Department of Highways, District 11

Press Release Date:  Friday, February 29, 2008  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER

MANCHESTER, KY. ---(February 29, 2008)— Construction by the CSX Railroad will close KY 840 in Harlan County at Milepoint 3.69 (near Rio Vista) to repair the crossing, Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

The crossing will be closed to all traffic for approx. four hours, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  During this time, motorists must seek alternate routes.  The road will be opened for traffic upon completion of work by CSX. 

Construction is dependent upon weather conditions.

            Motorists are urged to use caution through this area.