Road delays to continue on KY 72

Published 4:09 pm Friday, December 15, 2017

MANCHESTER – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that a portion of the KY 72 in Harlan County (milepoint 8.63) will continue to be reduced to one lane and is expected to conclude Feb. 1.

Traffic will be maintained by flaggers Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Temporary traffic signals will be used during non-working hours.

The lane closure is necessary to allow KYTC crews to perform maintenance operations.

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KYTC asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expect delays, and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.

The date, time and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Motorists can access travel and traffic conditions at or contribute their own reports at or via the Waze mobile application.

You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at or at