Transportation Cabinet Closing Dix River Bridge in Brodhead

Transportation Cabinet closing Dix River bridge in Brodhead

Safety measure due to structural deterioration

Press Release

 

SOMERSET, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2013) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has closed KY 1505 at the Dix River Bridge in Rockcastle County as a safety measure due to structural deterioration.

While inspecting the bridge, Transportation Cabinet engineers found deterioration of the center box beam promoting the bridge to be closed.

A detour route has been signed via KY 1326.

Engineers continue to assess repair plans, and are investigating options to alleviate the traffic disruption of closing the bridge.

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