KY 20 in Boone Co., Ky closed after mudslide near Hwy 8 -, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

UPDATED: Mudslide closes Boone Co. highway for many weeks

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A mudslide closes part of a Boone County highway.

Early Tuesday morning, dispatchers reported that Highway 20, a.k.a. Mile Hill Road, was closed between KY 8 and KY 212 due to a mudslide.

That mudslide caused a tree to fall across the road, blocking traffic.

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet first thought the road would be back open this Friday but a closer assessment determined the clean up will take several weeks.

During this time, motorists should seek alternate routes.

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