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

Jellico Creek Bridge on KY 92 in Whitley County will be closed beginning today

MANCHESTER, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2019) -  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that the Jellico Creek Bridge on KY 92 (mile point 3.0) will be closed beginning today due to the condition of steel stringer beams supporting the deck.

All traffic will be detoured to U.S. 25W to KY 90 through the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park into McCreary County at U.S. 27, north of Whitley City and Stearns.

The bridge closure will be in place until repairs can be made. The repairs are expected to take up to six weeks.

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 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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