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City concerned about weight of snow on building, street closed

(Source: Perry Byrd/104.9 The WAVE) (Source: Perry Byrd/104.9 The WAVE)
PRINCETON, KY (KFVS) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has closed a section of Hwy 293/ South Jefferson Street, between Washington Street and Main Street in Princeton, Kentucky.

City officials are concerned about the weight of snow on the roof of the old Ratliff Hardware building.

The building was deemed structurally unsound this past summer.

A follow up inspection revealed that there has been a shift in the outside wall of the structure toward Jefferson Street.

The city has requested the section of Hwy 293/South Jefferson Street closed until further notice.

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