Bridging Kentucky Project starts on Thursday, April 1 in Clay County


MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that a bridge construction project in Clay County starts on Thursday, April 1.

This project will replace the Ball Road bridge over Little Sexton Creek.

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According to KYTC, the bridge will be closed to traffic for up to 60 days during construction and existing traffic will be detoured to KY 1350 and KY 577.

The expected completion date is Monday, May 31.

This bridge is part of the Bridging Kentucky program’s Eastern Kentucky Design-Build Project No.1. The project is being delivered by a design-build team led by Central Bridge Co., LLC J/V Bizzack Construction LLC and HDR Engineering, Inc.

Bridging Kentucky is a program to improve the safety and soundness of the Commonwealth’s bridges by rehabilitating, repairing, or replacing critical bridges throughout the state. For more information on Bridging Kentucky and other bridge projects, please visit

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 or contribute their reports at or via the Waze mobile application. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at or by following us on Twitter at

A map of the project and detour is available here: Clay_BallRoad_Bridge.jpg