Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Washouts block neighboring county highway

UPDATE, 3:45 p.m.: According to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd, there was water over the road only. There was no washout and the road is now open.

ORIGINAL: Ky. 139 is blocked in Caldwell County between Princeton and Fredonia due to a washout.

Emergency Management reports a severe downpour moved through the area. The rush of water has caused a washout estimated to be along Ky. 139 around the 17-mile marker.

Ky. 139 is blocked at this time.