Jefferson County: I-264/US 42 Interchange Improvement - Project 05-804

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Purpose
Improve traffic flow on Interstate 264, Interstate 71, U.S. 42, and Westport Road

​Project Scope
  • Reconstruction of the I-264/US 42 (Brownsboro Road) interchange
  • Improvements to I-264 between Westport Road and I-71 interchanges
  • Widening of I-264 to provide three basic through lanes in each direction and auxiliary lanes between interchanges  
  • Two-lane ramps will be added from I-264 eastbound to I-71 northbound and I-264 westbound off-ramp to Westport Road
  • A two-lane on-ramp will be added at U.S. 42 to I-264 westbound 
​Selected Alternative for Reconstruction of the I-264/US 42 (Brownsboro Road) interchange
(from Public Input)

Traffic simulations for the morning and afternoon commute in the year 2040 for the interchange and the I-264 widening are linked here:

This video shows a traffic simulation in 2040 (morning traffic) of Interstate 264 after it is widened from four lanes to six lanes between Westport Road and Interstate 71: Click Here for Video

This video shows a traffic simulation in 2040 (evening traffic) of Interstate 264 after it is widened from four lanes to six lanes between Westport Road and Interstate 71: Click Here for Video 

This video shows a traffic simulation at the U.S. 42/I-264 interchange in 2040 with a Single Point Urban Interchange configuration. Click Here for Video

This video shows a traffic simulation at the U.S. 42/I-264 interchange in 2040 with a Single Point Urban Interchange configuration. Click Here for Video

Documents presented at the 2014 Public Meeting: 5-804 Single Point Urban Interchange.pdf

2011 Planning Study


​Project Timeline

As of Summer 2022 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):

  • Final roadway plans are in development at this time
  • KYTC is actively acquiring the needed easements and completing the right-of-way process for the project. At this time, all remaining parcels are progressing through the state-mandated legal process. KYTC anticipates the right-of-way acquisition process to continue through the end of 2022 or early 2023*
  • Utility relocation will likely occur in 2024, before the roadway construction.
  • The construction funding is scheduled for FFY 2024 with a construction letting date TBD*

*The above project milestone dates are subject to change due to changes in funding availability within the next Enacted Highway Plan.

​Public Input
A public meeting was held on July 24, 2014, to present three alternatives for reconstructing the I-264/US 42 interchange. Design plans were also shown (at the meeting) for widening I-264, improving KY 22, and adding turning lanes at U.S. 42 and Rudy Lane at the meeting. Comments from the public meeting and questionnaire were accepted until August 8, 2014.
Documents presented at the 2014 Public Meeting: 5-804 Single Point Urban Interchange.pdf

A Noise Barrier Public Meeting was held on March 29, 2022, to inform the property owners and residents that during the preliminary design, it was determined that noise barriers are acoustically feasible and reasonable to construct in three locations on the project.
Properties identified as benefited receptors in the Traffic Noise Impact Analysis were notified (via mail). The letter provided a brief description of the project, the findings of the noise assessment, figures showing the location of the proposed barriers, and the purpose, date, and time for the Noise Barrier Information Meeting. 
Then, for a 30-day comment period, 126 comments/ballots were received from benefited property owners and residents. Both owners and residents nearly unanimously supported the construction of noise barriers.
Supporting Documents provided at the Noise Barrier Public Meeting: U.S. 42 I-264 Noise Wall mtg UPDATED 3-25-22.pdf

​Project Manager
Keith Downs 
Email: keith.downs@ky.gov
Phone: 502.764.0515

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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