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KYTC: Base Repairs & Paving along KY 281/Island Ford Rd in MADISONVILLE starting Saturday, Aug 20

KYTC: Base Repairs & Paving along KY 281/Island Ford Rd in MADISONVILLE starting Saturday, Aug 20

Bill Stephens

August 18th, 2016

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NEWS RELEASE

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans base repairs and paving along a section of KY 281/Island Ford Road in MADISONVILLE starting Saturday, August 20, 2016.

Motorists should be alert for work zone lane restrctions along KY 281/Island Ford Road from mile pont 0.0 at the US 41/Main Street intersection extending eastward to the Ridgewood Drive/Island Park Drive intersection at mile point 0.996.

Paving along this 4-lane section of KY 281/Island Ford Road extends through intersections with Chelsea Drive, Whittington Drive, Lantaff Blvd, the Interstate 69 Exit 116 Madisonville Interchage, Cornwall Drive, and Crossing Place.

Weather permitting, the contractor plans to start with base repairs on Saturday, August 20th, to be followed by paving starting Monday, August 22nd.

Motorists should use appropriate caution where equipment, flaggers, and construction personnel are along the roadway in close proximity to traffic flow.

Approximately 21,000 vehicles travel this 4-lane section of KY 281/Island Ford Road at Madisonville in an average day.

Road Builders, LLC, of Greenville is the prime contractor on this $1,438,204 highway improvement project.  Paving is expected to take about one week to complete, weather permitting.

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