Mudslide blocks South Williamson highway

A mudslide has blocked a Pike County highway.

Turkey Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Matthew Cline tells Mountain Top News that a significant mudslide has blocked an area of Central Avenue-Ky. Highway 292 West in the South Williamson Area. The slide is located near the 1100 Block of Central Avenue-Ky. 292 near State Electric Supply Company.

All lanes of traffic are blocked on Central Avenue and travelers are urged to avoid the area and find alternate routes around the slide. Fire department personnel are at the scene, Cline says, and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet personnel have been notified.

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