Department of Highways, District 11

Press Release Date:  Thursday, August 09, 2007  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
Public Information Officer
Department of Highways, D11
P.O. Box 250, Manchester, KY 40962

MANCHESTER, KY. ---(August 9, 2007)— The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces that construction on the Cumberland Gap Tunnel in Bell County has been completed.

The Southbound tunnel was reopened to traffic at approx. 2:00 AM, Thursday, August 9, 2007.

The Wide Load restriction has been lifted.

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