KY 1819 Billtown Road Reconstruction - Project 05-8203

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Purpose
The purpose of the project is to address the immediate needs of the corridor by enhancing its capacity, funcitionally, and overall safety. 
​Project Scope
KY 1819 (Billtown Road) from north of Colonnades Place to South of Easum Road.
​Type of Project
Once work is fully underway, daily lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. are possible as construction progresses. Our weekly Roadshow report will provide roadway closures, traffic shifts, and construction information. Click here to access Roadshow.

Three sections of Billtown Road will be reconstructed with the following improvements:

Section 1 | Easum Road through Mary Dell Lane

  • Add a two-way, left-turn lane from Easum Road through Mary Dell Lane, transitioning into dedicated left-turn lanes approaching intersections.
  • Widen lanes from 9- to 11-foot-wide travel lanes.
  • Improve drainage through ditch widening.
  • Minor realignment of Easum Road intersection with Billtown Road to the south.
  • Add left-turn lane from southbound Billtown Road to Easum Road.
  • Realignment of Lovers Lane intersection with Billtown Road to the south.
  • Add left-turn lane from northbound Billtown Road to Lovers Lane.
  • Add right-turn lane from southbound Billtown Road to Lovers Lane.
  • Add right-turn lane from Lovers Lane to Billtown Road.
  • Add oversize signs and pedestrian activated flashing beacons at Mary Dell Lane.
  • Add sidewalk ramps to connect to the existing crosswalk at Mary Dell Lane and Billtown Road.

Section 2 | Michael Edward Drive through Fairground Road

  • Add left-turn lane from northbound Billtown Road to Michael Edward Drive.
  • Add left-turn lane from northbound Billtown Road to Fairground Road.
  • Add right-turn lane from southbound Billtown Road to Fairground Road.
  • Add right-turn lane from Fairground Road to southbound Billtown Road.
  • Add traffic signal at Billtown Road and Fairground Road intersection.
  • Rebuild sidewalk on south side of Fairground Road and west side of Billtown Road, between Fairground Road and Monticello Forest.

Section 3 | Shady Acres Lane through Colonnades Place

  • Add left-turn lane from southbound Billtown Road to Vintage Creek Drive.
  • Add left-turn lane from northbound Billtown Road to Colonnades Place.
  • Add right-turn lane from southbound Billtown Road to Colonnades Place.
  • Keep existing right-turn lane from Colonnades Place to southbound Billtown Road.
  • Improve drainage through ditch widening along the north side of Shady Acres Lane near its intersection with Billtown Road.
  • Improve drainage through curb and gutter along the west side of Billtown Road.
  • The west side sidewalk is also being rebuilt throughout this section.

​Links

Click here for the interactive website.

SAFERoad Solutions: Dedicated Left and Right Turn Lanes

This website will provide general information and details on the developed alternatives/improvement concepts.​

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Project Press Release

​Project Timeline

As of spring 2024:
  • Preliminary work for the reconstruction project began in April 2024. 
  • The project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2025.
Project EngineerBullitt County Section Office
Phone: 502.955.5436


  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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Page Last Updated:  04-11​​​-2024

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