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    KYTC high water report for April 19, 2024

    By Jana Garrett,

    28 days ago

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    HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) say KY 871 in Union County has joined the growing number of state roads blocked by flood water from the rising Ohio River.

    KYTC officials say another Union County roadway, KY 1508, is currently open but could possibly become blocked if water levels continue to rise.

    Officials say the roads that have reopened are:

    • Henderson County
      • KY 1557 from the 2 to 3-mm.

    KYTC says these roads are currently blocked by water:

    • Daviess County
      • KY 762 from the 0 to 1-mm.
      • KY 298 from the 2 and 3-mm
    • Hancock County
      • KY 334 from the 11.3 mm at Muddy Gut Road to the 14.5-mm.
    • Henderson County
      • KY 136 from the 0 to 5-mm
      • KY 268 from 0 to 1-mm
      • KY 3522 at Ellis Park
    • Union County
      • KY 130 from the 15.7 to 16-mm
      • KY 667 from the 1 to 11-mm
      • KY 871 from the 3.5 to 5.6-mm
      • KY 1452 from the 0 to 1.9-mm
      • KY 1637 from the 0 to 2.9-mm
    KYTC’s road project schedule for the week of April 14-20

    UPDATE 3

    Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) say KY 268 in Henderson has now been added to the list of roads blocked due to rising flood waters.

    Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) say the roads that have reopened:

    • Henderson County
      • KY 1557 from the 2 to 3-mm.

    Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) say the roads currently blocked by water are:

    • Daviess County
      • KY 762 from the 0 to 1-mm.
      • KY 298 from the 2 and 3-mm
    • Hancock County
      • KY 334 from the 11.3-mm at Muddy Gut Road to the 14.5-mm.
    • Henderson County
      • KY 136 from the 0 to 5-mm
      • KY 268 from 0 to 1-mm
      • KY 3522 at Ellis Park
    • Union County
      • KY 130 from the 15.7 to 16-mile marker
      • KY 667 from the 1 to 11-mile marker
      • KY 1452 from the 0 to 1.9-mile marker
      • KY 1637 from the 0 to 2.9-mile marker
    Work planned near side streets along KY 54 starting this week

    UPDATE 2

    Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) say although the river levels continue to rise, water in some places has already begun to recede.

    KYTC notes that KY 1557 in Henderson County has now reopened to traffic.

    KYTC says the following roads have reopened:

    • Henderson County
      • KY 1557 from the 2 to 3-mm.

    KYTC says the following roads currently blocked by water:

    • Daviess County
      • KY 762 from the 0 to 1-mm.
      • KY 298 from the 2 and 3-mm
    • Hancock County
      • KY 334 from the 11.3-mm at Muddy Gut Road to the 14.5-mm.
    • Henderson County
      • KY 136 from the 0 to 5-mile marker
      • KY 3522 at Ellis Park
    • Union County
      • KY 130 from the 15.7 to 16-mile marker
      • KY 667 from the 1 to 11-mile marker
      • KY 1452 from the 0 to 1.9-mile marker
      • KY 1637 from the 0 to 2.9-mile marker
    New KY 416 bridge will open to traffic this afternoon

    UPDATE 1

    Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) say water is on the rise again following overnight rainfall.

    Officials say as of 11 a.m., two roads in Daviess County have now been blocked by flood water.

    KYTC says these are the roads currently blocked by water:

    • Daviess County
      • KY 762 from the 0 to 1-mm.
      • KY 298 from the 2 and 3-mm
    • Hancock County
      • KY 334 from the 11.3-mm at Muddy Gut Road to the 14.5-mm.
    • Henderson County
      • KY 136 from the 0 to 5-mile marker
      • KY 1557 from the 2 to 3-mm.
      • KY 3522 at Ellis Park
    • Union County
      • KY 130 from the 15.7 to 16-mile marker
      • KY 667 from the 1 to 11-mile marker
      • KY 1452 from the 0 to 1.9-mile marker
      • KY 1637 from the 0 to 2.9-mile marker

    ORIGINAL

    Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) say water is on the rise again following overnight rainfall, resulting in a new road being added to the list of those blocked by flood water.

    The KYTC says KY 1557 between the 2 and 3-mile makers has now been closed due to flooding.

    KYTC’s high water report for April 16, 2024

    Officials say these roads are currently blocked by water:

    • Hancock County
      • KY 334 from the 11.3-mm at Muddy Gut Road to the 14.5-mm.
    • Henderson County
      • KY 136 from the 0 to 5-mile marker
      • KY 1557 from the 2 to 3-mm.
      • KY 3522 at Ellis Park
    • Union County
      • KY 130 from the 15.7 to 16-mile marker
      • KY 667 from the 1 to 11-mile marker
      • KY 1452 from the 0 to 1.9-mile marker
      • KY 1637 from the 0 to 2.9-mile marker
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