Kennedy Mill Bridge to close for repairs

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Motorists are asked to use alternate routes due to an upcoming bridge closure.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announced Tuesday that the Kennedy Mill Bridge will close for necessary repairs.

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The bridge will close on Wednesday, February 21 at 9 AM and reopen on Wednesday, February 28 at 5 PM.

A replacement bridge is currently under construction next to the current bridge.

The completion date for the new bridge is November 2019.

The bridge is located on Kennedy Bridge Roads/KY 152 and will be closed at mile marked 18.849, which is the Garrard- Mercer County line.

The Kennedy Mill Bridge carries KY 152 between Garrard and Mercer counties.

Motorists will be directed to US 27 and KY 34 to KY 33 as an alternate route.