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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (June 22 , 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.
 

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Boone County

BOONE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS

Camp Ernst RoadSD1 sanitary sewer work  continues 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

I-75 NB and SB (170 mile-marker) CSX rail road 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 southbound and northbound. The speed limit will be 55 MPH during these hours. The work is anticipated to be complete by July 31.

Boone County

KY 18 (Burlington Pike) - A resurfacing project with culvert pipe replacements is in progress between KY 20 and Woolper Road. Motorists should exercise caution when travelling the work zone. Slow traffic and possible delays should be expected.  

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 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 1996 (Carthage Road) 1.0 - 2.9 mile-markerA resurfacing project is in progress on KY 1996  from KY 10 extending east to KY 9. A lane closure will be in place during working hours, with flaggers on each end of the work zone to control traffic. This project is scheduled to last 3 working days. Work on this project is weather pending.

Campbell County

KY 9 Expansion - Newport North Section - Construction continues on a new alignment between 5th Street and the Taylor Southgate Bridge.  Beginning Monday, June 26th, Columbia Street in Newport will be reduced to one lane just north of Court Place for approximately 8 – 10 weeks. A temporary traffic signal will be in place to maintain traffic through this area. Access to all residents and businesses will remain open to traffic.

New traffic pattern locations: 

1. 5th Street will be closed between the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge and Central Ave. 4th Street will be 2-way traffic between the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge and Central Ave. Eastbound traffic will be detoured onto 4th Street from the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge, and will turn onto Central Ave to get back to 5th Street. 

2. Traffic at 3rd and York will be switched onto the newly constructed pavement so that construction can be completed on the remainder of the roundabout. 3rd Street will remain closed between Columbia Ave and York St, and York St will remained closed at 3rd St. Monmouth Street will remain a 2-way traffic between 3rd St and 4th St. A temporary entrance will be constructed to access the West Newport on the Levee Garage entrance.

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.

 

Carroll County

KY 389 (English Road) - Contractor trucks will be hauling material from the KY 389/I-71 Interchange. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.  This work will in progress until August 31st.

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 in progress 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

Brent Spence Bridge – I-71/I-75 Southbound and NorthboundA bridge maintenance project starts June 23rd. Major impacts to traffic are expected for approximately 60 days. Once traffic control is in place, starting Monday, June 26th, the bridge will be reduced to 2 lanes. There will also be several ramp closures. Plan Your Drive. Know Your Lane. To find real-time traffic updates, go to: http://brentspence2017.org/

Kenton County

KY 2372 (Park Road) 0.5 mile-marker A slide repair project continues on Park Road (KY 2372) between Amsterdam Road and Birchwood Drive. The road will be closed to through traffic weekdays, Monday – Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Local traffic will be maintained. The project is expected to take 1 week to complete and is weather dependent.

Kenton County

KY 3035 (Old Madison Pike) – .08 - 1.5 mile-marker A slide repair project will begin on Monday, June 26th on KY 3035 between Far Hills Drive and Old Richardson Road. The road will be closed to through traffic weekedays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Local traffic will have access The project is expected to take 1 week to complete and is weather dependent. Motorists should find an alternate route during closure.

Pendleton County

KY 22 (Falmouth - Brooksville Road) 11.6 – 19.2 mile-marker Resurfacing will begin the week of June 26th on KY 22 from KY 159 to the Bracken County line. The operations will include a lane closure during working hours, with flaggers on each end to control traffic. The project has 5 working days to complete and is weather dependent.

Pendleton County

KY 159 (Pleasant Hill Road) 4.6 mile-markerKY 159 is closed to through traffic  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 – 10.4 mile-marker)Resurfacing of KY 17 from KY 467 to the Kenton County Line is anticipated to begin the end of the week of June 26th. Motorist should watch for lane closures with flaggers on each end of the work zone to control traffic during operations. 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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