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News Release

 

Kentucky Department of Highways District 9

Contact: Allen Blair

606.845.2551 (office)

606.748.3716 (cell)

Allen.Blair@ky.gov​


District 9 Road Report: State Highway Work Zones April 27-May 1
Lane and road closures, flagged traffic, delays possible

 

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (April 27, 2020) – Motorists should expect state highway work zones in the following Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 locations in northeast Kentucky this week, the week of April 27:

BATH COUNTY

·       KY 1106 (Mount Pleasant Road) in Bath County, road closed at milepoint 3.3 just east of the Sanderson Road intersection near Bethel, bridge being rebuilt. Detour using KY 36 and KY 11 through Sharpsburg and Bethel. Anticipated completion and reopening by May 1.

BOYD COUNTY

·       Eastbound US 60 in Boyd County near Summitt, right lane closed, mile markers 8-9, slide repairs between Summit Plaza and Garden Roller Rink. Merging traffic, delays, weather permitting.

·       I-64 mile markers 181-191 in Boyd County, left lanes in both directions closed for cable barrier installation, weekdays 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Speed limit reduced, various work zones, expect delays.

FLEMING COUNTY

·       KY 32 in Fleming County, lane closures and flagged traffic for roadway rehab and paving between Goddard and the Rowan County line (mile markers 18-28), 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily; speed limit 45 mph.

GREENUP COUNTY

·       KY 1093 (Country Club Drive) at Bellefonte in Greenup County, paving between KY 5 and KY 1725, mile markers 0 to 2, daily lane closures and flagged traffic.

·       Slide repairs on KY 1459 in Greenup County start Wednesday, April 29, with KY 1459 closed to all thru traffic between Messer Road and Carter Hollow (milepoints 2.36-2.55), day and night, for about a week. Work is expected to be complete May 6, depending upon weather. Detour using KY 1 and KY 2 through US 23 at Greenup.

LEWIS COUNTY

·       KY 1068 (Laurel Creek) in Lewis County, work zone just west of Deep Hole Branch (milepoint 1.7), bridge replacement with adjacent creek crossing detour.

MASON COUNTY

·       US 68 over Lawrence Creek in Mason County, mile marker 17, bridge repairs, traffic in narrow lanes with barrier walls, speed limit 35 mph. No wide loads or overweight vehicles.

·       Davis Lane in Mason County closed over the North Fork of the Licking River, bridge replacement. Detour using KY 1237 (Bridgeport Road), KY 1234 (Mt. Carmel Road), Polecat Pike and Dixon Pike.

·       Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge (US 62) at Maysville in Mason County, bridge closed for cable repairs through early May. Detour via US 68 and William Harsha Bridge.

·       KY 3056 at Maysville remains closed about two tenths of a mile east of Jersey Ridge Road to stabilize a slide area, make pavement repairs. Until reopened, anticipated by late May or early June, detour via KY 8 and US 68, or other routes.

·       KY 10 in Mason County east from Lewis County line to KY 3161, flagged traffic this week as crews use bucket truck to cut overhanging trees, weather permitting.

NICHOLAS COUNTY

·       KY 648 (Walnut Grove Road) closed at US 68 in Nicholas County, beginning Tuesday, April 28, for at least four days, depending upon weather. During the road closure, all KY 648 traffic should use the marked detour along US 68 and KY 1879 (Millersburg-Cynthiana Road) in Bourbon County.

Motorists should also watch for crews performing daily maintenance activities such as pothole patching, ditching, mowing and other repairs on state highways in District 9's service area of Bath, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas and Rowan counties.

Road work schedules are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Motorists are asked to heed all warning signs, slow down in work zones and remain aware of workers and construction equipment when traveling.

 

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