KY 72 in Harlan County will be reduced to one lane between mile markers 7.7 (near Mary Alice) and 10.9 (near Pope Hill) on a daily basis between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. beginning Monday, February 18 and concluding on Wednesday, February 20.
Traffic control will be maintained by flaggers. The lane closure is necessary to allow crews to install new guard rails.
All work is scheduled on a tentative basis and is subject to change depending on weather conditions, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.
Road condition reports for District 11 routes are available by calling 511 or by visiting the 511 travel and traffic information web site at http://511.ky.gov.