road closed green 300MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/7/13) – CSX Railroad and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plan to close a section of U.S. 431 in Muhlenberg County for 3 days sometime in late May or early June for rail crossing repairs.
 
Plans call for U.S. 431 to be closed at mile point 15.674 in the Cleaton Community for a rail crossing upgrade and rail line maintenance. At this time there is no specific date for the work to start, but the schedule is likely to firm up in the next few weeks.
 
This is a coal haul route with substantial truck traffic. While passenger vehicle traffic can take a 4-mile detour along KY 2107, commercial trucks will be required to take a much longer detour.
 
Due to the potential for disruption of material deliveries to area industries, CSX and KYTC engineers are providing a heads-up to allow businesses to prepare for this closure in advance. The specific start date for this project will be shared as soon as it becomes available. U.S. 431 would not be closed over the Memorial Day Holiday, but it will likely fall the week before or after the holiday driving period.

About 7,000 vehicles travel this section of U.S. 431 in an average day.
 
Shippers who normally have cargo traveling U.S. 431 may contact KYTC officials by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2 or sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Keith Todd (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet)

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 23, 2015 7903

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 5092

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4439

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 22, 2015 4140

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 22,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 22, 2015 4077

Madisonville Man Accused of Domestic Violence/Rape

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 13705

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8929

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 27, 2015 2275

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 1987

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 1078

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 1064

Church Attempts to ‘Inspire’ Teens in Self-Worth,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 768

Smoke Filled House Prompts 911 Call

by Madisonville Fire Dept.
April 27, 2015 716

Traffic Advisory for Western Kentucky

by Keith Todd
April 27, 2015 707

Mustangs Lose to Ohio County via Shutout

by Steve LeMaster
April 28, 2015 697

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 28, 2015 686

ATV Driver Injured When Vehicle Overturns

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 528

Lady Mustangs Take Two from Calloway in…

by Steve LeMaster