PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – The City of Prestonsburg on Wednesday closed the bridge on KY 114 until further notice due to damage.
Officials say the closure was necessary after the pavement in one of the traffic lanes cracked and buckled. The cause of the damage is unknown, according to officials.
The bridge is used to take drivers from U.S. 23 to West Prestonsburg.
There is a detour in place. Drivers can use University Drive from U.S. 23 and U.S. 460, or use KY 302 to South Lake Drive.
*Note: The photo that accompanies this story is courtesy of the Prestonsburg Police Department.