KYTC report of water over roads in Benton

After heavy storms hit our area on Wednesday evening, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released numerous road closings and downed trees/power lines throughout the Lakes Area, however, in Marshall County, only one road remains shut down.

Benton-Birmingham Road in Benton is closed due to water over the road. Signs are posted.

Also, numerous trees are down throughout Benton, Hardin and Calvert City, along with water low-lying areas still in danger of washing out numerous highways.

KYTC reminds motorists to be extra cautious when traveling through the area, and DO NOT drive over a road that has water on it.