Department of Highways, District 8
KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATION CABINET DISTRICT 8 ANNOUNCES ROAD WORK ON US 27

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, August 16, 2005  
Contact Information:  Stephanie Daffron
Public Information Officer
(606) 677-4017
stephanie.daffron@ky.gov
 


SOMERSET, KY (August 16, 2005)--The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 8 office will begin work on traffic signal relocation and turn lane revisions at Light # 14 on US 27 at the intersection of Jefferson Drive.

 

Kentucky Department of Highway Engineers anticipate this project will improve traffic flow on US 27 near WalMart and Lowes.  “ By identifying problem areas and seeking relatively quick-fix solutions, our employees are striving to improve the highway system in the District Eight Region,” said Lewis Phelps, Chief District Engineer for District Eight.

 

 Work will begin Tuesday, August 16, 2005 and is expected to be completed in September 2005.   Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions.

 

 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 8 office advises that motorists should use caution in this area.

 

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