I-275 Carroll Cropper Bridge EB and WB (12.4 – 14.9 mile-marker) - A bridge deck restoration project is in progress on the I-275 Carroll Cropper Bridge. Traffic is shifted to the Southbound structure allowing for one lane of travel in each direction. Traffic will remain in this pattern for the next two to three months. Long delays should be expected. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. Anticipated completion date is November 2015.
I-71 Northbound & Southbound (69.9 – 77 mile-marker) - Shoulder closures and delays possible between mile points 69.9 and 77 due to anchor work for median cable barriers. Lane closures are possible weekdays from 3 AM until 2 PM. Speed limit in the work zone will be reduced to 55 MPH. Anticipated completion date is August 31, 2015. No work will take place over the 4th of July weekend or during race week at the Kentucky Speedway.
Riverboat Row in Newport – Riverboat Row is closed between the Chart House Restaurant and Joes Crab Shack Restaurant for extensive repairs to the underlying Taylor Creek culvert. Thru traffic will not be permitted on Riverboat Row for vehicles, bicycles or pedestrians. The intersection of Riverboat Row and Dave Cowens Drive (KY 8) will remain open at Riviera Drive; however, traffic will not be able to proceed beyond the entrances to Joes Crab Shack Restaurant and the Comfort Suites Hotel. Access for the Chart House Restaurant will be provided though the Newport “Port of Entry”. Please exercise caution and obey the traffic control devices surrounding the construction area. The project requires large equipment and large materials that will occupy the majority of the roadway. The timeline for total completion of the project and the re-opening of Riverboat Row is undetermined at this point.
KY 9 - Newport – Road work has begun along Lowell Street between 9th Street and KY 9 (12th Street). Drivers should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.
I-71 NB and SB (38.8 – 50.8) - Shoulder closures and delays possible between the 38.8 and 50 mile-marker due to anchor work for median cable barriers. Lane closures are possible weeknights from 7 PM until 7 AM. the following morning. Speed limit in the work zone will be reduced to 55 MPH. The anticipated completion date is August 15, 2015. No work will take place over the 4th of July weekend or during race week at the Kentucky Speedway.
I-71 NB/SB bridges over the Kentucky River (44 mile-marker) – Abridge painting and repair project bridge painting and repair project is in progress on the I-71 bridge over the Kentucky River. Work will be performed below the road way; however, motorists should be prepared for traffic delays and be aware of equipment and vehicles entering and leaving the median and shoulders. Temporary single lane closures will be in place from 7 PM – 7 AM during this project. The anticipated completion date is July 31, 2015.
I-75 NB/SB (152.4 - 166.3 mile-marker) – Construction continues on a pavement repair project located between the 152.4 and 166.3 mile points both northbound and southbound. This is just south of Williamstown Exit 154 and just north of Crittenden Exit 166. Night time work will take place between the hours of 7:30 PM until approximately 6:30 AM during the week. Motorists should also be aware that some work can occur during daytime hours. Construction locations will vary along this corridor for the duration of the project. Motorists should watch for lane closures, equipment and crews within the work zone. The speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH through the work zone. Anticipated completion is July 31, 2015. Road construction work is weather dependent. Expect delays. No work will take place over the 4th of July weekend or during race week at the Kentucky Speedway.
KY 8 (River Road) 0 – 6.1 mile-marker – On Thursday, July 2nd through Friday, July 10th, 2015, weekdays only, there will be a resurfacing project on KY 8 from the Boone County line to MP 6.1 (Spring Street in West Covington). Single lane closures will be in place from 9 AM – 4 PM and 7 PM – 6 AM during the project. Expect delays. Motorists and cyclists should be cautious of uneven pavement throughout construction. Work is weather dependent.
Taylor Mill Road – Middle Section - KY 16 (From Sunbrite to Blackstone) – The new bridge on Pride Parkway is now open for traffic. Traffic can cross the bridge in a temporary alignment with one lane of travel in each direction. The northern intersection of Pride Parkway with Taylor Creek Drive and Old Taylor Mill Road will be controlled with a 4-way stop. The southern intersection of Pride parkway with Old Taylor Mill Road will be controlled with a 3-way stop. The remainder of the project will not be changed; traffic will continue to proceed with one lane of travel in each direction the new pavement between Sunbrite Drive and Old Taylor Mill Road. Blackstone Court and Robertson Road will not have access to the new alignment at this time. For Robertson Road, local resident from house #828 to #864 will continue to only have access from the north intersection of Old Taylor Mill Road and Robertson Road. It is important for motorists to use caution and watch for signage and traffic control devices. Anticipated completion is summer 2015.
US 62 and KY 616 Intersection – A project is in progress to widen and improve sight distance at the Robertson County School entrance as well as the intersection of KY 616 and US 62. This work includes excavation/fill operations, utility installation, and asphalt improvements. Beware of construction equipment entering and leaving the roadway during working hours. Flagging operations may be in place to help control traffic. This project has an anticipated completion date of July 2015.