Bridge replacement to close Whitley County road for six weeks

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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) A bridge deck replacement will close a road in Whitley County for about six weeks, starting Monday, July 20.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 Office advises motorists the work is on River Road off KY 204 over Sanders Creek.

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The roadway will be closed during the bridge deck replacement project, and a detour will be in place.

The work is expected to conclude on Thursday, September 3.

Bridging Kentucky is a program to improve the safety and soundness of the Commonwealths bridges by rehabilitating, repairing, or replacing critical bridges throughout the state. For information on Bridging Kentucky and other bridge projects, visit http://BridgingKentucky.com.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expect delays, and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.

The date and time could be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Motorists can access travel and traffic conditions at http://goky.ky.gov or contribute their reports at www.waze.com or via the Waze mobile application. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict11 or by following us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KYTCDistrict11.