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)
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MUHLENBERG, Ky. (4/1/14) — Project is completed. Roadway is open.

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MUHLENBERG, Ky. (3/31/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close Kentucky 853 in southern Muhlenberg County Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

This closure of Kentucky 853 between the 6 and 7 mile marker is to for the replacement of a cross drain. Kentucky 853 will be closed to through traffic from Kentucky 171 to Kentucky 189.

Kentucky 853 will be closed starting about 7:30 a.m., CDT, Tuesday. It is expected to reopen to traffic at approximately 5 p.m., Tuesday.

Local access will be maintained for property owners on each side of the closure point.

This section of Kentucky 853 in southern Muhlenberg County carries about 100 vehicles in an 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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