More traffic changes on Restaurant Row
SALYERSVILLE – As the traffic shifted once, again, on Mountain Parkway this week, the Restaurant Row portion of the construction is nearing completion.
On Tuesday, September 3, traffic traveling eastbound on Restaurant Row in Salyersville shifted over to the newly-constructed outside lane of the Parkway, moving all traffic to the outermost lanes. The inside lanes will remain closed in order to allow teams to continue working on the median.
With this shift, the turn lanes at each intersection along Restaurant Row are now relocated to their final positions, as are the traffic lights.
Construction along Restaurant Row is scheduled to be completed later this fall.
This shift will remain in place for several weeks, until work on the medians is complete. Drivers are reminded to slow down and to exercise caution in active construction zones.
About the Mountain Parkway Expansion
The Mountain Parkway Expansion is a 46-mile transportation improvement project that will create a wider, safer connection between Eastern Kentucky and the rest of the Commonwealth. It is a key transportation project designed to close the only gap in a 400-mile, four-lane, high-speed corridor for commerce and mobility across Kentucky from Pikeville to Paducah. The project will widen 30 miles of the existing parkway to four lanes and extend the parkway by about 16 miles between Salyersville and Prestonsburg.
For additional information, go to www.mtnparkway.com. Project updates may also be found on Facebook (www.facebook.com/mtnparkway) and Twitter (@MtnParkway). A project office is open in Magoffin Plaza in Salyersville; call (606) 349-8160 for hours.