Columbus, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will close Kentucky Highway 80 in the Columbus area of Hickman County today beginning after this morning's school bus run. The highway will be closed between the 2 and 3 mile markers to allow Hickman County Highway Maintenance to replace 3 cross drains. Engineers believe the work can be completed today, but some work may be required at the site tomorrow.
Anyone travelling KY 80 in the Columbus area should make alternative travel plans. The roadway is expected to re-open by 3:30 this afternoon.