Department of Highways, District 11
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Press Release Date:  Friday, January 05, 2007  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
INFORMATION OFFICER
(606) 598-2145
Sandy.Rudder@ky.gov
 


MANCHESTER, KY. ---(January 5, 2007)— The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s pavement rehabilitation project on I-75 in Laurel County resumes the week of  Jan. 8 through Jan. 11,  between Mileposts 29 and 34.
 
 The Northbound lanes will have closures beginning Monday, January 8.  Lane closures will be in effect as follows, Northbound ONLY:

 4:30 AM Monday, Jan. 8 to 9:00 AM Thursday, Jan. 11 (24 hours a day)

NOTE:  The lane width will be restricted to approximately 11 feet on I-75 NB, for bridge work.  Wide loads must seek an alternate route.  Bridge work, Northbound, is expected to be complete in approximately 1 month.

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.

A signed detour is in place from Exit 41(London) to Corbin and from Exit 29(Corbin) to London.    

                   EXPECT DELAYS AND WATCH FOR SLOWED/STOPPED TRAFFIC
      
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