KYTC District 5 Roadshow

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Next week's traffic 🚗🚙 impacts can be found on our Roadshow report, which summarizes the upcoming week's major projects 🚧👷 (beginning Sundays). 

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Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice. 

Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, striping, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night. Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district daily. 


ROADSHOW for The Week of Oct. 16, 2022

New items or changes in project status are shown in bold


JEFFERSON COUNTY

  • I-Move Kentucky (I-64 / I-71 / I-265): Find the latest project updates here: https://i-moveky.com/.
  • Sherman Minton Bridge (I-64 & US 150 over the Ohio River between Louisville, KY, and New Albany, IN): Find the latest project updates here: https://shermanmintonrenewal.com/.
  • I-65 South: Single-lane closures from Monday, Oct. 17, through Dec. 16 on the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge, which carries I-65 South over the Ohio River. The lane closures will be contained to either the far-right or far-left lanes. Digital message signs will be placed on I-65 South notifying motorists of the work well in advance of the closures. The bridge is undergoing a federally-mandated inspection of its metal welds. There will be no lane closures during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Abraham Lincoln Bridge, which carries I-65 North over the river, will not be impacted.
  • U.S. 31E (Bardstown Road): Overnight lane closures and delays on Bardstown Road from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting the night of Sunday, Oct. 16, and ending on the morning of Friday, Oct. 21, from Bonnycastle Avenue to Eastern Parkway and Grinstead Drive to Broadway for milling and paving. Crews will begin work on the Bonnycastle Avenue to Eastern Parkway section before switching to the Grinstead Drive to Broadway section later in the week. Motorists will be directed through these work zones via flagging operations. Motorists take note: On-street parking will be restricted. No parking signs will be posted within the project limits.
  • U.S. 31E (Bardstown Road): Lane shifts and delays are possible at Southpointe Boulevard for intersection improvements. The intersection is being reconstructed to include dual turn lanes. The work is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2023.
  • U.S. 31E (Buechel Bypass): Right lane of the bridge closed over the Norfolk Southern Railroad (mile point 10.4). The contractor is on site and working under the bridge where they are not visible to motorists crossing the span. The contractor is still coordinating with the railroad to be able to cross the tracks to complete the repairs. The project is expected to be completed no later than spring 2023.
  • U.S. 150 (22nd Street): Daily lane closures and delays are possible from Wednesday, Oct. 19, thru Friday, Oct. 21, between Owen Street and Northwestern Parkway for milling and paving. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 61 (Jackson Street): Daily lane closures and delays are possible between the I-65 ramp extending east to Muhammad Ali Boulevard for paving and installation of pavement markings. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 841 (Gene Snyder Freeway): The East End Tunnel's northbound bore will be closed from 9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, and again from 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The road closure for this will be on KY 841 North, just after the U.S. 42 interchange. That's exit 37 for Prospect which is the last off-ramp before the bridge on the Kentucky side. Traffic impacted by the northbound closure should detour using I-71 South to I-65 North to cross the Ohio River into Indiana. The tunnel's southbound bore will be closed from 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to 5 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, and again from 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, to 5 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. The road closure for this will be on Indiana State Road 265 East, just after the Old Salem Road interchange. That's exit 11 for Utica and River Road, the last off-ramp before the bridge. Traffic impacted by this closure should detour using I-65 South to cross the Ohio River into Kentucky.
  • KY 864 (Fegenbush Lane):  Daytime lane closures and delays are possible from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to construct a left turn lane on Fegenbush Lane at Fenwick Drive. The project is expected to be completed by spring 2023.
  • KY 913 (Blankenbaker Parkway): Overnight lane closures are possible from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. between Ellingsworth Lane and U.S. 60 (Shelbyville Road) for striping operations. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 1450 (Blue Lick Road): Weekday lane closures are possible on Blue Lick Road between Gene Snyder and Preston Highway for road widening work. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2023.
  • KY 1934 (Cane Run Road): Daytime lane closures and delays are possible between I-264 and Ralph Avenue as crews apply pavement markings. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 2860 (Grinstead Drive): Overnight lane closures and delays are possible from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. between U.S. 31E (Bardstown Road) at mile point 0 and U.S. 60A (Cherokee Parkway) at mile point 0.968 for striping operations. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. Motorists should take note that on-street parking will be affected. The project is scheduled to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 2050 (Herr Lane/Lyndon Lane): Daytime lane closures and delays are possible from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting on Monday, Oct. 17, and continuing through Saturday, Oct. 22, between KY 146 and Moredale Road for asphalt paving. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 3082 (Bank Street): Daily lane closures and delays are possible between 38th Street and 22nd Street for the installation of pavement markings. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. The project is scheduled to be completed in fall 2022.

 

BULLITT COUNTY

  • KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road): Weekday lane closures and delays are possible between Omega Parkway and Valley View Drive for work involving the road widening project. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2023.

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY

  • I-64 East & West: Lane closures and delays are possible from mile marker 47 to mile marker 52 as a contractor moves barrier walls at KY 151 (Graefenburg Road) near mile point 46 along with the work at KY 2817 (Cardwell Lane) near mile point 52 for an ongoing bridge replacement project. The four sets of bridges being replaced are over KY 2817; KY 151, South Benson Creek at mile point 49.1 and KY 1665 (Evergreen Road) at mile point 49.8. The project is expected to be completed in late fall 2023.
  • U.S. 60 (Versailles Road): Lane closures and delays are possible between Jett Boulevard/Chenault Road and KY 1681 (Duncan Road) at the I-64 interchange. Motorists should follow signs and reduce speed to navigate thru the work zone. The route is being widened for additional left-turn lanes to the Interstate 64 eastbound and westbound on-ramps. Another right-turn lane will also be constructed on the I-64 westbound off-ramp to U.S. 60. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 1659 (Glenns Creek Road/McCracken Pike): Full roadway closure due to 500-foot slide caused by heavy rain and flooding. The slide is between Glenns Creek Road/McCracken Pike/KY 1659 (mile marker 1) and Harrod Carter Concrete (mile marker 2) in Franklin County. Engineers are researching an appropriate repair option. Motorists should follow the signed detour: Duncan Road/KY 1681 to Versailles Road/U.S. 60 (in Woodford County) to the East-West Connector/KY 676 (in Franklin County).

 

HENRY COUNTY

  • KY 389 (River Road): Lane closed at mile point 13.5. That is near the junction of KY 389 and KY 202. Crews will be repairing a slide. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via temporary traffic signals at each end of the job site. The project is tentatively scheduled to be completed in fall 2022.

 

OLDHAM COUNTY

  • KY 53 (South First Street): From the I-71 South ramp to Crystal Drive, a new traffic configuration will be in place, and lane closures may also be possible for work related to the intersection's widening. In addition, a lane closure will be possible on the I -71 South exit 22 for KY 53 Ballardsville and LaGrange. The ramp will remain open. The project is expected to be completed by fall 2022.
  • (New Moody Lane): Complete road closure from KY 2857 (LaGrange Parkway) to LaGrange Wastewater Treatment Plant entrance on Monday, Oct. 10,  in preparation for the construction of the new interchange on I-71. Motorists should seek an alternate route via Eden Parkway. The expected completion date for the project will be fall 2024.

 

SHELBY COUNTY

  • KY 53 (Mt. Eden Road): Work to widen a portion of the roadway from St. Regis Drive at mile point 6.4 to U.S. 60 at mile point 8. Two lanes of traffic will remain open to motorists throughout the project duration. The project is expected to be completed in late fall 2022.
  • KY 55: Safety improvements will take place between KY 155 in Spencer County and KY 148 (Finchville Road) in Shelby County. The construction includes widening shoulders, an extension of culvert pipes, ditch cleaning, and tree clearing. The project also includes curve realignments. KY 55 may be reduced to one lane of traffic during the project. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations and temporary traffic signals. There are no time restrictions on daily lane closures. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2023.
  • KY 1848 (Todd's Point Road): Safety improvements will take place between Grand Central Drive at mile point 6.4 and KY 362 (Aiken Road) at mile point 10.6. Safety improvements include ditching operations to improve drainage, adding shoulders to eliminate the current drop-offs in certain areas, new signage, and a curve realignment. During construction, KY 1848 may be reduced to one lane during daytime hours. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flaggers. The project is expected to be completed by late fall 2022.

 

SPENCER COUNTY

  • KY 55: Safety improvements will take place between KY 155 in Spencer County and KY 148 (Finchville Road) in Shelby County. The construction includes widening shoulders, an extension of culvert pipes, ditch cleaning, and tree clearing. The project also includes curve realignments. KY 55 may be reduced to one lane of traffic during the project. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations and temporary traffic signals. There are no time restrictions on daily lane closures. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2023.
  • KY 155 (Taylorsville Road): Daily lane closures between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. are possible from KY 55 (Shelbyville Road) at mile point 0 to mile point 0.4 for asphalt resurfacing. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.
  • KY 652 (Little Union Road): Lane closures and delays are possible from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at mile marker 5. That's where KY 652 runs parallel with Camp Branch between Edmondson Road and KY 55 (Bloomfield Road). Crews will be making slide repairs. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations.
  • KY 2814 (Whitfield Road): Daily lane closures and delays are possible from KY 1319 (King's Church Road) to near Ridgecrest Drive and Masters Lane for asphalt resurfacing. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations. The project is expected to be completed in fall 2022.

 

TRIMBLE COUNTY

Routine Maintenance


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  • Expect the unexpected.
  • Slow down.
  • Don't tailgate. Keep a safe distance between you and the car ahead of you.
  • Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the construction workers and equipment.
  • Pay attention to the signs.
  • Obey road crew flaggers.
  • Stay alert and minimize distractions.
  • Keep up with the traffic flow.
  • Navigate traffic with GoKY or via Waze on your smartphone!
  • You can follow us on the social media links below.
  • Knowing where the construction zones are prior to the trip can minimize frustration and delays.
  • Be patient and stay calm.

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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