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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....

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet road crews ready and waiting in event snowfall accumulates

With snow beginning to fall around Kentucky Monday, officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said road crews are ready and waiting. Officials noted that salt and snow plow crews are on duty with active patrolling and pretreatment of scattered roadways underwa...

I-75 lane closures set for Thursday, Nov. 19. as crews conduct bridge inspections in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists lane closures will occur on I-75 northbound and southbound (mile point 27.8) in Whitley County on Thursday, Nov. 19. due to bridge inspections. The work schedule is listed below: • On Thursday, Nov. 19, northbound traffic at...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020
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Intermittent lane closures taking place on I-75 in Whitley County Monday-Tuesday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that intermittent lane closures will occur Monday, Nov. 16, and Tuesday, Nov. 17 on I-75, (mile points 2.0 – 5.0) in Whitley County. The intermittent lane closures are necessary due to bridge...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020
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