Crews to work on Smithland levee Sunday morning

SMITHLAND, KY– Work is expected to begin Sunday to build up the levee in Smithland, Kentucky.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says they plan to help the Livingston County Emergency Management to extend the floodwall. An agency spokesperson says they are providing 15 dump trucks, 4 excavators, 3 track loaders, and 2 end loaders along with workers to help volunteers.

Crews will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday and hope to be done in 12 hours.

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