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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (May 24, 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

BOONE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS

Camp Ernst RoadOn Thursday, May 25, 2017, SD1 will begin sanitary sewer work on Camp Ernst Road between Gordon Boulevard and Pleasant Valley Road (KY 237). Motorists should watch for work crews, flaggers and equipment when traveling through the work zone. Lane closures will be in place daily (alternating one-way traffic). EXPECT DELAYS. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes. Work to continue through the end of June 2017.

Boone County

KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) - A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin soon on Gunpowder Road and US 25. Work will take place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Lane closures will be in place during construction. The project has a completion date of June 30.

US 25 (Dixie Highway) - A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin soon between KY 338 (Richwood Road) and KY 536 (Mt Zion Road). Work will take place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Lane closures will be in place during construction. The project has a completion date of June 30.

KY 842 (Houston Road) - A resurfacing project is scheduled soon for Thoroughbred Blvd and Donaldson Road. Work will take place between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Lane closures will be in place during construction. The project has a completion date of June 30.

KY 842 (Hopeful Church Road) - A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin soon for US 42 and KY 18. Lane closures will be in place during construction. The project has a completion date of June 30.

Boone County

KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) – Work will continue on the KY 536 corridor in Boone County extending from Old Union Road to I-75. Motorists should exercise caution when travelling the work zone; the posted speed limit is 35 MPH. Slow traffic and possible delays should be expected. Motorists should watch for crews, flaggers, equipment when travelling in the work zone.

Bracken County

KY 2228 (Foster Road)KY 2228 is closed to through traffic due to a truck striking the guardrail and bridge over Holts Creek. The road will be open on the KY 9 (AA Highway) end and local traffic can use the road. The state detour will be KY 154 to the KY 9 (AA Highway) to KY 1019 to KY 8. Closure will remain in place until June 1.

​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. Starting June 1, the road will be closed to traffic. A detour will be in place.  The project has a November completion.

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. As the project continues, motorists and pedestrians should pay attention to all construction and traffic signage, and be prepared for alternate traffic routes.

- Johns Hill Road (KY 2345) – As of May 8, 2017, Johns Hill Road is closed to through traffic from the bridge over I-275 to the intersection of Kenton Drive and Meadow Trail Drive to construct portions of the roundabout. A signed detour will be in place. Motorists traveling from KY 9 (AA Highway) – KY 2345 (Johns Hill Road) will be directed to KY 2238 (Three Mile Road) to University Drive to KY 2345 (Johns Hill Road). The closure will remain in place 6 – 8 weeks. Work is weather dependent.

Carroll County

KY 36 (Milton Road) - A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin May 22 from Locust Creek Bridge to the Trimble County Line. Lane closures will be in place during construction. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. The project has a completion date of June 30.

KY 389 (English Road) - A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin May 22 from L&N Railroad Crossing to Greens Bottom Road. Lane closures will be in place during construction. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. The project has a completion date of June 30.

Carroll County

KY 1112 (Whites Run Road) 2.8 mile-markerA land slide repair project is in progress on KY 1112 (Whites Run Road) at the 2.8 mile-marker. The roadway will be closed to thru traffic weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Construction is expected to take 2 weeks, but the work is weather dependent.

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.

Grant County

US 25 (3 – 10 mile-marker)Several slide repairs along US 25 from the 3 – 10 mile-marker have begun. Watch for flaggers, equipment and lane closures. Short delays are possible.  Work is weather dependent. Anticipated completion is July 15.

Harrison County

US 62 (Oddville Pike) 9.2 – 9.3 mile-markerA road and drainage improvement project is anticipated to begin May 15, 2017 on US 62. When the project begins, U.S. 62 will be closed to through traffic from North Walnut to North Church Street. Motorists are encourage to use the signed detour. This project has an August 2017 completion.

Kenton County

I-71/I-75 Southbound (185 – 188 mile-marker)WORK IS CANCELLED FOR THIS WEEKEND - Due to the forecast the bridge expansion joint replacement project on four interstate bridges along I-71/I-75 southbound in between Dixie Highway Exit 188 and the I-71/I-75/I-275 interchange has been rescheudled for Friday, June 2 at 10 p.m. until Monday, June 5 at 7 a.m. Starting at 10 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday morning, one lane will be open. From 6 a.m. Saturday to 11 p.m. Sunday, two lanes will be open for traffic. Then from 11 p.m. Sunday night until 7 a.m. Monday, June 5th, one lane will be open so that crews can remove barrier walls in the project area.  That weekend  will also require that the Buttermilk Pike Exit 186 and Buttermilk Pike entrance ramp to be closed. The project will be completed Monday morning, June 5th at 7 a.m. This weekend work will have major impacts to Southbound travel time. Motorists are encouraged to find alternate Southbound routes while this work is in progress. Work is weather dependent.

Kenton County

US 25 (Dixie Highway) 6.3 – 7.9 mile-markerA sidewalk, curb and gutter repair project is in progress on US 25 (Dixie Highway) from Hallam Ave. to Carran Drive. Work will take place during the daytime hours of 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and during the night time hours of 8 p.m. – 6 a.m., Sunday through Saturday. Once this work is complete, crews will begin the milling and resurfacing work, which will take place during the same hours listed above. This project has a June 30, 2017 completion.

Pendleton County

KY 159 (Pleasant Hill Road) 4.6 mile-markerKY 159 will be closed to through traffic starting June 1 for construction of box culvert that will replace the KY 159 bridge over Kincaid Creek. A signed detour will be in place during the closure. Motorist can take KY 159 to KY 177 to US 27 to KY 22 to KY 159. The closure will remain in place until July 29.

Pendleton County

KY 17 (6.9 – 8.7 mile-marker)A highway safety project is in progress on KY 17 in between KY 467 at Grassy Creek and KY 491 (Gardnersville Road). Crews will remove several trees. A box culvert will also be installed and resurfacing will follow. The intersection of KY 17 and Bridges Road will be mostly closed during working hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. the week of May 22nd, with only limited access due to a drainage installation.  Motorist should watch for lane closures, flaggers and equipment. This project has a December 15, 2017 date.

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. Weather permitting, traffic is scheduled to switch onto the new bridge sometime the week of May 22nd. Motorists should use caution through the work zone and look for changes to traffic flow.   Estimated completion is June 2017.
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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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