Department of Highways, District 11
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Press Release Date:  Friday, November 17, 2006  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
INFORMATION OFFICER
(606) 598-2145
Sandy.Rudder@ky.gov
 


MANCHESTER, KY. ---(November 17, 2006)— The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces a 6-lane widening project on I-75 in Laurel County between Milepoint 48 and 51 scheduled to begin Sunday, November 19, 2006.

 The North and Southbound lanes will have closures beginning Sunday, November 19.   Lane closures will be in effect as follows:

 Sunday, Nov. 19 through Wednesday, Nov. 22.
 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM (night time only)
 
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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