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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 1, 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:
 
 
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 Road Report

 

Boone County

KY 20 (Petersburg Road)A pipe replacement project is underway on KY 20 between Bullitsburg Church Road and KY 237. 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.

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. The entrance to Highland Drive from Mt. Zion Road is closed. Follow signed detour on Tiburon Drive. Motorists should exercise caution when travelling the work zone. Slow traffic and possible delays should be expected. The posted speed limit is 35 MPH.

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.

Campbell County

KY 10 (Flagg Springs Pike) 4.4 – 13.6 mile-markerA highway safety improvement project is scheduled to begin soon 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

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.

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.  This project has a May 31, 2018 completion date.

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

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:
 
  • Nightly lane closures continue with northbound and southbound lane closures possible each night. Single lane closures begin at 9 p.m. Double lane closures are possible after midnight. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Please use caution when driving through active work zones.
 
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. 
 

 

Owen County

KY 355 (Monterey – Gratz Road)KYTC District 6 has closed the bridge over Severn Creek located at the 4.7 mile-marker. The bridge sustained structural damage caused by an oversized load. The bridge will be closed until needed repairs can be made. The detour during the closure is KY 22 (Gratz Road) to US 127.
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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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