Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Holidays 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Social visitors will not be processed before 8:00 a.m.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Visitors will not be
processed after 2:00 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
Inmates will not be called to the Visiting Room between 9:30
a.m. and the completion of the 10:00 a.m. count.
USP Big Sandy is located at 1197 Airport Rd, Inez, Kentucky.
Located between Prestonburg and Paintsville, Kentucky.
Directions from Interstate 64: From the following areas:
Ashland, KY, Huntington, WV, and the Ohio area, travel
Interstate 64 to Kentucky Exit 191 to Route 23 South. Follow
23 South for approximately 38 miles until you reach Route
645. Turn left onto Route 645 South and travel approximately
11 miles until you reach Route 3. Turn right onto Route 3
and travel for approximately 10 miles until you reach Airport
Road. Turn left onto Airport Road and follow signs to the
Directions from 23 (Southern Kentucky): From the following
area: Prestonsburg, KY, and Pikeville, KY, travel Route 23
North from Prestonsburg approximately 5 miles to Route 3
North, turn right on Route 3 traveling approximately 10 miles
to Airport Road. Turn right onto Airport Road and follow
signs to the institution.
Taxi service for the immediate Martin County area – D & B Taxi (606) 298-0022.
No bus or airline service exists in the immediate area. The closest major airports are located in Huntington, WV, Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH.
The institution’s telephone number is 606-433-2400.
Visitors will be expected to wear clothing which is within the bounds of good taste. Visitors will not be allowed to wear lowcut or see-through clothing, tube or tank tops, backless clothing, camouflage, khaki, or green-colored clothing, slits in dresses above the bend of the knee, or any other apparel of a suggestive or revealing nature (e.g., skin tight clothing, mini skirts, short culottes or sleeveless clothing). Dresses and skirts must be knee length. Shorts will not be allowed for visitors over the age of sixteen. Nylon jogging suits are allowed to be worn. The Operations Lieutenant or Institution Duty Officer will be consulted prior to denying a visitor entry into the institution because of his/her attire.