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TRAFFIC ALERT – Multiple Road Work Coming up in Muhlenberg 


MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (07/24/15) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced two projects coming up in Muhlenberg County next week.

In the first project, a contractor plans to restrict traffic to one lane on a section of KY 181 near the Kentucky National Guard Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in MUHLENBERG County starting Monday, July 27, 2015.

This work zone lane restriction with alternating traffic flow controlled by an automated signal at KY 181 mile point 16.5 is just north of the Western Kentucky Parkway Exit 53 Interchange. This work zone is to allow repairs to the Star-Queen Road Overpass that was struck by a truck that exceed the load height restriction. Star-Queen Road carries internal traffic for the Kentucky National Guard Wendell Ford Regional Training Center.

Motorists should be alert for slowing and stopped traffic as they approach this work zone along KY 181.

Delays at this site should be minimal.

Judy Harp Contracting is the prime contractor on the project.

Repairs to the bridge beams are expected to take about 3 weeks to complete, weather permitting.

In the second project, a contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans milling and paving along US 62/Everly Brother Boulevard between Central City and Powderly in Muhlenberg County starting Monday, July 27, 2015.

Milling and paving along US 62 between Central City and Powderly runs from KY 189 at mile point 14.725 extending Northward to mile point 15.510, a distance of 0.79 miles.

Motorists should be alert for equipment, flaggers, and construction personnel along the roadway in close proximity to traffic flow. Motorists can expect to encounter one lane traffic controlled by flaggers in the work zone.

Road Builders, LLC, of Greenville is the prime contractor on this $310,590.79 highway improvement project.

The project is expected to take about a 5 working days to complete, weather permitting.

Information provided by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Posted by J.L. Graham
KenCo News
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