Union County, KY - Closure on KY 947 on Thursday, August 16th: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close KY 947 in Union County on Thursday, August 16, 2012. This closure at KY 947 mile point 6.538 is to for the replacement of a cross drain. This closure point is near the intersection with North Conway Street and about 1/10th of a mile north of KY 56 at the west edge of Morganfield. The roadway is expected to close about 8:00 a.m., CDT, Thursday, immediately following the morning school bus run. It is expected to reopen to traffic at approximately 3:00 p.m., Thursday. There will be no marked detour. Motorists who regularly travel this section of KY 947 in Union County should make advance alternate travel plans for Thursday.
Union County, KY - Closure on KY 2091 on Friday, Aug 17th: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close KY 2091 in Union County on Friday, August 17, 2012. This closure at KY 2091 mile point 1.34 is to for the replacement of a cross drain. This closure point is about 2/10ths of a mile north of Meadows Road in the Camp Breckenridge area. The roadway is expected to close about 8:00 a.m., CDT, Friday, immediately following the morning school bus run. It is expected to reopen to traffic at approximately 3:00 p.m., Friday. There will be no marked detour. Motorists who regularly travel this section of KY 2091 in Union County should make advance alternate travel plans for Friday. Timely traffic advisories for the 11 counties of KYTC Highway District 2 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.
Spencer County, IN - Old U.S. Route 231 to Close starting Monday, August 20th: The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that Old U.S. Routeh 231 will be closing in Spencer County. Contractor’s crews will be closing Old U.S. 231 from the junction of State Road 70 (S.R. 70) to the junction of County Road 350 North. Crews will be replacing four (4) drainage pipes under the roadway. Work is anticipated to begin with the first two structures on Monday, August 20, at approximately 8:00 a.m. local time. These pipes are located 0.60 and 1.2 miles south of S.R. 70. It is anticipated this portion of the roadway will re-open to traffic on Wednesday, October 10, weather permitting. Crews will close the roadway 2.5 miles south of S.R. 70 on or after Monday, September 17 for the remaining two structures to be replaced. It is anticipated this portion of roadway will re-open to traffic on Tuesday, October 16, weather permitting. No through vehicle traffic will be allowed, however local residents will have access to the points of closure. All lanes of traffic will be closed at each structure location. The official detour will follow S.R. 70, new U.S. 231 and C.R. 350 North. INDOT encourages motorists to slow down and pay special attention while traveling in work zones throughout Indiana. For the latest news and information about INDOT, please visit www.in.gov/indot and www.trafficwise.in.gov.
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