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Press Release
Andrea Clifford
Information Officer
District5
502-210-5403– Office
502-262-0777- Cell 
Lane closures on KY 55 in Shelby County beginning May 7
Roadway will be reduced to one lane for widening
 
Louisville, KY (May 2, 2012) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that KY 55 in Shelby County will be reduced to one lane between Interstate 64 and Breighton Boulevard (mile points 6.2 and 6.5).  Contract crews will be widening and paving KY 55 as part of the interchange improvements with the Interstate 64 widening project.    
 
KY 55 will be reduced to one lane beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7.  Weather permitting, all lanes will be reopened to traffic by 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10.  Contractor personnel will manually direct traffic through the work zone using flags.
 
Louisville Paving Company was awarded the contract for the I-64 widening project in the amount of $37.5 million.  Construction is scheduled for completion by April 30, 2014.
 
The starting date and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur.  Dial 511 or log on to 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  You can also get traffic information for the District 5 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict5.
 
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