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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (June 28, 2016) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 would like the public to be aware of the following conditions and/or operations that are being reported for highways in District Six.  Changes and/or additions from last report are in red. Motorists should be aware of possible delays or lane closures on the following projects:
 
 
** Remember - You can get Northern Kentucky road construction updates on http://transportation.ky.gov/district-6/Pages/default.aspx. You can also call 511 or go to www.511.ky.gov  for Kentucky traffic and travel information.
 

 Road Report

 

Boone County

KY 20 over Woolper Creek Construction is in progress on a new bridge structure on KY 20 over Woolper Creek in Boone County. Motorists travelling on KY 20 within the vicinity of Woolper Creek should watch for construction activities and use caution while travelling through the work zone. The project is scheduled to be complete by June 1, 2017.

Boone County

Mall Road I-75 Southbound Ramp – Construction is in progress on a new I-75 southbound ramp from Mall Road. Motorists traveling from KY 18 to I-75 southbound and from Mall Road to I-75 NB should watch for shoulder closures and work zone operations.

Boone County

KY 18 (Shaun Alexander Way and Burlington Pike) A traffic signal rebuild is in progress at the intersection of Shaun Alexander Way and Burlington Pike near Boone County High School. Motorists and pedestrians should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

Bracken County

Long Stretch Road (CR 1023) –  Long Stretch Road near Augusta will be closed to through traffic for bridge replacement project at Turtle Creek. Signs and barricades will be in place warning of the closure. The new structure will be complete the end of August, 2016.

Campbell County

KY 1996 (Stephens Branch Road) – 0.259 mile-marker – Work is in progress on a bridge replacement project on KY 1996 between KY 1121 and KY 10. KY 1996 is closed to through traffic between KY 1121 and KY 10. Barricades and a signed detour will be in place using KY 1121 and KY 10. The closure is scheduled to last until end of July.  

Campbell County

KY 1120 (Memorial Parkway) Bridge over I-471 (1.4 – 1.6 mile-marker) - A bridge restoration project that includes installing a sidewalk is in progress. The  KY 1120 (Memorial Parkway)  bridge is closed to motorists and pedestrians until August 15.  Motorists should plan accordingly by allowing extra travel time or finding an alternate route. The project is expected to be complete mid-August 2016.

Campbell County

KY 2921 (Washington Trace Road) – 0.47 mile-marker – The KY 2921 is closed to thru traffic for a bridge replacement over a Branch of Twelve Mile Creek. Barricades and a signed detour will be in place using KY 1566 (Oneonta Road) to KY 8 to KY 2921. The closure is scheduled to last for 60 days.

Campbell County

US 27 in Highland HeightsA pavement repair project is in progress on US 27. Work will take place from Ripple Creek Road extending north to the intersection with I-471. During daytime hours, half mile lane closures will be in place as the grinding and sealing process begins. Sporadic lanes closures will remain until the project is complete.  Motorists and pedestrians should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

Campbell County

KY 9 Expansion - Newport Construction is in progress on a new alignment between 5th Street and the Taylor Southgate Bridge. The new section of roadway will consist of 2 roundabouts and a new road connecting them. This project is the northern-most phase in a multi-phase plan to reroute the KY 9 corridor from Wilder all the way to the riverfront.  3rd Street in Newport is closed between York Street (US 27) and Columbia Street. Traffic should follow the signed detour South on York Street (US 27) and then turn West onto 4th Street (KY 8) to Columbia Street. Access to Riverboat Row and B.B. Riverboats via Columbia Street flood wall gate will remain open to traffic.

Campbell County

KY 9 Expansion - Newport – South Section - Construction is in progress along Lowell Street between 9th Street and KY 9 (12th Street). Traffic patterns are changed at the 12th Street and Lowell Street/new KY 9 intersection. 12th Street will be completely closed at Lowell Street/KY 9. Motorists should follow the signed detour for KY 9. Drivers should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

Campbell County

Johns Hill Road (KY 2345) Connector to Three Mile Road (KY 2238)Construction is in progress on a new connector road between Johns Hill Road (KY 2345) and Three Mile Road (KY 2238). This new connector road will be adjacent to the NKU campus. Construction will take place in several phases, which will require various lane closures, lane shifts and detours. Motorists and pedestrians should pay attention to all construction and traffic signage, and be prepared for alternate traffic routes.

Campbell County

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.

Carroll County

US 42 (Highland Ave)Traffic signal rebuild is in progress at the intersection of US 42 (Highland Ave) and KY 320 (11th Street) near Carroll County Hospital. Motorists and pedestrians should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

Gallatin County

Little Sugar Creek Road (CR 1001)A bridge replacement project 1.100 mile south of US 42. Little Sugar Creek Road will be closed to thru traffic beginning April 4, 2016. Estimated completion is July 31, 2016.

Harrison County

KY 36 (Williamstown-Cynthiana Road) 12.3 to 12.7 mile-marker - KY 36 Bridge Replacement over Mill Creek has begun. A temporary traffic signal is in place within the work zone to allow for the construction of the new roadway alignment. One-way traffic will be maintained in the work zone until the project is complete. Drivers should exercise caution and watch for traffic devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone, work is weather dependent and completion date is the summer 2016.

Kenton County

KY 2045 (Pruett Road) over Decoursey Creek Construction will begin on a new bridge on KY 2045 (Pruett Road) over Decoursey Creek near the junction of KY 2044 (Marshall Road) in Kenton County. KY 2045 (Pruett Road) is closed to through traffic until the project is completed August 1, 2016. A signed detour will be in place.

Kenton County

  I-71/I-75 NB (184.7 – 186.9 mile-marker) – An interstate rehabilitation project is in progress on I-71/I-75 from the I-275 interchange to just south of US 25 (Exit 188). Crews are performing prep work that will allow for removing the old northbound pavement and replacing it with new concrete pavement. Lane closures can be expected on northbound and southbound I-71/I-75 during weekends and off-peak periods. Additional Delays can be expected when lane closures are in place. Drivers should exercise extreme caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. The completion date for this project is November 2016. Work is weather dependent.

•  I-275 EB (Exit 84) – Lane restrictions may be encountered on EB I-275 at the exit to I-71/I-75 (Exit 84). Lane restrictions may extend throughout the length of the ramp entering NB I-71/I-75. Delays can be expected when restrictions are in place. Drivers should exercise extreme caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Work is weather dependent.

Owen County

US 127 (14 – 15.3 mile-marker) - US 127 (14 – 15.3 mile-marker) - A pavement rehabilitation project is in progress on US 127 in Owenton, Kentucky. The project goes from Duke Avenue extending north of KY 3095 (Ellis Road). US 127 (Main Street) will reopen on Tuesday, June 28.

- On Monday, July 11, East Adair St (KY 1287) will be closed at the intersection of US 127. Motorist will access East Adair from Ellis Rd (KY 3095) or Old Sweet Owen Rd (KY 1287). This closure will last approximately 5 days. West Adair St will remain open. US 127 (Main St) will be reduced to one lane at the Adair St intersection. A temporary signal will be in place.

- During fair week (July 17 - July 23) there are no plans for lane closures.

- On Monday, July 25, West Adair St will be closed at the intersection of US 127. Motorist will access West Adair from Seminary St. This closure will last approximately 5 days. East Adair St (KY 1287) will remain open. US 127 (Main St) will be reduced to one lane at the Adair St intersection. A temporary signal will be in place.

  Diamond grinding will be performed at a later date on the older section at the cemetery and the new section just completed.

The completion for the project is mid-October 2016.

Pendleton County

KY 9 (AA Highway) 0 – 4.3 mile-markerA Chip-Seal pavement project will begin Thursday, June 30 – Friday, July 1 on KY 9 (AA Highway) and then resume July 5 - 6. Crews will be working during daytime hours. Motorists should watch for flaggers, crews, equipment and lane closures during this project. Expect delays.

Pendleton County

KY 154 (Carntown Road)Beginning Monday, June 27 through Friday July 1, 2016, KY 154 (Carntown Road) between KY 10 and KY 9 will be closed to thru traffic for a culvert replacement project. The closure will take between 9 AM and 3:00 PM. Motorists will need to seek an alternate route.

Pendleton County

KY 3185 (Butler-Greenwood Road) 1.5 mile-marker - KY 3185 is closed to thru traffic for bridge replacement work over Lick Creek (MP 1.585). Barricades and signs showing the detour around the road closure will be in place. The closure is scheduled to last until mid-July 2016.
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The KYTC offers the following tips for motorists when they approach a work zone:
 
  1. Expect the unexpected.
  2. Slow down.
  3. Don’t tailgate. Keep a safe distance between you and the car ahead of you.
  4. Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the construction workers and equipment.
  5. Pay attention to the signs.
  6. Obey road crew flaggers.
  7. Stay alert and minimize distractions.
  8. Keep up with the traffic flow.
  9. Schedule enough time and call 511 or go to www.511.ky.gov for Kentucky traffic and travel information or follow KYTCDistrict6 our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/KYTC.District6.  Knowing where the construction zones are prior to the trip can minimize frustration and delays.
  10. Be patient and stay calm.
 
Remember construction and maintenance activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions, emergencies, and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet appreciates your patience during the construction process.
 
Motorists are urged to use caution in work areas, and to be alert for flaggers, workers, and equipment which may block a portion of the roadway, and other items of concern in work zones.  Motorists are asked to pay careful attention to warning signs alerting them of the roadwork and obey work zone speed limits where applicable.
 
For the latest up to date information on road conditions throughout Kentucky, motorists can dial 511.
 
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