KIRKSEY — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to perform milling and paving operations on a highway near the Calloway/Marshall county line, beginning Friday. 

KYTC District 1 Public Information Officer Keith Todd said Wednesday that the work is slated for a section along KY 299 (Kirksey Highway) in southern Marshall County. 

Todd said the work zone is along KY 299 from mile point 0.0 at the Marshall/Calloway line, extending to the intersection of KY 402 (Brewers Highway) at mile point 1.04. Jim Smith Contracting is the prime contractor on this project that is valued at $99,474. 

This improvement project is expected to take two to three days to complete. 

Todd said motorists should be alert for one-lane traffic with alternating flow controlled by flaggers Appropriate caution is required. 

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