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National Capital Industries

Traffic detours began this week on a $670,000 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet bridge replacement project on Little Perry Road in eastern Rowan County.

Contractors expected to open a temporary creek crossing today adjacent to the county road bridge just off US 60 at Hays Crossing. The temporary road will be used to reroute traffic while contractors build the new Little Perry Road Bridge across Triplett Creek.

Work will take place over the next two months. During construction, all Little Perry Road traffic should use caution along the alternate route.

Kentucky Today

Work to improve two more AA Highway bridges in Lewis County is now under way as part of a $1.4 million Transportation Cabinet seven-bridge improvement project in northeast Kentucky.

With work complete on the AA Highway (KY 9) bridge over Salt Lick Creek at Vanceburg, crews have moved to the KY 9 (AA) bridge over Ben Willen Branch at milepoint 17.3 five miles north of Vanceburg, and to the KY 9 (Grayson spur) bridge over Kinniconnick Creek at milepoint 4.3.

Both bridges will be reduced to one lane with traffic controlled by temporary signals for about the next 30 days.

National Capital Industries

The Kentucky Department of Highways will temporarily close part of KY 1013 (Watson Road) in Fleming County to all through traffic next week for paving operations.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 17, contractors will resurface four miles of KY 1013 between the KY 158 intersection near Hillsboro and Evans Hollow Road (milepoints 0-3.4).

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, District 10

The westbound lanes of the Mountain Parkway have been closed indefinitely at milepost 35.8 in Powell County, just west of the Wolfe County line, due to the collapse of the roadbed beneath the pavement. This location is near the Tunnel Ridge Road underpass at the top of Slade Hill.

Westbound traffic is being detoured at Exit 40 in Wolfe County onto northbound KY 15. Drivers can re-enter the Mountain Parkway at Exit 33 at Slade. Signs are in place to inform drivers of the closure. The westbound lanes of the parkway are blocked at Exit 40 at Pine Ridge in Wolfe County.

National Capital Industries

Improvements to several AA Highway bridges in Lewis County are coming soon under a $1.4 million Transportation Cabinet seven-bridge improvement project in northeast Kentucky.

Weather permitting, contractors plan to start resurfacing work Wednesday, July 22, at the AA Highway (KY 9) bridge over Salt Lick Creek just north of Vanceburg at milepoint 13.6. The bridge will be reduced to one lane with traffic controlled by temporary signals for 30 days.

Message Media

Work continues this week on a $1.4 million Transportation Cabinet seven-bridge improvement project in northeast Kentucky as contractors begin resurfacing today on a Flemingsburg Bypass (KY 32) bridge in Fleming County.

The KY 32 bridge, which spans Fleming Creek about a mile east of KY 11-Mt. Sterling Avenue (towards Morehead) at Flemingsburg, will be one lane controlled by temporary traffic signals for about the next 30 days.

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Motorists should expect state highway work zones in the following locations in District 9 (Kentucky) this week, April 6 – 10, 2020:

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.

BOYD COUNTY

•Eastbound I-64 in Boyd County, right lane closed between Cannonsburg and Catlettsburg, mile markers 188-191, for embankment repairs and cleanup through Friday, April 10, weather permitting.

Bridging Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will upgrade six miles of US 60 around the Rowan-Bath county line this year as part of a Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) project.

The project includes realigning a sharp curve at Bluestone and replacing the KY 801 intersection at Farmers with a mini-roundabout, as well as pavement improvements, new rumble strips, improved roadway markings, new guardrails and signs on US 60 from Cherry Lane at Midland in Bath County to Bluestone Road in Rowan County.

Hendersonville

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's $500,000 project to replace the aging KY 211 bridge over Cow Creek near Salt Lick will begin next week in Bath County.

Work starts Monday, Jan. 6, and will require KY 211 to close at the construction site (milepoint 8.2) for up to 60 days as contractors demolish the old bridge and build a new one in its place. A detour will be marked using US 60 and KY 1269 through Peasticks.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

KY 1812 in northern Breathitt County will be closed beginning Monday, Sept. 23, for a bridge replacement project that is a part of the state’s Bridging Kentucky initiative.

The bridge at milepoint 14.3 crossing Hurst Fork, also known as Johnson Fork, will be closed for 45 days. The new bridge is scheduled to be open by Nov. 7.

The project location is less than 1 mile north of KY 205, and approximately one-half mile south of KY 1419. It is slightly more than two miles south of the Wolfe County line.

Lake Cook & Weiland

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has announced that $141,645 in County Road Aid emergency funds has been awarded to Rowan, Bath and Elliott counties for local road repairs.

In Rowan County, funding of $32,805 was authorized in August for drainage structure repairs on Rifle Range Road just off KY 519 south of Clearfield.

In Elliott County, funding of $18,840 was authorized in August for a slide repair on Clayton Skaggs Road (CR 1306) at the 0.138 mile point.

WTVQ

During Monday night’s Owingsville City Council meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II announced $73,986 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work on Treadway Avenue, Wells Avenue, and North Court Street.

Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures. The investment supports Governor Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

WTVQ

Culvert replacements for a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway safety improvement project will require KY 32 to close June 26 and July 1 at two locations along Christy Creek in Rowan County.

KY 32 closed Wednesday, June 26

Beginning at 8 a.m. this Wednesday, June 26, contractors will close KY 32 just west – on the Morehead side – of Messer Road at milepoint 11.02, which is about a mile west of Patties Lick Road, to trench across the highway and install a new aluminum box culvert. The road will remain closed until about 8 p.m., or until work is complete.

KYForward

During the June 18 Rowan County Fiscal Court meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II announced $457,397 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work on more than five miles of roadway.

Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures. The significant investment supports Governor Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

KYForward

The temporary closure of US 60 in Rowan County this week for a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway safety improvement project has been rescheduled for Friday due to weather.

Traffic Advisory: US 60 closed Friday, June 21 at Lakeside Christian Academy.

WKOK

A rockfall has temporarily closed KY 1274 in Menifee County about a mile and a half from the Rowan County line. Kentucky Department of Highways crews are working to remove the debris.

The road is expected to reopen once debris has been cleared, likely later today or tonight. Until then, all thru traffic on KY 1274 should detour using KY 801, US 60, and KY 211 and KY 36 through Farmers and Salt Lick.

(provided by the Kentucky department of Transportation)

Osakis Review

During Thursday’s Bath County Fiscal Court meeting, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid official announced $236,520 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work on five roads.

Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures. This significant investment supports Governor Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

National Capital Industries

Two Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway safety improvement projects on US 60 and KY 32 in Rowan County will require temporary road closures next week.

US 60 closed Tuesday, June 18 @ Lakeside Christian

Beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, contractors will close US 60 near Lakeside Christian Academy (milepoint 5.4) to trench across the roadway and install a new drainage system underneath it. The road will remain closed to all traffic for at least 12 hours, or until work is complete.

Kentucky.com

Contractors expect to start a $1.8 million Transportation Cabinet highway safety improvement project on KY 158 in Rowan County next week.

The project includes several types of safety enhancements such as tree removal and roadside slope reductions for better crash recovery, culvert extensions to widen roadway shoulders, new highway signage, and curve revisions that will add banking in several areas, as well as ditch work and other maintenance.

The work will take place on KY 158 between the Fleming-Rowan county line and the KY 32 intersection, from the 0 to 3 mile markers.

WEVV

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet bridge painting and repair project totaling nearly $2 million will start next week along I-64 in Carter and Rowan counties.

Contractors will begin joint repairs Tuesday, April 9, or Wednesday, depending upon weather, on the I-64 bridges over the Little Sandy River east of Grayson.

Motorists should expect one-lane traffic across the bridges – the right lane will close first, followed by the left lane – during work hours, approximately 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

KTTN

Contractors will improve five northeast Kentucky highway bridges through a $700,000 state Transportation Cabinet project now under way.

Improvements include a new concrete driving surface and waterproofing on the following bridges:

Fleming County: the KY 3304 bridge over Rock Lick Creek (milepoint 2.7)

Lewis County: the KY 59 bridge over Dry Run Creek (milepoint 23)

Lewis County: the KY 377 bridge over Kinniconick Creek (milepoint 8.5)

Greenup County: the KY 7 bridge over Little White Oak Creek (milepoint 3.6)

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During Tuesday’s Greenup Fiscal Court meeting, an official from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Department of Rural and Municipal Aid announced $539,077 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work on Brush Creek Road and on parts of Plum Fork Road.

Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, rutting, crumbling shoulders and base failures. These funds support Governor Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

Google

Work is starting on a $1.4 million highway improvement project along 5 miles of Christy Creek Road (KY 32) in Rowan County.

The work includes sight-distance improvements, new drainage pipes and culverts, and new blacktop on KY 32 from US 60 at Morehead (milepoint 8.5) east to Veterans Lane (milepoint 13.6), which is about a mile west of KY 3318-Open Fork.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

As part of Governor Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is pleased to announce $133,000 in discretionary funds have been awarded to the Fleming County Fiscal Court for vital resurfacing work on Anderson Branch Road. Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, rutting, crumbling shoulders and base failures.

WYMT-TV

Contractors will close US 60 just east of the KY 211 intersection in Salt Lick overnight Wednesday for drainage pipe installation.

Beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday night, Sept. 5, crews will close US 60 to all traffic near milepoint 16.5 on the Farmers side (east) of KY 211 at Salt Lick to cut through the road and install a drainage pipe. The road will remain closed until 5 a.m. Thursday morning, Sept. 6.

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This summer’s not only bringing high heat, but also nearly $8 million in new blacktop and other state highway repairs to northeast Kentucky.

In May and June, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awarded 18 contracts for road and bridge work in Bath, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas and Rowan counties totaling $7,628,196.55.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky’s 2018 Highway Plan will prioritize spending on more than 1,000 bridge repairs and 5,000 miles of pavement improvements over the next six years.

Advantage News

Interstate motorists should watch for lane closures along 10 miles of I-64 in Bath County during the next several months for a $1.2 million bridge painting project.

Beginning Saturday, March 3, contractors will close one lane of I-64 westbound across the I-64 bridge that spans Slate Creek at mile marker 118 while crews paint the steel beams underneath.

The Ledger Independent

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced that highway repair projects in Mason, Lewis and Carter counties have received $360,690 in Rural Secondary Emergency Funds.

In Mason County, $19,500 will be used for flood damage and storm debris removal costs on Germantown Road (KY 3056) along Lawrence Creek. This is a 25 percent match on a federal Natural Resources Conservation Service grant.

In Lewis County, $158,950 will be used for slide repair costs on KY 989 (Salt Lick Road) about 2.5 miles east of the KY 3310 intersection.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has approved $75,000 to temporarily support and stabilize the Dover Covered Bridge in Mason County.

In late July, a flash flood severely damaged the historic wooden bridge when thunderstorms dropped more than 7 inches of rain across the region. Lee Creek rose out of its banks and washed away two 12,000-pound steel support beams from under the bridge. Floodwater also shifted its truss off foundations and peeled away blacktop on the road at either end.

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