Department of Highways, District 11
MEDIA ADVISORY

Press Release Date:  Friday, September 14, 2007  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
sandy.rudder@ky.gov
Manchester-D11
606-598-2145
606-813-5622
 


MANCHESTER, KY. ---(September 14, 2007)— The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues the pavement rehabilitation project on I-75 in Whitley County, between MP 5 and 11, Sunday, September 16, 2007.

Construction in the Northbound lanes will begin Sunday, Sept. 16at 8:00 PM and continue through Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7:00 AM (24 hrs a day), between MP 5.5 and 8.  NB will resume Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:00 PM and continue through  Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:00 AM.
Construction in the Southbound lanes will begin Sunday, Sept. 16 and continue through Friday, Sept. 21 (nighttime only), from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM each night, between MP 5.5 and 11.2.
One lane will remain open at all times North and Southbound.

This area is a Double Fine Zone with a reduced speed limit of 60 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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