Road closings

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Two county roads will be closed due to construction projects.

U.S. 42 at the Kentucky Utilities Ghent power plant will be closed for a 12-hour period this week to allow for installation of a pipe bridge over the road. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the road will be closed from 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26 until 7 a.m. on Thursday Sept. 27. He said KU has agreed to work with the contractor to allow the school bus through the area if the road is still closed when it runs that morning.

Hwy. 47, the Ghent-Sanders Road will be closed to through traffic beginning Saturday, Oct. 6-Sunday, Oct. 14 while crews install an aluminum box culvert pipe at the 6 mile marker. This area is in between Sharon Road and Ghent – Eagle Road. The closure will take place during the week of fall break. A signed detour will be in place. Motorists can take Hwy. 1112 to Hwy. 36 to Hwy. 2984.