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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (July 23, 2019) - 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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CAMPBELL - KENTON - BOONE COUNTIES 

I-471, I-275 and I-71/I-75

  • A guardrail crew will be repairing end treatments and guardrail, Monday and Tuesday night, July 22 – July 23, starting at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.  Watch for lane closures and crews.  Work is weather dependent.

​Boone & Kenton Counties

I-275 Eastbound (1.5 – 0/83.7 – 82.4 mile-marker) A pavement rehab project from Mineola Pike to Dixie Highway will be in progress until November 2019. Motorists should watch for work crews, equipment, lane closures and trucks entering and exiting traffic throughout the work zone. A reduced speed limit will be posted in the project area.   Two lanes will be open and traffic for the first phase of work on I-275 eastbound will be in its final configuration. Traffic will use the outside lanes of the interstate while work occurs on the inside lanes.​ All work is weather dependent   Click here for more information 


CAMPBELL COUNTY, KENTUCKY – CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO 

I-275 (Combs-Hehl Bridge) 73 – 71 mile-marker ODOT has a pavement resurfacing and bridge work project planned for I-275 that includes bridge deck overlays and rehabs of four I-275 twin bridges at Four-Mile, Sutton Road, Kellogg Ave. and the Combs-Hehl. The project requires the following restrictions: 

• Various lane closures on Kellogg Avenue at the I-275 overpass daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26. 

• Various single lane closures on Kentucky Route 8 (Mary Ingles Highway) between River and Blangey roads daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

• Left lane closure on west I-275 from Four Mile Road to Kellogg Avenue nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day Tuesday, July 23 through Friday.


The following restrictions will be in place for trucks entering Ohio from Kentucky: 

• 10’ wide 

• 75’ overall length 

• Weight restriction of 120,000 lbs. 

Motorists should be alert when entering the work zone. Lane closures are to shift traffic to the outside shoulder of west I-275 in preparation of a contraflow configuration that will begin near Sutton Road and end on the Kentucky side of the Combs-Hehl Bridge. The contraflow lane will remain in place until approximately late November. Click here for more information about this project:  ODOT - I-275 Repaving and Bridge Work Project​

​Boone County

​• KY 14 (Hume Verona Road) 0 – 1.8 mile-markerCrews will be doing spot paving repairs on KY 14 from Brown Road to US 42 on Monday - Friday, July 22 - August 2. Motorists should watch for crews, equipment and flaggers. One lane will be closed. Work is weather dependent

US 42 (1.2 – 3.2 mile-marker)Crews will be doing spot paving repairs on US 42 from Baker Road to a half mile before Moore Road on Monday- Friday, July 22 - August 2. Motorists should watch for crews, equipment and flaggers. One lane will be closed. Work is weather dependent.

​Boone County

​KY 717 (Turfway Road) 0.7 – 1.0 mile-marker – A safety improvement project along Turfway Road (KY 717) at the 90-degree bend near the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Airport is in progress. Construction will take place in multiple phases, which will includes a 6-week full closure of the roadway from Saturday, July 13, 2019 to Saturday, August 24, 2019 to complete tie-ins to the exist roadway on each end. The detour during the closure will be KY 842 (Houston Road) to KY 236 (Donaldson Road). Local traffic will have access. Motorists should watch for work crews, equipment, lane closures, and trucks entering and exiting traffic throughout the work zone.

​Boone County

KY 237 (Pleasant Valley Road)A construction project is in progress on Pleasant Valley Road between Valley View Drive and Rogers Lane. The roadway is being widened and re-aligned and includes construction of a bridge and roundabout. The project will also include a multi-use path on both sides of the road. Motorists should be aware of flaggers for lane closures throughout the project. The project has a December 2020 completion date.  Click here for more information 

​Boone County

A safety improvement project which includes improvements to signals, striping, signing, and sidewalk crossings has started at the following locations: 
  • Intersection of US 25 (Dixie Highway) and KY 1829 (Industrial Road). 

​Boone County

​I-75 NORTHBOUND (MP 178.02 to 183.08)An interstate rehabilitation project has begun on I-75 in Boone County between Mt. Zion Road (MP 178.02) and the Kenton County Line (MP 183.08). The project will consist of an asphalt pavement rehabilitation/resurfacing and the addition of auxiliary lanes on I-75 in both directions from KY 536 (Mt. Zion Road) to US 42. The speed limit will be reduced by 10 MPH in the project area.  Double fines will be issued in the work zone​  Click here for more information https://www.drivingnkyprogress.org/
​Construction is expected to be completed in two phases: 

• Phase 1, construction of the northbound merging lane and northbound pavement work from the Mt. Zion Road interchange north to mile marker 183, will take place between spring and fall 2019. 

• Phase 2, construction of the southbound merging lane and southbound pavement work from the mile marker 183 south to the Mt. Zion Road interchange, is anticipated to take place between spring and fall 2020. 

Motorists should watch for work crews, equipment, lane closures, and trucks entering and exiting traffic throughout the work zone. 

Boone County

US 42/KY 842 (Weaver Road) intersection (Jug-handle) – An intersection improvement project at US 42 and Weaver Road is in progress. Work will consist of constructing a new “Jug-Handle” or road named Quadrant Road, that will accommodate all left turn traffic from this intersection. Construction will take place in several phases, which will require various lane shifts and narrowing of the existing traffic lanes. As the project continues, motorists and pedestrians should pay attention to all construction and traffic signals and signage, and watch for construction vehicles and equipment entering and exiting the work zone.   Click here for more information https://www.drivingnkyprogress.org/

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. Old Union Road is closed to through traffic from Hathaway Road to US 42 so roundabout construction can occur. Through vehicles wishing to access US 42 shall access US 42 from Hathaway Road. Also, beginning on October 8, 2018, the existing entrance to Golden Pond Drive will close. Vehicles wishing to access Golden Pond shall enter via Indian Hill Drive, then proceed down the new pavement to Golden Pond 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.  Click here for more information https://www.drivingnkyprogress.org/

​Bracken County

​KY 2228 (Foster Road) – KY 2228 is closed to through truck traffic with barricades across the inbound lane at KY 9 and at KY 8 due to repeated truck impacts to the bridge over Holts Creek and guardrail at the KY 2228 and KY 8 intersection. A truck detour is posted to take KY 9 (AA Highway) to KY 19 to KY 8. Local traffic will have access. Closure will remain in place until further study is done.

Bracken County

KY 1159 (Bladeston-Brooksville Road) A highway safety improvement project starting north of Bracken County High School to KY 1011 is in progress. The project will improve the alignment of three areas: Fronks Lane, the area between Lake Lane and Badger Road and then approximately 0.50 mile north of Badger Road. Motorists should watch for lane closures with flaggers on each end of the work zone to control traffic during working hours and trucks moving on and off of the highway. Expect minor delays. Work is weather pending. This project has a July 1st, 2019 completion date.

​Campbell County

KY 8 bridge (11.8 mile-marker) KY 8 is closed to through traffic for a repair project on the steel truss bridge over Twelve Mile Creek. Motorists should use the signed detour. Weather pending the project should be complete and road back open by August 1.

Campbell County

KY 9 (Licking Pike) 21.7 milepointKY 9 is open. There will be one northbound land and two southbound lanes open. There is still some work that needs to be addressed before all lanes are open. Be aware of the northbound lane closure

​Campbell County

KY 6335 (Old KY 8)KY 6335 remains closed to through traffic between KY 445 (River Road) and Tower Hill Road due to a slide. Until repairs are made, motorists can take KY 8 to I-471 to US 27 to KY 8 (former KY 1998 – Industrial Road) as a detour.​

​Campbell County

US 27 (Alexandria Pike)/I-471 Interchange – A pavement rehabilitation project is in progress on the US 27/I-471 interchange in Southgate, KY. The project will require lane closures and weekend ramp closures. On July 17, there will be a traffic shift from the current configuration (all traffic on Southbound side), to the Northbound lanes. One lane will be used for Northbound travel, one lane will be a center turn lane, and one lane for Southbound travel. This will start at 6 a.m. and should be in place by 8 p.m. There will also be a closure on KY 1632 (Moock Road) at US 27. Message boards will be in place to notify the public of the closures once dates are confirmed.

​Carroll County

​KY 389 (English Road) 4.3 mile-markerA bridge restoration project on the KY 389 bridge over I-71 will begin Monday, July 29. One lane will be open during the project. A temporary signal will be in place during the project.

​Carroll County

KY 55 (New Castle-Carrollton Road) 4.6 mile-markerA bridge replacement project on the KY 55 bridge over Major Springs Road is in progress​. A 60-day closure will be in place during the construction. Motorists can use I-71 between KY 389 and the US 421. The bridge is scheduled to re-open to traffic on September 15.

​Carroll County

KY 2997 (Mill Creek Road) - Paving operations are scheduled to begin July 22 (weather permitting) on KY 2997 from the Trimble County Line (MP 0.000) to 0.079 mile north of Tom Town Road (MP 0.800). Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone

KY 1112 (Whites Run Road) - Paving operations are scheduled to begin July 24 (weather permitting) on KY 1112 from 1.000 mile north of KY 227 to KY 36 (1 - 4.3 mile-marker). Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering.

​Gallatin County

Various RoutesA striping crew will be out on several state routes .  Dates may vary. Watch for crews and equipment. Expect short delays.

​Grant County

I-75 NB/SB (152 – 157.7 mile-marker) – A pavement project will resume on I-75 southbound and northbound in Grant County. The project area is just south of Dry Ridge to south of Williamstown (158 – 152 mile-marker). There will be shoulder closures and single lane closures during daytime hours. Double lane closures may be in place from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Crews can work Monday through Sunday. The speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH in the work zone. Work is weather dependent. Motorists should expect short delays.

​Harrison County

KY 32 (Connorsville Road) 5.8 mile-marker - On Monday, July 15th, KY 32 (Connorsville Road) will be closed to through traffic for a culvert replacement project. We anticipate the closure to be in place until July 26. Local traffic will have access. A signed detour is in place using KY 3018 (Mill Creek Road) to KY 356 to US27/US 62 bypass.

​Harrison County

​Various RoutesA striping crew will be out on several state routes – dates may vary. Watch for crews and equipment. Expect short delays.

Harrison County

KY 32 (East Pike Street) 9.8 – 10 mile-marker - A highway safety improvement project is in progress. The project area is between Oxley Ave. and Culpepper Drive.   Traffic has switched and work is progressing along the hospital side of the project. Work is weather dependent. Work is weather dependent.

​Kenton County

US 25 (Dixie Highway)A pavement rehabilitation project begins tonight, July 16 – Friday, July 19 on US 25 (Dixie Highway) from KY 1072 (Sleepy Hollow Road) to KY 371 (Orphanage Road) in Ft. Mitchell, KY. There will be nightly lane closures starting at 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Milling and paving operations will be scheduled at a later date. Motorists should watch for lane closures, crews and equipment in the work zone.

​Kenton County

​US 25/Beechwood Road intersectionNow that ultility work is complete, construction will begin on the left turning lane from US 25 to Beechwood Road. Starting July 22 – July 31, Beechwood Road will be closed at the US 25 intersection. Motorists should seek an alternate route during this time. Motorists should be aware of lanes closures, crews and equipment in the work zone.

​Kenton County

​John A. Roebling Bridge (KY 17)The John A. Roebling Bridge is closed. Vehicular traffic and the east side pedestrian walkway is closed. The west side pedestrian walkway will remain open to pedestrians.  The bridge will re-open by July 31.  

​Kenton County

​A safety improvement project which includes improvements to signals, striping, signing, and sidewalk crossings has started at the following locations: 

  • KY 17 (Greenup Street) between East 6th Street and East 4th Street. - Intersection of KY 371 (Buttermilk Pike) and KY 2373 (Anderson Road).

​Kenton County

​KY 17 (3 L Highway) 3.9 – 9.5 mile-marker - A highway safety improvement project is in progress between KY 14 and KY 16.  During the week of July 15 – July 19, M – F, and the week of July 22 – 26, M – F, KY 17 will be closed to through traffic during the hours of 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Local traffic will have access. Portable message boards will be in place to give advance notice of closures. Motorists can take KY 14 to US 25 to KY 16 as a detour during the closure. Motorists should be mindful of lane closures, crews and equipment in the work zone until the project is complete..

​Owen County

​Various Routes – A striping crew will be out on several state routes – dates may vary. Watch for crews and equipment. Expect short delays.
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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/DistrictSix/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 go to GoKY​.
 
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