Department of Highways, District 11
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Press Release Date:  Tuesday, January 23, 2007  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
INFORMATION OFFICER
(606) 598-2145
Sandy.Rudder@ky.gov
 


MANCHESTER, KY. ---(January 23, 2007)— The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has a 6-lane widening project on I-75 in Laurel County between Mileposts 48 and 51, which will be doing pavement repair and re-striping operations.

 The North and Southbound lanes will have closures Wednesday, January 24.   Lane closures will be in effect as follows:

 Wednesday, January 24.
 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Daytime only)
The repairs are expected to take one day to complete.
 
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.

This project is expected to remain active through 2008. 

                  EXPECT DELAYS AND WATCH FOR SLOWED/STOPPED TRAFFIC
      
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