Traffic shift to occur on I-75 in Rockcastle Co. Wednesday

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Traffic Alert

SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) The southbound I-75 traffic shift that was originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov. 3 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Southbound I-75 only traffic will be shifted from the current driving lanes onto the newly constructed lanes between mile points 64.5 to 59.

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Drivers are advised to pay close attention to signage and are reminded that speed limits are currently reduced along I-75 to 55 mph.

The date of the traffic shift may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays.

The $80.9 million project, which began earlier this year, will widen the section of I-75 at mile points 64.5 to 55.7 in both directions from four lanes to six lanes. L-M Asphalt Partners LTC., d/b/a ATS Construction, of Lexington was awarded the contract and has an anticipated completion date for October 2020.



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