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I-75 single lane closure scheduled for Thursday, July 15 in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that a right lane closure will occur on I-75 southbound (mile point 12) in Whitley County on Thursday, July 15, due to shoulder work. Traffic will be reduced to the left lane beginning at 7 a.m. and is expected to conclude at...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021

Newest section of West Ky. 92 scheduled to open on June 17

The newest section of West Ky. 92 in Whitley County is scheduled to be opened to traffic on June 17. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said traffic will be shifted onto the new driving lanes between Jellico Creek Bridge and Old Jellico Creek Road before shifting...

I-75 lane closures scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists right lane closures will occur on I-75 southbound (mile point 28) and I-75 southbound (mile point 2.5) in Whitley County on Wednesday, May 12, due to bridge maintenance operations. The work schedule is listed below: • On...
Posted On 10 May 2021

Series of closures scheduled next week on KY 511 in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways District 11, plans a series of closures next week, beginning Monday, April 12, on KY 511 near Rockholds in Whitley County. The closures are necessary for replacement of a cross drain. Closures will take place daily, 7...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021
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Portion of I-75 in Whitley County to be reduced to one lane Wednesday

Southbound traffic on Interstate 75 near the Tennessee state line will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, April 7. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet stated that the right lane on the bridge at mile point 2.5 will be closed in order for crews to complete...

I-75 bridges in Whitley County to undergo patching work Tuesday

The bridges carrying traffic on Interstate 75 in Whitley County will undergo temporary lane closures on Tuesday as crews do patch work. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the bridges scheduled for the work include at mile-point 2.5 just north of the state...

Bridging Kentucky Project starts on Monday, March 29, in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office is advising motorists that a bridge construction project in Whitley County starts on Monday, March 29. This project will replace the Imperial Hollow Road bridge over Colonel Creek. The bridge will be closed for up to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021
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Whitley County reports 11 highway fatalities in 2020, Laurel County reports 13 deaths

Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS). Initial data indicates there were 778 fatalities in 2020, compared to 732 in 2019 – a 5 percent increase. “2020...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021

Asphalt rehab project on I-75 in Whitley County beginning Thursday

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) crews will begin an asphalt rehabilitation project on I-75 in southern Whitley County on Thursday, March 4. The project area will extend from the Kentucky-Tennessee state line to mile point 11.2 – just north of the Williamsburg interchange....
Posted On 03 Mar 2021
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Wide load restrictions coming to I-75, U.S. 25 in Laurel County

Wide loads coming south on Interstate 75 through Laurel County will be forced to detour through Pulaski County beginning Friday. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet stated that wide load restrictions will affect southbound I-75 between mile points 41.5 and 42....