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Jellico Creek Bridge on Ky. 92 West has reopened

One week after its closure because of structural issues, the Jellico Creek Bridge on Ky. 92 West has reopened. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Monday afternoon that both the eastbound and westbound lanes on the Jellico Creek Bridge in Whitley County, which is...
Posted On 18 Sep 2019

Traffic on West Ky. 92 to be detoured as state makes emergency repairs to Jellico Creek Bridge

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Monday that Jellico Creek Bridge on Ky. 92 West would be closed to traffic because of structural issues. Officials said the steel stringer beams of the bridge have deteriorated. The damage was found during a routine inspection of the...

Additional lane closures to begin Monday on I-75 in Laurel, Rockcastle Counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Interstate 75 in Kentucky to be aware as there will be intermittent lane closures beginning Monday near the Laurel/Rockcastle County line. Officials said the lane closures on affecting both north and southbound...

Portion of KY 779 closing for two weeks due to slide repair

A portion of KY 779 in Whitley County will be closed for more than two weeks for slide repair operations. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Les Dixon said that the transportation cabinet was notified about 2 a.m. Tuesday about the slide, which is located at mile point...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019

Whitley County gets $515,213 road fund check

As the old saying goes, you can tell it’s an election year when the roads get paved. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet official Gray Tomblyn II poses Tuesday afternoon with Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. and members of the fiscal court after announcing over $500,000...
Posted On 08 May 2019

Construction delays on I-75 in Whitley County to begin Tuesday

A portion of Interstate 75 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane beginning Tuesday. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials said northbound I-75 at milepoint 12.1 will be affected. Crews will close the right lane in the area from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through...

Ky. 92E closed until Wednesday evening due to rockslide

A Tuesday afternoon rockslide has closed a portion of Ky. 92E until Wednesday evening. The rockslide was first reported about 3 p.m. by a volunteer firefighter traveling through the area. The rockslide occurred near the 14.0-mile point. Whitley County Emergency Management...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018

I-75 lane closures planned Wednesday, Thursday in Whitley County

If you are planning to travel north on I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday, Sept. 12, or south on I-75 Thursday, Sept. 13, then you might want to allow a little extra travel time due to planned lane restrictions those days. On Wednesday, northbound traffic at mile point 27.9 (Lynn...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018

W’burg gets $100,000 in emergency road aid for George Hays Road repair

The city of Williamsburg got some good news Monday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced that it had awarded $100,000 in county road aid emergency funds cover the cost of repairs to George Hays Road. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said the funding would cover the full...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018

I-75 near Corbin reduced to one lane Tuesday, May 1

If you have to go north on I-75 in Whitley County today, then you should probably expect a delay or take an alternative route. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that I-75 northbound at mile points 23.5-25.0 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane....
Posted On 01 May 2018
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