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KY 379 in Russell County to be Closed Next Week

SOMERSET, Ky. (June 19, 2023) – The Kentucky Department of Highways will temporarily close a portion of KY 379 in Russell County beginning Monday, June 26 as crews work to replace a cross drain beneath the roadway.

Starting Monday, KY 379 will be closed to through traffic at the intersection of KY 1058 near the old Union Chapel Elementary (mile point 8.3). The closure is expected to be completed by Friday, June 30. A signed detour route will be posted.

The start date and duration of work may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays.

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