Department of Highways, District 10
Traffic delays likely as work begins on Mountain Parkway bridge project in Magoffin County

Press Release Date:  Thursday, May 31, 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 31, 2007) – Work will begin next week on rehabilitation of the bridge carrying the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway over Burning Fork at milepoint 75.3 in Magoffin County.


Motorists who travel the Mountain Parkway at this location between Exit 75 and the eastern terminus of the parkway at US 460 in Salyersville can expect delays during the project beginning Wednesday, June 6 and continuing for the next month. Traffic in this area will be restricted to one lane and controlled by traffic signals. The work to restore and waterproof the bridge deck is expected to be completed by June 30.


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.