road closeCLARIFICATON: OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (8/26/19) — The following story about road work in Ohio County has been updated and clarified:

OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (8/23/19) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans an extended closure along Johnson School Road in Ohio County starting Monday, Aug. 26.

Johnson School Road will be closed at mile point 4.920 to allow construction of a new bridge over Barass Ditch. This closure along Kentucky 1414/Johnson School Road is between Park Ridge Road and Tipton Lane. The closure is about 2 miles east of the Interstate 165/Natcher Expressway Overpass and the Kentucky 1737 intersection.

The road is expected to close at approximately 8 a.m., Monday, and is expected to remain closed at this site for approximately 40 days. That puts the target reopening date around Oct. 10.

There will be no marked detour.

Approximately 300 vehicles travel this section of Kentucky 1414/Johnson School Road in a average day.

Ragle,Inc, is the prime contractor on this $331,842 bridge replacement project. The target completion date for all work at the site is Nov. 15.

This project is part of the Bridging Kentucky Program which is aimed at replacing or rehabilitating more than 1,000 critical bridges in 6 years. For more information on the program go to

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Information by Keith Todd

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