Roads remain closed because of flooding – Winchester Sun


Three state highways were closed at 7 a.m. on Friday due to flooding in Clark County.

The county experienced some of the worst flooding in more than 40 years, and nearly a week after the heavy rainfall from February 28 to March 1, some state and rural routes were still impassable.

According to District 7 of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Frankfurt, these streets were still closed:

– Mina Station, Ky. 1028, between mile points 0.0 and 2.0

– Athens-Boonesboro Road, Ky. 418, between mile points 4.0 and 5.0

– Red River Road, Ky. 974, between mile points 9.0 and 10.0

Roads in adjacent counties are also closed, including a lane on Nest Egg Road, Ky. 646, at mile 7.44 in Montgomery County near the Clark County line because of a slide; Old Richmond Road in Fayette County between mile points 0.0 and 0.517 near the Madison County line; and several roads in Madison County, including portions of Redhouse Road, Ky. 388; Jacks Creek Road, Ky. 1156; Tates Creek Road, Ky. 169; River Road, Ky. 2328. In Madison County, portions of Crooksville Road, Ky. 499, and Union City Road, Ky. 1986, opened, but have flood and warning signs.

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