Boone County bridge closed after failed inspection

BOONE COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - A Boone County bridge is closed after an inspection showed deterioration.

Short Richardson Road is closed to through traffic until bridge repairs are scheduled. The bridge, which crosses over the CSX Railroad and Short Richardson Road, is approximately .25 miles from US 25 in Boone County.

A bridge inspection showed deterioration in one of the support beams.

Motorists can use US 25 (Dixie Highway) to Industrial Road as a detour in Boone County. Vehicles coming from Kenton County can take Turkeyfoot Road to Industrial Road.

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