KY Department Of Transportation Announces Major Road Project

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced a $67.4 million project to widen I-75 through Laurel County.KYTC says the work is set to begin today.Some northbound and southbound lanes between mile markers 40.0 to 49.0 will be closed beginning Monday, November 4, through Friday, November 8. The speed limit will also reduce to 55 miles per hour in the work zone.This project will widen a section of I-75 from four to six lanes and connect two adjacent segments of existing six-lane traffic.The new segment runs just south of KY 909 to London. This is about 7.29 miles.“Kentucky is literally paving the way for safer travel and more efficient transportation of goods and services,” said KYTC Secretary Greg Thomas.

Source: MG News

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