Department of Highways, District 10
Work Begins May 29 on KY 28 Improvements in Owsley County

Press Release Date:  Thursday, May 24, 2007  
Contact Information:  Contact: H. B. Elkins
Public Information Officer
Department of Highways, District 10
473 Highway 15 South, P.O. Box 621
Jackson, KY 41339

JACKSON, KY – (May 24, 2007) – Motorists traveling KY 28 just east of Booneville should be prepared for road construction and possible delays beginning next week, as work begins on a $2 million highway safety project.


Construction of a turn lane on KY 28, Booneville-Buckhorn Road, in the vicinity of Owsley County Elementary School and Owsley County High School will get started on Tuesday, May 29, and last into the fall.


Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Motorists are asked to "Drive Smart" in work zones and be aware of workers, traffic control devices and construction equipment when traveling in areas where projects are ongoing.