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Contractor to Begin 13-Mile Concrete Rehab on Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Preparations begin on Monday for a concrete rehabilitation project on the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway in Christian and Hopkins County. 

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the project runs a mile north of the Kentucky 2642 Overpass near milepoint 16 and extends north towards the U.S. 41 ramp overpass near milepoint 30.

The work zone will be divided into six phases spread over 18 months. Hall Contracting of KY, Inc. is the prime contractor on the $43.2 million project.

The target completion date is August 31, 2019.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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