Road Report

KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

COVINGTON, Ky. (November 17, 2014) - 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:
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Boone County

US 42/Mall Road Intersection (13.9 -14.4 mile-marker) from Bentley Drive to Ewing Blvd:

• Periodic lane closures may occur as needed on Eastbound and Westbound US 42/127.
• Various traffic impacts will continue through November.
In addition to these closures, starting Sunday, November 9th beginning at 6:00 AM until 8:00 PM, east and westbound US 42/127 will be restricted to a single through lane from Ockerman Drive to Scott Street.
• Watch for flaggers, trucks and construction equipment entering and exiting the Highway.
Nightly lane closures on Eastbound or Westbound US 42/127 from 7:00 PM until 5:00 AM from Scott Street to the I-75 overpass.
Possible intermittent daytime lane closures during non-peak hours.
In addition to these closures, starting Sunday, November 9th beginning at 6:00 AM until 8:00 PM, east and westbound US 42/127 will be restricted to a single through lane from Ockerman Drive to Scott Street.
• Watch for flaggers and trucks entering and exiting the highway.

Boone County

KY 1292 (Beaver Road) 2 - 3 mile-markerA slide repair project on KY 1292 (Beaver Road) is scheduled to start on November 3rd. Work will take place during daytime hours. Use caution when traveling through the work zone and watch for flaggers. Work is expected to be completed by November 14th.

Boone County

Camp Ernst Road (KY 237) from Rogers Lane to Golf Club DriveAs construction continues on this project, please watch for flaggers and for trucks entering and leaving the highway. The new SPUI intersection of KY 237 and KY 18 is now fully operational. All traffic on KY 18 that would like to proceed to KY 237 should use the exit ramps on the right. Traffic on KY 237 that would like to continue onto KY 18 should use the ramps at the new signalized intersection at the bridge. Patrick Drive is now open from KY 237 to Burgundy Hill for through traffic. If you would like to see a video to display how a SPUI intersection works, please copy and paste the following link into your internet browser:

Boone County

KY 18 (0 – 16.6 mile-marker), KY 14 (0 – 8.8 mile-marker), KY 16 (0 – 3.3 mile-marker), US 42 (0 - 15 mile-marker) - There will be various lane closures on these sections of roadway in Boone County beginning October 28, 2014. Workers will be replacing various roadway signs. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution in the work zone area. Work will be performed from 7 AM until 5 PM daily.

Boone and Kenton Counties

US 25 (Dixie Highway) - Beginning the week of September 1, 2014 – the Northern Kentucky Water District will begin an extensive project to line existing water main service along US 25 (Dixie Highway) from Price Avenue to Turfway Road crossing through Kenton and Boone Counties including the cities of Erlanger, Elsmere and Florence. The project will be completed in phases and is scheduled to complete in November of 2014. During this time, motorists can expect lane closures in the SB direction of US 25. Delays may be possible so please plan accordingly. Bus stops will be affected in this area. Please contact TANK at (859) 331-8265 for any possible stop location changes. Any questions regarding water service should be directed to the Northern Kentucky Water District at (859) 578-9898.

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.

Gallatin County

KY 1039 (Markand Dam) 6.6 mile-markerBeginning the week of November 10, 2014, a bridge repair project will begin on the Markland Dam. Contractors will begin 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.

​Gallatin County

I-71 NB 59.4 mile-marker Beginning the week of November 10, 2014, northbound I-71 will be restricted to one lane near the 59.4 mile-marker while construction crews perform repair work on the KY 465 bridge. Work is weather dependent; anticipated completion date is December 8, 2015.

Grant County

I-75 NB/SBConstruction is in progress on an interstate repair project located between the 152.4 and 166.3 mile points both northbound and southbound. Construction locations will vary along this corridor as the project progresses. Work is anticipated to occur during, both, daytime and nighttime hours. Pavement removal and replacement operations will be performed through the end of November 2014. Traffic loops and pavement trenching are anticipated to be installed through the winter months, weather dependent. Pavement patching performed this construction season is only temporary in nature with the final asphalt surface to be applied in the Spring/Summer of 2015. Motorists should be aware of lane closures, equipment and crews. The speed limit has been reduced/posted to 55 mph both northbound and southbound between the 152.4 and 166.3 mile points.

Kenton County

Taylor Mill Road – Middle Section - KY 16 (From Sunbrite to Blackstone)Traffic has been switched onto new pavement from Sunbrite Drive to new road Pride Parkway. Old Taylor Mill Road in now open to thru traffic. Northbound KY 16 turns into Old Taylor Mill Road (Pride Parkway) at Heathermoor Blvd. To continue North on KY 16, traffic will have to make a right turn opposite of Heathermoor Blvd. Southbound KY 16 traffic approaching the new road will encounter a left turn movement at the intersection with Old Taylor Mill Road (Pride Parkway) near Heathermoor Blvd. The new intersection of KY 16 and Old Taylor Mill Road (Pride Parkway) will not be signalized. Robertson Road will remain closed to thru traffic between house #864 and house #865 Robertson Road where the new KY 16 is being constructed. Local residents from House #828 to #864 Robertson Road 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. 

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.
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 for Kentucky traffic and travel information or follow KYTCDistrict6 our Facebook page at  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.