Road Report

KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

COVINGTON, Ky. (December 6, 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:
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 Road Report


Boone County

KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) Starting December 6, construction crews will begin clearing trees and excavating along the corridor from approximately 2000 feet west of Old Union Road to the I-71/75 east side entrance/exit ramps. Motorists should be aware of possible lane closures during non-peak traffic time. Lane closures will not take place during peak travel times of 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should watch for crews, flaggers, equipment when travelling in the work zone.

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.   

Campbell County

KY 1998 (Pooles Creek Road) –  KY 1998 (Poole’s Creek Road) is closed to thru traffic weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a slide repair project. The work zone will be located at MP 0.30 (347 Poole’s Creek Road) and barricades will be placed at Darlas Drive and St John’s Lane. Local traffic will be maintained. Project is expected to be completed by December 9th but work is weather dependent.

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. York Street (US 27) is closed between 3rd Street and 4th Street. Traffic travelling to US 27 south via York Street should follow the signed detour East on 3rd Street, then south onto Monmouth Street; traffic will then turn right onto Westbound 4th Street and the detour will end at the intersection of 4th Street and York 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 almost complete on the section between Lowell Street between 9th Street and KY 9 (12th Street).  This section is open, but drivers should still be alert in the work zone as crews finish project.

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.

Carroll County

US 42 (9.9 – 13.2 mile-marker)A widening project on US 42 from Four Mile road to the Ghent city limits is in progress. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Estimated completion November 17, 2017.

Pendleton County

KY 330 (Falmouth-Morgan Road) – 8.6 mile-markerA bridge replacement project is in progress on the KY 330 bridge over Short Creek. Motorists should be alert when entering the work zone. Estimated completion is June 2017.
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. Navigate traffic with GoKY or via Waze on your smartphone!
  10. You can get District 6 road construction updates on Follow KYTCDistrict6 on our Facebook page at or on our Twitter page at
  11. Knowing where the construction zones are prior to the trip can minimize frustration and delays.
  12. 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.