FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Highways has granted a permit for Windstream to temporarily close US 23 in Ashland for utility line work on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
The work will take place between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday on US 23 at milepoint 19.8, which is just north of Riverhill Drive in Ashland. All lanes of US 23 traffic will be stopped between KY 168 and Riverhill Drive for up to 45 minutes.
Local traffic should consider avoiding travel on US 23 during that time or seek alternate routes such as KY 5 or KY 168. Commercial traffic may reroute using the Industrial Parkway (KY 67) or US 52 in Ohio.
Construction schedules are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Motorists are asked to heed all warning signs, slow down in work zones and remain aware of workers and construction equipment when traveling.
Find more information about District 9 online at http://transportation.ky.gov/district-9. Navigate traffic with KYTC, http://511.ky.gov, and Waze, http://waze.com!