Pavement break shuts down part of KY 613 in Powell Co.

Section of KY 613 in Powell County slides away 10-25-18

POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a pavement break has caused a highway closure in Powell County.

KYTC says a portion of KY 613, one mile west of the Menifee County line, closed after the break.

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State transportation officials say the repairs will take some time, as extensive steel drilling is required. They aren’t sure how long it will take to reopen the road.

A detour has been put into place at KY 11/KY 15, KY 77, and Forest Service Route 23.