SOMERSET, Ky. (Aug. 30, 2016) – Crews are nearing completion of the Heartland Parkway (KY 55) project in Adair County.
The $6.99 million project includes 2+1 passing lanes from the Columbia Bypass (mile point 15) to the Adair/Taylor County line (mile point 22). A 2+1 road design has a continuous three-lane cross section with alternating passing lanes.
On Thursday, crews will begin to remove barrels, which will open the alternating passing lanes. Motorist are reminded to pay close attention to signage and roadway stripping to distinguish which direction has the right of way for passing. Date is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseeable delays.
Gaddie Shamrock LLC is the prime contractor on the $7 million project.
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