TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Temporary Closures of KY 1, Huff Run Road in Carter County for Drainage Repairs

Huff Run closed June 3; KY 1 closed June 7

FLEMINGSBURG – Kentucky Department of Highway crews will replace drainage pipes along KY 1 in Carter County this week and next, requiring temporary road closures.

Beginning Thursday, June 3, Huff Run Road at the KY 1 (milepoint 5) intersection south of Hitchins will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to replace a drainage pipe under Huff Run Road and for ditching work.

All Huff Run Road traffic should detour using KY 7 and KY 1444 during work hours. Traffic on KY 1 will be controlled by temporary signals. Motorists should expect delays and use caution when traveling through the work zone.

Beginning Monday, June 7, KY 1 north of Pactolus (milepoint 13.5) will be closed to all traffic from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to replace a drainage pipe underneath the highway.

All KY 1 traffic north of the work site or from Greenup County should detour using KY 2, KY 207, the AA Highway (KY 9) or the Industrial Parkway (KY 67) and I-64 to reach Grayson and destinations south on KY 1.

Electronic message boards are being used to communicate closure schedules. Motorists should note that work schedules are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Please heed all warning signs, slow down in work zones, and remain aware of workers and construction equipment when traveling.

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