Traffic Alert

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1 says multiple local roads have been affected by storms that swept through our area. 

The district has provided the following report of water over roads and other impacts:

UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. 

Carlisle County

KY 1820 is closed at the 1 to 3 mile markers. Signs are posted.

KY 1628 is closed at the 3 mile marker. Signs are posted.

Fulton County

KY 239 is blocked from KY 116/State Line Road to the KY 94 intersection to allow utility crews to restore lines. The road is expected to remain blocked for several hours.

KY 1706 is blocked between KY 166/Middle Road and KY 94 due to downed trees and power lines with utility crews on site. It's expected to remain blocked for several hours.

Hickman County

KY 123 is closed at the 14 to 16 mile markers in the Hailwell Corner area at the Obion Creek Bridge. Signs are posted.

Marshall County

Because of power outages, several traffic signals in the Benton area and Calvert City area are still in "flash mode." Drivers should treat them as four-way stops.

McCracken County

KY 1255/Bonds Road is closed at the 1 to 2 mile markers just west of the KY 450/Oaks Road intersection. Signs are posted.

Contest Road is closed in the 5500 block because the roadway is washed out, the McCracken County Sheriff's Office says. 

Drivers are advised to be alert for other locations where water is over roads. If you come to a flooded roadway that is not marked with signs, KYTC says to take note of the specific location with a mile point, crossroad, or other nearby landmark and report it to your local emergency dispatch call center.

KYTC District 2 has also provided an update on water-related road closures in its district. 

As of 12:30 p.m., the following District 2 roads are affected:

Daviess County

KY 298 - The road is open, but with high water at the 2 to 3 mile markers.

Hopkins County

KY 502 - The road is open with high water at mile markers 1 to 3 and from 3 to 5.

KY 281/Carriage Lane - The road is open with high water from the 0 to 1 mile markers. 

KY 1033 - The road is open with high water from the 1 to 2 mile markers.

KY 2647 - The road is open with high water from the 0 to 1 mile markers.

US 62 - The road is closed with high water at the 16 to 18 mile markers. 

Muhlenberg County

KY 181 - The road is closed from milepoint 12.479 to 12.767.

KY 2533 - The road is closed from milepoint 0 to 0.5.

KY 1163 - The road is closed from mile markers 3 to 5.