Interstate getting reworked over winter
by Jake Lowary --
Oct 05, 2005 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Interstate 24 through Trigg County and Christian County will be getting a facelift this winter and open in time for Memorial Day.

An 11-mile stretch of the highway from approximately exit 65 in Trigg County to mile point 76 in Christian County will ride like new, according to a release from the Transportation Cabinet.

“The process extends the life of the existing concrete pavement by about 10 years and raises it to the ride quality of a new surface,” the release said,

The diamond-cutting process that will be used grinds down the existing bumps, making the drivability closer to a new surface.

The project was slated at just over $5 million, with the contract going to Westgate Construction, of Hopkinsville. Work has already begun and is expected to continue through May 2006.

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