Department of Highways, District 11
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Press Release Date:  Thursday, March 01, 2007  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
(606) 598-2145

 MANCHESTER, KY. ---(March 1, 2007)— The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s pavement rehabilitation project on I-75 in Laurel County continues the week of  Mar. 4 through Mar. 8, between Mileposts 29 and 34.
 Northbound lanes ONLY will have closures beginning Sunday, March 4.  Lane closures will be in effect as follows:

 8:00 PM Sunday, Mar. 4 to 9:00 AM Thursday Mar. 8 (24 Hrs. a Day)

NOTE:  The lane width will be restricted to approximately 11 feet on I-75 NB, for bridge work.  Wide loads, Northbound, must seek an alternate route.  Bridge work, Northbound Only, is expected to be complete in approximately 1 month.

This area is a Double Fine Zone with a reduced speed limit of 55 MPH within the work zone.  The actual starting date and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur.

A signed detour is in place from Exit 41(London) to Corbin and from Exit 29(Corbin) to London.