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Lane closure set for Thursday on US 119 in Bell Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to have a lane closure on U.S. 119 (milepoint 0.1) in Bell County on May 16, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Traffic will be reduced from two lanes to one lane in the southbound direction (back into Pineville from Harlan). The lane closure will allow crews to perform a detailed inspection of the bridge structure. Engineers will be using a Snooper Truck to access the deck substructure on the bridge.

Motorists are advised to use caution during this period and be aware of signage, road crews and other drivers. The work is dependent on weather conditions.

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 http://goky.ky.gov or contribute their own reports at www.waze.com or via the Waze mobile application.

You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict11 or www.twitter.com/KYTCDistrict11.