Department of Highways, District 11
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Press Release Date:  Friday, June 16, 2006  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
(606) 598-2145

MANCHESTER, KY. ---(June 16, 2006)— The KY Transportation Cabinet continues the project in Whitley County on I-75 between Milepoint 11 and 28, for shoulder repairs, Monday, June 19, 2006.

 North and Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane between Milepoints 11-28.  Lane closures will be in effect each day from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday – Thursday, Friday - 7:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  Contractor will halt all operations by 12:00 Noon 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