UPDATE: As of 4 p.m., some roads in Greenup, Elliott, Boyd still closed

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UPDATE POSTED 4 P.M. FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021

ELLIOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)  The Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 reports roads previously closed by high water have reopened. Flood gates remain up in Catlettsburg and two other northeast Kentucky roads remain impacted by flood damage:

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Boyd County

  • KY 3294 (Center Street) in Catlettsburg closed at 20th Street (milepoint 9), flood gates remain in place. Gates could come down Monday.

Greenup County

  • KY 1 closed north of the Carter-Greenup county line – milepoint 0.4 between Hopewell Road and KY 3306 (Tunnel Branch) due to pavement collapse, embankment slip. Repairs under way. Road closed until further notice.

Elliott County

  • KY 32 one lane, controlled by temporary signals a mile west of KY 7 at Newfoundland (milepoint 7.5) between the intersection and Clayton Skaggs Road, embankment slip. Repairs, and daytime closures, begin Monday.

UPDATE POSTED 10:15 A.M. THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)  The Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 reports the following roads remain impacted today by backwater from the rising Ohio River or flood damage:

Boyd County

  • KY 3294 (Center Street) in Catlettsburg closed at 20th Street, flood gates up (milepoint 9)
  • KY 168 closed in Ashland between Hurricane Creek and Shadowlawn Drive for embankment, utility repairs (milepoint 2.8). Road could reopen late Thursday.

Greenup County

  • KY 1 closed north of the Carter-Greenup county line – milepoint 0.4 between Hopewell Road and KY 3306 (Tunnel Branch) due to pavement collapse, embankment slip. Repairs pending.
  • KY 2 closed at Jeremey Gullet Bridge at KY 3307, water over road at several locations from there to US 23 at Greenup (milepoint 13-17), due to backwater on the Little Sandy River
  • KY 1043 about three-fourths of a mile from US 23 at South Shore (milepoint 4.2), due to backwater on Tygarts Creek

Lewis County

  • KY 1021 (Briary Road) closed at Quincy, backwater flooding

State highway crews monitor high water conditions on roadways and place signs or barricades on routes as necessary. Motorists should not pass barricades or attempt to drive through high water. Even a few inches of water can float vehicles. Please turn around, don’t drown.

Find more information about District 9 online at http://transportation.ky.gov/districtnine, on Twitter @KYTCDistrict9 or Facebook at http://Facebook.com/KYTCDistrict9. Navigate traffic with KYTC, http://GoKY.ky.gov, and Waze, http://waze.com.

UPDATE POSTED 11:15 A.M. TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021

FLEMING COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)  The Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 reports state roadways are blocked or otherwise impacted by high water this morning at the following locations:

Boyd County

  • KY 3294 (Center Street) in Catlettsburg closed at 20th Street, flood gates up (milepoint 9)
  • KY 854, high water or flood issues still possible at Rush, Garner
  • KY 168 closed between Hurricane Creek and Shadowlawn Drive for embankment, utility repairs (milepoint 2.8)

Carter County

  • KY 1 north of Grayson, Pactolus to Greenup County (milepoint 13-16)
  • KY 1910 near I-64 underpass (milepoint 0-3)
  • KY 773 at Hitchins (milepoint 3.7-3.8)

Fleming County

  • KY 111 at Grange City (milepoint 2.5-4.5)

Greenup County

  • KY 2 closed at Jeremey Gullet Bridge at KY 3307, water over road at several locations from there to US 23 at Greenup (milepoint 13-17), Ohio River backwater
  • KY 1, several locations from KY 784 at Lost Creek to Long Branch (milepoint 1-8)
  • KY 7 at Maloneton (milepoint15-17), and several locations between AA Highway and Carter County (milepoint 0-10)
  • KY 503 at Naples, from Boyd County line to KY 207 (milepoint 0-5.4)
  • KY 3306 near KY 1 at Little Sandy River (milepoint 0-1)

State highway crews monitor high water conditions on roadways and place signs or barricades on routes as necessary. Motorists should not pass barricades or attempt to drive through high water. Even a few inches of water can float vehicles. Please turn around, don’t drown.

UPDATE POSTED 11:15 A.M. MONDAY

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)  The Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 reports state roadways are blocked or otherwise impacted by high water this morning at the following locations:

Bath County

  • KY 211 at Salt Lick (milepoint 6-6.8)

Boyd County

  • KY 854 at Rush, in two locations (mile markers 1-2 near KY 1654 intersection and 4-5 near Garner)
  • KY 3 near Trace Creek (milepoint 5-6)
  • KY 966 just north of KY 3 at Trace (milepoint 1-2)
  • KY 5 along Williams Creek near Green Springer Road and near Rockhouse-Old Buckley roads (milepoints 2-3 and 8-9)
  • KY 168 near Rockwood-Shadowlawn drives (milepoints 1-2 and 4-5), water and embankment slip

Carter County

  • KY 1 north of Grayson, Pactolus to Greenup County (milepoint 13-16)
  • KY 1 south of Hitchins (milepoint 0-7)
  • KY 1654 near KY 854 at Rush (milepoint 3.3-3.6)
  • KY 1910 near I-64 underpass (milepoint 0-2)
  • KY 1496 in the Willard area (milepoint 6-8)
  • KY 773 at Hitchins (milepoint 3-5)

Fleming County

  • KY 158 at Ringos Mills (milepoint 7-7.5)


Greenup County

  • KY 784 at Kehoe (milepoint 10)
  • KY 2 at Warnock near Wagner’s Grocery (milepoints 6-7)
  • KY 1, several locations from KY 784 at Lost Creek to Long Branch (milepoint 1-8)
  • KY 503 at Naples, from Boyd County line to KY 207 (milepoint 0-5.4)
  • KY 7 in the Tygarts Creek valley, possibility of high water today at multiple locations
    Lewis County
  • KY 989 at the AA Highway-KY 9 (milepoint 12-12.6)
  • NOTE: US 23 north closed remains between KY 827-Coal Branch and Ohio River Road (mile marker 13), north of Greenup; one lane southbound closed, utility poles, lines down

Nicholas County

  • KY 3316 (Upper Jackstown) along Taylors Creek near KY 13 intersection (milepoint 0-1)

Rowan County

  • KY 1722 in the Farmers area, milepoints 0-3
  • KY 2522 (Old US 60) at Farmers, milepoints 0-1

State highway crews monitor high water conditions on roadways and place signs or barricades on routes as necessary. Motorists should not pass barricades or attempt to drive through high water. Even a few inches of water can float vehicles. Please turn around, don’t drown.

Find more information about District 9 online at http://transportation.ky.gov/districtnine, on Twitter @KYTCDistrict9 or Facebook at http://Facebook.com/KYTCDistrict9. Navigate traffic with KYTC, http://GoKY.ky.gov, and Waze, http://waze.com.