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UPDATE: Roadway Reopens After Mudslide In Maggoffin Co.

Posted at 7:28 PM, Feb 12, 2019
Photo courtesy of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

MAGGOFFIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Magoffin County said Tuesday evening that a major roadway has reopened after a massive mudslide caused by heavy rains.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Kentucky Highway 7 was shut down after mud and trees took down power lines before spilling into the roadway.

The damage was centered south of Salyersville on the KY 7 north of Kentucky Highway 1766, or Puncheon Road.