Knott County highway back open after rockslide, thousands lose water
A busy eastern Kentucky highway was closed for several hours after a rockslide..
The slide happened Thursday afternoon on Kentucky 15 near Carr Creek State Park, just west of the intersection with Kentucky 160.
State transportation officials say a water line was broken by the rocks, and will be fixed after crews clear the roadway.
Officials say approximately 15,000-20,000 people do not have water due to the water line break.
Crews hope to have to road cleared soon.