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MOUNT VERNON - The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Knox County this week. All outlined work is weather permitting.

State Route 13 road widening and related work -- This project includes roadway widening and other upgrades on SR 13 between James Street and Franklin Street. Estimated project completion is Nov. 30.

New impacts: Beginning Tuesday, July 6, southbound traffic on SR 13/Sandusky St. will be detoured by way of SR 95 WB to SR 314 SB to SR 229 EB for roadway construction on SR 13/Sandusky St. between Franklin St. and James St. One-way northbound SR 13/Sandusky St. traffic will be maintained through the project.

At the same time, Belmont Avenue will be closed at SR 13/Sandusky Street as well. The detour for the Belmont Avenue closure will be Cassil Street to Sunset Street.

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