Department of Highways, District 11
------ MEDIA ADVISORY------

Press Release Date:  Thursday, April 13, 2006  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
(606) 598-2145

The KY Transportation Cabinet will continue the project in Whitley County on I-75 between Milepoint 15 and 20, for concrete repairs, Monday, April 17, 2006.

 Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane between Milepoint 15-20.  Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane between Milepoint 17-15.  Work will be continuous 24 hours a day with lane closures beginning each week from 7:00 AM, Monday morning until 12:00 Noon, Friday. Contractor will halt all operations by 12:00 Noon each Friday. The actual starting date and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur.
 This area is a Double Fine Zone with a reduced speed limit of 55 MPH within the work zone. The project is expected to last approximately six weeks.

 Although delays are not anticipated, motorists should be aware of slowed traffic through this area.
                                         PLEASE USE CAUTION AND BUCKLE-UP