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Project scheduled for Russell Cave Road/KY 353 in Fayette County

Part of the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 7, 2022) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a planned project for Russell Cave Road/KY 353 in Fayette County. The work is part of the Highway Safety Improvement program. The HSIP program is designed to provide safety upgrades for roadways.

The safety upgrades will include; resurfacing, shouldering, improving curve alignment, new signage, enhanced striping, and drainage advancements. The work is located along Russell Cave Road/KY 353 from the I 75 Overpass extending Northeast to the Fayette-Bourbon County line.

The project was awarded to L-M Asphalt Partners LTD D/B/A in the amount of $2,393,396.10. The anticipated date of completion is Monday, October 31.

The schedule for lane closures when in effect:

  • temporary lane closures are allowed between the hours of 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 7 a.m.
  • outbound lane closures can begin at 8:30 a.m./inbound lane closures can end at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 8work begins at approximately 8:30 a.m.

Russell Cave Road/KY 353

  • lane closures will be in effect at alternate times between milepoints 1.372 and 11.113
  • flaggers will be onsite when lane closures are in place to guide and direct motorists
  • one lane will remain open at all times
  • the traveling public will be able to pass through the work zone

All work/closures are scheduled on a tentative basis, and subject to change depending on weather, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

District 7 includes: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott and Woodford Counties

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