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Road 80 East bridge closing delayed until Oct. 1, 2007

By Stephanie Daffron

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will close KY 80 (Columbia-Russell Springs Road) at M.P. 13.5 in Adair County to through traffic beginning Monday, October 1, 2007.

Signs previously posted announced the closure for September 25, 2007.

This closure will be necessary for replacement of a bridge over Russell Creek (located approximately 1.2 miles east of the southeast junction to KY 55).

Traffic will be detoured using KY 3491, KY 206, and KY 55.

Construction will be performed by Jones and Bourland, Inc. of Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

The contractor has 80 working days to complete the project.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinets District Eight office advises traffic to use caution, reduce speed, and to expect delays.

September 20, 2007Stephanie Daffron is Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky Department of Highways, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY

This story was posted on 2007-09-20 08:50:46
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