Thursday, January 29, 2015
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

 

kentucky trans yellow 300CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KY (1/6/12) – A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled test blasting as part of construction on the New US 641 Corridor in Crittenden County starting possibly as early as Wednesday, January 11, 2012
 
The preliminary test blasting schedule is as follows:
• At the earliest, the contractor plans a test shot on Wednesday, January 11, 2012
• Production blasting is expected to begin 7 to 10 days after the test shot has been performed
• Once production blasting has started, blasting will continue about every one to two days
 
There are several factors that could affect when the test blasting could be initiated, but the January 11th date will be the earliest it could start.
 
Once production blasting starts later in the month, the contractor plans to do all blasting at approximately noon on the days that it will be performed. Essentially, all of the blasting on the project will be isolated to the area between Crayne Cemetery Road and Lloyd Road southeast of the Crayne community. An audible safety warning signal will provide an advance notice near the blasting site.
 
The blasting site will be in the knobs area east of existing US 641 between mile point 2.565 and mile point 3.188.
 
The contractor and transportation engineers will coordinate efforts to provide updated information to the public as the test shot schedule firms up over the next several days. Once the test blast is executed, production blasting is expected to commence approximately one week from that day
 
Road Builders and Parkway Construction of Greenville is the Prime contractor on this $18.6 million highway improvement project to build a 4-lane section between Marion and Fredonia.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Keith Todd

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Christian County Traffic Advisory

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict eastbound traffic to one lane… Read More

Letter to the Editor - Month of Mentors

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/28/15) — January is National Mentoring Month. We would like to acknowledge our volunteers to let… Read More

Most Read This Week

January 28, 2015 15744

UPDATED: Several Involved in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 9820

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Video by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 26, 2015 6637

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 25, 2015 6523

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 23, 2015 6048

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 28, 2015 5654

Nortonville Man Accused of Meth Possession,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 23, 2015 4822

Nortonville Woman Charged for Meth Possession

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 26, 2015 4391

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

January 08, 2015 21587

Woman Claiming to be 'Lady Gaga' Tours Town in…

in Top News For All Sites by Madisonville Police Department
January 15, 2015 21358

UPDATE: Fatality Victim's Name Officially Released

in Top News For All Sites by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

January 28, 2015 15744

UPDATED: Several Involved in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 28, 2015 5654

Nortonville Man Accused of Meth Possession,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 28, 2015 3539

Tax Recall Committee Formed Day After School…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 28, 2015 2352

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 28, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 27, 2015 2189

Whitfield Works to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

in General News For All Sites by Marty Irby
January 28, 2015 1879

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 1783

UPDATE - Students Have until Jan. 31 to Enter…

in General News For All Sites by James R. Comer
January 28, 2015 1561

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 28, 2015 1269

Old City Hall Space to be 'First United Bank…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 28, 2015 1138

Letter to the Editor - Month of Mentors

in Hopkins News by Mallory D. Johnson
January 28, 2015 1135

Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Kentucky Lottery
January 28, 2015 1073

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - January 28, 2015

in Video by Crime Stoppers