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Construction equipment to cross parkway through the summer, be prepared to stop on the Nunn Parkway
Posted: 1-Jun-2010 8:16PM CDT
From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 3:
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – (May 21, 2010) The Department of Highways District 3 Office advises motorists to be aware of construction vehicles crossing the Louie B. Nunn Parkway at mile marker 15.25 beginning Tuesday morning, weather permitting. This crossing is east of Exit 14 (KY 90).
This crossing is not at an interchange but is in the middle of on-going construction for the eastern section of the Glasgow Outer Loop. The vehicle crossings are necessary for interchange work on the south side of the parkway and will continue through the summer.
Dump trucks and other heavy equipment vehicles will be flagged across BOTH directions of the Nunn Parkway during daylight hours.
Traffic will be brought to a stop in each direction during these crossovers.
Motorists are advised to watch for flaggers, reduce their speed and be prepared to come to a complete stop at this location.
Work on Glasgow Outer Loop to Impact Cumberland Parkway Traffic
Posted: 18-Aug-2009 12:40AM CDT
From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 3 on August 9, 2009:
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. KYTC crews have pushed traffic down to one lane in each direction on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway in preparation for bridge pier construction.
Both directions of the Nunn Parkway will be pushed down to one lane around the clock at mile marker 15-16 for the next 45 days. The lane closures are approximately 2,000 feet in length and will allow crews to begin work on the interchange for the Glasgow Outer Loop.
The third section of the outer loop was awarded to Hinkle Contracting in June for $13,730,000 and is tentatively scheduled for completion in the spring of 2011.
Motorists are advised to use caution and pay attention to signage while traveling through this work zone. The speed limit in this area has been reduced to 55 mph.
New Glasgow Outer Loop Named in Honor of Veterans; Opens to Traffic Dec. 15
Posted: 5-Dec-2004 8:10PM CST
The nearly completed Glasgow Outer Loop has been officially named the Veterans Outer Loop. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the route was held on Dec. 2.
More information: Glasgow Daily Times: New road to be named Veterans Outer Loop (Nov. 28, 2004) , Glasgow Daily Times: Outer Loop ribbon cutting Thursday (Nov. 28, 2004) , WBKO 13: Veterans Outer Loop Scheduled to Open (Dec. 3, 2004) , Glasgow Daily Times: Ribbon cutting opens first section of new outer loop (Dec. 3, 2004)
(Updated, Dec. 22) The Outer Loop opened to traffic on December 15.
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