Update-NR 17-030: One-lane traffic set for Laurel River Dam bridge inspection

Published Sept. 5, 2017

LONDON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Laurel River Dam will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.

Pedestrians and bicycle traffic are also subject to the same controls when crossing the dam. The traffic restriction provides for the safety of employees while making room for the equipment utilized during the inspection.

Concerns or questions about the road closure can be addressed to the Lake Cumberland Resource Manager’s Office at (606) 679-6337.

(The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on the district’s website at www.lrn.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nashvillecorps and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/nashvillecorps. The public can also follow Laurel River Lake on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/laurelriverlake.)  

Bill Peoples
Lee Roberts

Release no. 17-029