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Traffic shift to occur on I-75 in Rockcastle Co. 26 Sep 2017

Motorists advised to pay close attention to work zone signage. Work is part of $31 million project which will widen I-75 in both directions from four lanes to six lanes.L-M Asphalt Partners LTC., d/b/a ATS Construction, of Lexington, KY was awarded contract.
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By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY

SOMERSET, KY - (Mon 25 Sep, 2017) Construction is progressing on the widening of Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County and with that comes traffic shifts.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that starting Tuesday night, September 26, south bound I-75 only traffic will be shifted from the current driving lanes onto the newly constructed lanes.

Crews will being switching traffic at approximately 7pmET. Motorists are advised to pay close attention to signage and are reminded that speed limits are currently reduced along I-75 to 55 mph.

The $31 million project, which began earlier this year, will widen the section of I-75 at mile points 64.5 to 69 in both directions from four lanes to six lanes. L-M Asphalt Partners LTC., d/b/a ATS Construction, of Lexington was awarded the contract and has an anticipated completion date for October 2018. Motorists can access travel and traffic conditions at or contribute their own reports at or via the Waze mobile application.

This story was posted on 2017-09-26 02:57:38
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