DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
trafficalert purple 300SEBREE, Ky. (7/8/13) – KY 56 is closed in downtown Sebree in Webster County. CSX Railroad is doing an emergency repair on the rail crossing at KY 56 mile point 12.359.

CSX reports water is getting into the electrical system that controls crossing gates at the site creating a safety issue.

The crossing is expected to be closed most of the day for repairs. Depending on the extent of the work required, it could remain closed into Tuesday.

There is no marked detour. Passenger vehicles may detour via side streets. Trucks should use appropriate state routes.

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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Information provided by Keith Todd (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet)

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