The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that a portion of U.S. 421 at between the milepoints of 8.128 (intersection with Clay/Leslie Industrial Park Road), and 9.114 (intersection with Right Fork Billys Branch Road) in Clay County will be closed beginning Wednesday, July 17, and is expected to conclude Friday, July 19.

The road closure will be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day, and is necessary to allow crews to perform multiple cross drain replacements.

KYTC asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expect delays and utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.

The date, time, and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Motorists can access travel and traffic conditions at or contribute their own reports at or via the Waze mobile application. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at or by following us on Twitter at

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