be replaced with a new structure designed to last at least 75 years, or rehabilitated to extend its life by at least 30 years. Those with restricted weight limits will reopen to school buses, emergency vehicles, and commercial trucks. For more information on the Bridging Kentucky program, visit www.BridgingKentucky.com.
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 http://goky.ky.gov or contribute their own reports at www.waze.com or via the Waze mobile application. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict11 or by following us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KYTCDistrict11.