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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (March 26, 2015) - 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 underlined/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.
 

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BOONE/KENTON/CAMPBELL COUNTIES INTERSTATES - A guardrail project will be begin Sunday, March 29th through Friday, April 3rd. Crews will be removing and installing guardrail and end treatments at various locations on I-75, I-275, and I-471. Work will be performed nightly from 8 PM to 4 AM. Watch for lane closures and crews.

Boone County

Camp Ernst Road (KY 237) from Rogers Lane to Golf Club DriveTraffic is in its permanent alignment. Work is suspended until spring 2015.

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.

Campbell County

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.

Carroll County

I-71 NB/SB bridges over the Kentucky River (44 mile-marker) Beginning Wednesday March 4th, a bridge painting and repair project will begin 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.

Gallatin County

KY 1039 (Markand Dam) 6.6 mile-marker – A bridge repair project is in progress on the Markland Dam. Contractors are currently conducting repair work underneath the structure which will not interfere with traffic. When operations move to the bridge deck, lanes closure will be needed. Motorist should be aware of crews, equipment and lane closures. Work will be complete in March 2015.

​Grant County

I-75 NB/SB (152.4 - 166.3 mile-marker) Construction is in progress for the pavement removal and replacement project located between the 152.4 and 166.3 mile points both northbound and southbound. There will be several areas of construction with single and double lane closures and night-time work, through Grant County. Motorists are reminded to be alert and maintain a safe speed limit through the work zone. Work will continue into the summer 2015.

Harrison County

KY 356 (White Oak Pike) 8.7 - 14.5 mile-marker – Corrective work still needs to be done on sections of KY 356 in Harrison County. The area between the bypass (US 62) and the intersection of KY 36 and KY 356, at the bridge, this area will remain an active construction zone throughout the winter, as the City Of Cynthiana replaces the side-walk along both sides of the KY 356 to Fifth Street. Please be aware that contractors may continue to work along this route during the winter (weather permitting) with possible lane closures in place during any work, please use caution and watch for personnel, construction trucks and equipment in these areas.

Kenton County

Dudley Road - Construction from Winding Trails to Sperti Drive continues. Dudley Road, within the construction zone, anticipates being open to traffic by Christmas. Business and residential access will be provided during the entire construction project. Final surface will take place in the spring 2015 to complete the project.

Kenton County

Taylor Mill Road – Middle Section - KY 16 (From Sunbrite to Blackstone) This Friday and possibly Saturday, March 27th and March 28th, KY 16 will be closed from the intersection of Taylor Creek Drive and Old Taylor Mill Road between the hours of 9 AM and 2 PM for a concrete deck pour on the new bridge. Motorists should follow the detour onto Old Taylor Mill Road during the closure. Work is weather dependent. Anticipated completion is summer 2015.

Robertson County

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.
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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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