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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2017) - 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

I-75 NB and SB (175 – 184 mile-marker) – An interstate patching project is planned for various locations along I-75 between Donaldson Road and Richwood Road, both northbound and southbound. The work will be done during nighttime hours between 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Friday and 8 p.m. until 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The project will start on Sunday, October 22 at 8 p.m. The work will be complete by Monday morning, October 30. Motorists should watch for crews and lane closures.

Boone County

KY 237 (North Bend Road)A resurfacing project is in progress on KY 237 between Limaburg Road and Litton Lane. Lane closures will be in place at times so motorists should exercise caution when travelling the work zone. Slow traffic and possible delays should be expected.

​Boone County

I-75 NB and SB (170 mile-marker) - CSX railroad will be doing work on the bridge over I-75. There will be nightly lane closures from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday both SB ad NB. The speed limit will be 55 MPH during these hours. The work is anticipated to be complete by October 31.

Boone County

KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) – Work continues on the KY 536 corridor in Boone County extending from Old Union Road to I-75.  Lane closures on US 42 will continue intermittently during non-peak hours between Mt. Zion Road and Frogtown Road. Motorists should exercise caution when travelling the work zone; the posted speed limit is 35 MPH. Slow traffic and possible delays should be expected.

Bracken County

KY 19 (Milford-Powersville Road) 5.5 – 7.7 mile marker A resurfacing project on KY 19 (Milford-Powersville Road) from Chaney Road extending north to KY 165 is scheduled to begin the week of October 23rd. Motorist should watch for lane closures with flaggers on each end of the work zone to control traffic during working hours. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending. This project has a November 15th, 2017 completion date.

KY 1109 (Western Hills Road) 0.0 – 2.2 mile markerA resurfacing project on KY 1109 (Western Hills Road) from KY 10 extending north to Cox Lane is scheduled to begin the week of October 23rd. Motorist should watch for lane closures with flaggers on each end of the work zone to control traffic during working hours. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending. This project has a November 30th, 2017 completion date.

KY 875 (Bridgetown Road) 3.5 – 6.2 mile marker A resurfacing project on KY 875 (Bridgeville Road) from 3.5 mile-marker extending north to KY 10 is scheduled to begin the week of October 30th. Motorist should watch for lane closures with flaggers on each end of the work zone to control traffic during working hours. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending. This project has a November 30th, 2017 completion date.

Bracken County

KY 435 (Minerva Road) at 3.9 mile-markerA slide repair project on KY 435 (Minerva Road) will begin Wednesday, October 18. The road will be closed to through traffic during daylight hours of 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. during weekdays. Motorists should find an alternate route. Project is projected to be complete by Oct 25.​

Bracken County

KY 22 (Falmouth-Neave Road) 0 – 4.3 mile-markerA highway safety improvement project is scheduled to begin in October that will improve shoulders of KY 22 starting at the Pendleton County line to KY 10 at Willow. Crews will be working Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Motorists should watch for crews, equipment, flaggers and expect short delays.

​Bracken County

KY 8 (Mary Ingles Highway) – 4.3 mile-marker A bridge replacement project is in progress on KY 8 over Snag Creek. Motorists should be alert when entering the work zone. There will be a single lane closure during various working hours. The road is closed to through traffic. Motorists are encouraged to use the signed detour taking KY 8 to KY 2228 to KY 9 to KY 1109.  The project has a November completion.

Campbell County

KY 10 (Flagg Springs Pike) 4.4 – 13.6 mile-markerA highway safety improvement project is scheduled to begin in October that will improve shoulders from KY 1997 to the Pendleton County line. . Motorists should watch for crews, equipment, flaggers and expect short delays. This project will be complete by May 2018.

Campbell County

I-471A highway safety project is scheduled to begin soon on I-471. Several roadway signs will be installed on all the northbound and southbound entrance and exit ramps along the I-471 corridor. Motorist should be aware of crews and possible lane closures.

Campbell County

US 27 (16.7 – 19.5 mile-markers) - A base failure and resurfacing project on US 27 is in progress.   Work will take place from KY 471/Sunset Ave. in Highland Heights continuing north through Ft. Thomas to the I-471 ramps. Motorists need to watch for crews and lane closures. This project has a Nov. 15th completion.

Campbell County

KY 9 Expansion - Newport North Section - Construction continues on a new alignment between 5th Street and the Taylor Southgate Bridge.   Access to all residents and businesses will remain open to traffic.

New traffic pattern locations: 

1. 4th Street (KY 8 westbound) between Central Avenue and the Veterans Memorial Bridge is closed. Vehicles travelling west into Covington from 4th Street should follow the signed detour to south on Central Avenue (KY 9), then west on 5th Street through the roundabout and onto the Veterans Memorial Bridge (KY 8). Pedestrians, please be sure to use the sidewalks and sidewalk crossings in the roundabout.

2. York St. is now open to southbound traffic only from the roundabout. There are no left turns permitted from 4th Street to York St. northbound. 3rd St. will remain closed between Columbia Ave and York St. Monmouth Street will remain a 2-way traffic between 3rd St and 4th St.

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. New traffic patterns are in place on KY 2238 (Three Mile Road) and the I-275 Exit 76 ramp. KY 2238 (Three Mile Road) will be reduced to one lane south of the I-275 ramp. Traffic exiting I-275 onto SB Three Mile Road will no longer have a free flow movement when making a right turn onto Three Mile Road. Motorists will need to stop at Three Mile Road before turning right or left. Sunset Drive in Highland Heights is closed at Three Mile Road for construction of a new roundabout on Three Mile Road. This is part of the Johns Hill Road – Three Mile Road connector project. A signed detour will be posted. Motorists should use caution and pay attention to all signage.

 

Carroll County

KY 549 (Mound Hill Road) 3.2 – 4.7 mile-marker A resurfacing project on KY 549 from KY 55 extending north to Davis Lane are scheduled to begin October 25th. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending. This project has a November 30, 2017 completion date.

Carroll County

KY 227 (Carrollton-Worthville Road)A bridge maintenance project is in progress on KY 227 over Whites Run. The bridge will be reduced to one lane and a temporary signal will be in place. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion is November 15, 2017.

Carroll County

KY 1112 (Bucks Run Road) 4.2 – 8.2 mile-marker A Scrub Seal pavement treatment on KY 1112 from the KY 36 extending north to KY 47 is in progress. This process involves an emulsion application, followed by a fine layer of rock which is compacted with equipment and traffic travel for several weeks. Then the process is followed with a sealant. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending. This project has a November 30, 2017 completion date. ​

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 of the project is November 17, 2017.

Gallatin County

KY 1039 (Sparta-Indiana Road)A resurfacing project is in progress on KY 1039 from the KY 465 extending north to Markland Dam/US 42. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending.

 

 

Grant County

US 25 (Dixie Highway)Resurfacing operations from KY 2936 to KY 36 is in progress. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending.

KY 489 (Fairview Road)Resurfacing operations from KY 22 to KY 2362 will soon begin. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending.

KY 2942 (Crittenden – Mt. Zion Road)Work continues on a  resurfacing project from  from near KY 2948 north to US 25. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending.

Harrison County

KY 36 (Cynthiana-Williamstown Road)A highway safety project is in progress on KY 36. Several roadway signs will be installed along the KY 36 corridor from the Grant County line to US 27 (Main Street) in Cynthiana. Motorist should be aware of crews and possible lane closures.

Harrison County

CR 1062 (Robinson Union Road) – 3.9 mile marker - A bridge replacement project has begun on Robinson Union Road over Curry Creek. The existing road and bridge will remain open to traffic during construction with an estimated completion date of late spring 2018.

Kenton County

I-75 NorthboundA highway safety project is scheduled to begin soon on I-75 northbound. Several roadway signs will be installed on all the entrance and exit ramps along the I-75 corridor in Kenton County. Motorist should be aware of crews and possible lane closures.

Kenton County

Brent Spence Bridge – I-71/I-75 Southbound and Northbound Although the 24/7 multi-lane closures on the Brent Spence Bridge has ended, but maintenance work will continue through mid-November. Periodic lane closures will be necessary throughout November to complete work on the bridge.  Weather permitting, the following traffic impacts will take place this week as routine maintenance work continues on the Brent Spence Bridge:
 
 
~ OVERNIGHT NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES THIS THURSDAY & FRIDAY
 
  • Weather permitting, crews will close a single NORTHBOUND lane for routine maintenance starting at 9 p.m., this Thursday (Oct. 19) and Friday (Oct. 20). Double lane closures are possible after midnight. All lanes will be open for travel by 5 a.m. the following morning.

 ~ SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND

  • Weather permitting, crews will close a single SOUTHBOUND lane for routine maintenance starting at 9 p.m., this Saturday (Oct. 21). Double lane closures are possible after midnight, and are expected to continue through the day on Sunday. All lanes will be open for travel by 5 a.m., Monday.

~ OVERNIGHT NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES WILL RESUME NEXT WEEK

  •  Weather permitting, crews will close a single NORTHBOUND lane for routine maintenance starting at 9 p.m., Monday (Oct. 23) through Friday (Oct. 27). Double lane closures are possible after midnight. All lanes will be open for travel by 5 a.m., the following morning.
 
Once scheduled, information about upcoming lane closures will be posted on http://brentspence2017.org/​  and on the project's Facebook page and Twitter feed. Plan Your Drive. Know Your Lane. 
 

 

​Kenton County

KY 536 (Visalia Bridge) over the Licking RiverA painting project on the KY 536 (Visalia Bridge) that crosses over the Licking River is in progress. Crews will be setting up a lane closure for the project. Motorists should watch for signage, closures and crews during the project. This has November 15 completion date. ​

​Pendleton County

KY 3180 (Morgan Hightower Road) 0 – 2.7 mile-marker –  A cape-seal/scrub seal with a fog seal resurfacing project on KY 3108 is in progress. Motorist should watch for lane closures with flaggers on each end of the work zone to control traffic during working hours. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending.

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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. Navigate traffic with GoKY or via Waze on your smartphone!
  10. You can get District 6 road construction updates on http://transportation.ky.gov/district-6/Pages/default.aspx. Follow KYTCDistrict6 on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/KYTC.District6 or on our Twitter page at https://twitter.com/KYTCDistrict6
  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.
 
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