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Construction to begin on U.S. 127 realignment in Russell County

Hiview Construction will begin $24.2 million project 30 Jan 2017. Construction will have minimal impact on motorists

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

SOMERSET, KY (Jan. 19, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for the realignment of U.S. 127 in Russell County. The $24.2 million project will realign a section of U.S. 127 from the north bank of the Cumberland River to the Jamestown Bypass.

Prime contractor, Hi-View, LLC is scheduled to begin work the week of January 30, 2017 clearing trees and brush along the 3.4-mile project corridor.

Construction activities will have minimal impact on motorists.

The starting date may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays. Motorists can access travel and traffic conditions at

This story was posted on 2017-01-19 15:28:06
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