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I-24 rehabilitation project temporarily closes Welcome Center in Christian County

A planned closure of the Interstate 24 westbound Kentucky Welcome Center in Christian County has been moved up. 

The Welcome Center is now expected to close starting Monday, September 9, 2013.


This closure is to allow a finish layer of asphalt to be placed along the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 and the welcome center entry and exit ramps near the Kentucky-Tennessee State Line. 

This is part of an ongoing rehabilitation project along I-24 from the 86 to 93 mile marker.


The westbound Kentucky Welcome Center is expected to reopen sometime on the afternoon of September 13th, weather permitting The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will attempt to provide timely notice if this tentative schedule is altered due to weather or other conditions.


The westbound Kentucky Welcome Center on I-24 in Christian County is jointly operated by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky Department of Travel.


As a reminder, an extended work zone remains in place along Interstate 24 from the Kentucky-Tennessee State Line to the US 41-Alternate Exit 86 Interchange. 

This work zone includes one lane traffic with a strictly enforced 55 mile per hour speed limit, an enhanced police presence, and double fines for citations issued in the work zone. 

Caution is required.


Timely traffic advisories for the 12 counties of KYTC Highway District 1 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict1<http://www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict1>.  You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page

Timely traffic advisories for the 11 counties of KYTC Highway District 2 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2<http://www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2>.  You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.

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