Rolling roadblock to be in effect on I-75 in Laurel Co.


MANCHESTER — The north and southbound lanes of I-75 in Laurel County will be the scene of a rolling roadblock between mile points 37-41 on April 1, beginning at 1 a.m. and is expected to conclude at 2 a.m.

The roadblock will allow a local electrical contractor to install an electrical cable that will extend above the interstate at mile point 39.5.

A rolling roadblock is a traffic control techniques to slow traffic to facilitate short duration work operations without an elaborate and difficult detour. Traffic control law enforcement officers pace, or slow the traffic to a speed that provides up to 15 minutes of work time.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expected long delays and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.

The date, time, and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Dial 511 or navigate 511.ky.gov and www.waze.com for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict11.

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