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Night construction planned on 41-A in Hopkinsville

Night construction planned on 41-A in Hopkinsville

Story by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans night work along US 41-Alternate/Ft. Campbell Boulevard in Hopkinsville/Christian County starting Friday evening, October 18, 2013.

Motorists can expect to encounter milling and paving along US 41-Alternate/Ft. Campbell Boulevard from the South Fork Little River Bridge at mile point 14.212 extending northward to East 21st Street/Walnut Street in Hopkinsville at mile point 15.290, a distance of just over 1 mile.

This night work along this 4-lane section will start at approximately 7:00 p.m., CDT, each night, and continue until approximately 6:00 a.m. the following morning. This work is scheduled at night to help reduce traffic disruptions during peak travel periods.

Milling is expected along this section on Friday night and Saturday night. The contractor then plans to return Monday night, October 21st to start asphalt paving operations. This night work should be completed in about a week, weather permitting.

Motorists should be prepared to encounter traffic restrictions in the work zone. Caution is required where equipment, flaggers, and construction personnel are working along the roadway in close proximity to traffic flow. Some minor delays are possible during the movement and positioning of equipment. Motorists should be alert for trucks hauling materials into and out of the work zone.

Approximately 18,000 vehicles travel this section of US 41-Alternate/Ft. Campbell Boulevard in Hopkinsville during and average day.

Timely traffic advisories for the 11 counties of KYTC Highway District 2 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.

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