Department of Highways, District 10
Railroad crossing repairs to force closures of two Breathitt County roads next week

Press Release Date:  Friday, October 30, 2009  
Contact Information:  H. B. Elkins
Public Information Officer
Department of Highways, District 10
473 Highway 15 South, P.O. Box 621
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-8841
hb.elkins@ky.gov
http://transportation.ky.gov/d10
 


JACKSON, KY – CSX Transportation will be repairing two railroad crossings in Breathitt County next week, requiring daytime closures of two state highways.

 

On Monday, Nov. 2, KY 52 will be closed from 8 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m. at milepoint 3.123 near Oakdale. This will impact travel between Beattyville and Jackson.

 

No marked detour will be posted, so motorists should plan their trips accordingly. Through traffic between Beattyville and Jackson should use an alternate route. Alternate routes include KY 11, KY 715, the Mountain Parkway and KY 15 through Campton, or KY 11 and KY 30 through Booneville.

 

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, KY 541 (War Creek Road) will be closed from 8 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m. at milepoint 0.06 near Chenowee. Motorists needing to reach the War Creek area during these hours should access KY 541 via KY 15 and KY 205 (old KY 15) through Mt. Carmel.

 

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