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Traffic Advisory - Oil spill on KY 883 & KY 323 in Taylor County

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown

There has been an oil spill on KY 883 (Mile Points 2-4) and KY 323 (Mile Points 1-5) in Taylor County. This area is in the Sweeneyville Community. One incident has been reported, possibly due to reduced pavement traction.

Transportation crews have attempted cleaning the road surface. Despite our best efforts, residual oil will remain for some time. Traction will be decreased, especially if rain occurs or heavy dew settles.

Signs are posted ahead of the spill. Crews will be obtaining additional signage and are considering alternatives in helping restore traction to the road surface. Motorists should slow down and drive with additional caution in the area.

This story was posted on 2017-07-19 15:34:16
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