TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of US 421 in Madison Co. to be closed


MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Battlefield Memorial Highway/US 421 in Madison County is scheduled to be closed for about two weeks.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, it will be closed so crews can replace the bridge.

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The road will be closed at milepoint 2.50 from approximately 7 a.m. Monday, June 17 to 7 a.m. Monday, July 1st.

Alternate routes include:

From northbound Battlefield Memorial Highway/US 421:

o   motorists can utilize US 421, left to Big Hll Road/KY 21, right to Blue Lick Road/KY 1617, right to KY Highway 1016 to US 421

From southbound Battlefield Memorial Highway/US 421:

o   motorists can utilize US 421, right to KY Highway 1016, left to Blue Lick Road/KY 1617, left to Big Hill Road/KY 21 to US 421


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