A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Eastern Kentucky through Friday evening. Heavy rain is possible through Friday as a strong storm system moves through the mountains. Flash Flooding is likely during this time. Remember if you come across a flooded roadway to turn around and don't drown. Keep it with WYMT for the latest.
MANCHESTER, Ky. — (June 27, 2011) — Kentucky 74 in southern Bell County is reduced to one lane near Garmeada at milepoint 10 due to portions of the road being washed out as a result of recent flooding.
Crews are working to install a retaining wall that will allow for restoration of the highway, as well as protect the road from future high water events.
Temporary traffic signals are in place to direct traffic through the work zone.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area. KYTC is grateful for the public’s patience as repairs are made.