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Mountain Parkway’s Restaurant Row project in Salyersville now fully open to traffic

After three years of construction, the new four-lane segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion running through Salyersville’s Restaurant Row is now fully open to traffic. Restaurant Row marks the second section of the Parkway to be completed under the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Mountain Parkway Expansion. “In the coming months, crews will be working on smaller finishing touches along Restaurant...

Second phase of Mountain Parkway expansion is now complete, say state transportation officials

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today State transportation officials on Wednesday announced completion of the second phase of a project to widen and lengthen the Mountain Parkway in eastern Kentucky. After three years of construction, the new four-lane segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion running through Salyersville’s Restaurant Row is now fully open to traffic. Kentucky Today photoThe Restaurant Row...

Major Mountain Parkway restaurant row project in Salyersville nears start of construction

The first extension of the Mountain Parkway in more than a half century will begin soon as contractors start to widen the roadway through Salyersville’s Restaurant Row. The 2.4-mile project will improve safety and ease mobility through the busiest and most visible stretch of roadway along the Mountain Parkway corridor. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a construction contract...