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Traffic Advisory for East 14th Street & KY 272/Canton Pike

CSX Railroad plans to close a section of 14th Street in HOPKINSVILLE starting Thursday evening, August 24, 2017.

East 14th Street in Hopkinsville will be closed starting at 6 p.m., CDT, on Thursday, to allow rail work through the crossing between South Clay Street and South Campbell Street in Hopkinsville.

The roadway at this site is expected to reopen to traffic late Friday or sometime Saturday.

There will be no marked detour.

HOPKINSVILLE TRANSIT ADVISORY:  To bypass this closure the Orange Route will be going to S Clay St, left onto E 18th St, and left on to S Campbell St to return on route. We will be missing no bus stops on this detour for the Orange Route.

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has restricted traffic to one lane on a section of KY 272/Julien Road in CHRISTIAN County and has plans to start work on a section of KY 272/Canton Pike.

KY 272/Julien Road is restricted to one lane at milepoint 0.72 is to allow deck work on the I-24 Overpass near the Christian-Trigg County Line.  Motorists traveling KY 272 in western Christian County should be alert for one lane traffic with alternating flow controlled by an automated signal.  There should be no impact on I-24 traffic.

Starting Friday morning, August 25th, the contractor plans to begin deck work on the walking trail overpass along KY 272/Canton Pike at mile point 10.274 in Hopkinsville.  This is along KY 272/Canton Pike between KY 1007/Camilla Drive and Cypress Street.  Motorists should be alert for a work zone lane restriction.

Appropriate caution is required where equipment, flaggers, and construction personnel are along the roadway in close proximity to traffic flow.

Delong Concrete, LLC, is the prime contractor on a $1.4 million group project.  Work at these locations on KY 272 will take about a month to complete, weather permitting.  This group contract inclues work on the KY 1682/Pennyrile Parkway Overpass to be scheduled at a later date.


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