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District 8 Road Condition 5amCT/6amET Mon 16 Feb 2016

District Crews back on road this morning - some counties received 3-4" of accumulation, with big concern for flooding and ponding of water along roadways.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 8 is responsible for maintaining approximately 5,209 lanes miles throughout Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Lincoln, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell and Wayne counties.

By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 8, Somerset, KY

SOMERSET, KY (3pmCT/4pmET, Mon 15 Feb 2016) - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 crews are back on the road the road this morning after another round of winter weather moved across our region overnight.

Despite the fact that some counties received 3 to 4 inches of accumulation crews are reporting that main routes are in good shape with some slush covered areas. Secondary routes are being reported as having more snow cover with some of the lesser traveled roads being completely covered.

Motorists are reminded that if traveling to use caution and take it slow. Yesterday's rainfall along with the snow has resulted in ponding of water on roads throughout the District. Crews will be on alert today watching roadways for signs of high water and possible flooding.

Road condition updates are available by calling 511 or by logging onto the 511 traffic and travel information website, KYTC District 8 serves the counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Lincoln, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell and Wayne.

This story was posted on 2016-02-16 05:24:11
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