Department of Highways, District 10
Governor Fletcher, Transportation Cabinet authorize funding for emergency repairs to Rural Secondary roads in District 10

Press Release Date:  Monday, October 03, 2005  
Contact Information:  H.B. ELKINS
INFORMATION OFFICER,
DISTRICT 10
(606) 666-8841
hb.elkins@ky.gov
http://transportation.ky.gov/d10
 


JACKSON, KY – (Oct. 2, 2005) -- Governor Ernie Fletcher and acting Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert have authorized seven emergency repair projects on Rural Secondary routes in six counties within the Department of Highways District 10.

"These are the roads that school buses travel daily, and are the routes that people must drive to get to their jobs," said acting Secretary Nighbert. "We recognize the importance of these rural highways are committed to making these roads as safe as possible."

Projects approved are:

Breathitt County: $33,427 has been allocated for repair of a slip on KY 1278, River Caney Road, near mile marker 2.1.

Estill County: $34,320 has been allocated for repair of a slip on KY 851, Barnes Mountain Road, near mile marker 5.5.

Magoffin County: $14,586 has been allocated for repair of a slip on KY 1415, KY 114-Conley Road, near mile marker 2.5.

Menifee County: $16,760 has been allocated for installation of an alumimum box culvert on KY 713, West Fork-Indian Creek-Hawkins Branch Road, near mile marker 9.7.

Morgan County: $20,943 has been allocated for two projects. In the first project, an aluminum box culvert will be installed on KY 1000, White Oak-Caney Road, near mile marker 6.0. In the second project, a culvert pipe will be installed on KY 844, Buskirk-Stacey Fork Road, near mile marker 7.580.

Powell County: $21,450 has been allocated for repair of a slip on KY 1639, South Fork-Mountain Chapel Road, near mile marker 5.5.

Pursuant to KRS 176.121, Department of Highways forces will perform the work, which will be scheduled as time permits and will be subject to weather conditions, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Transportation Cabinet. Any road closures required for replacement of the drainage structures will be announced as far in advance as possible.

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