Road Report


KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

COVINGTON, KY (April 10, 2023) - 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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​Boone - Kenton Counties

KY 536 (Mt. Zion Road) Corridor The road is being widened from two to four lanes between U.S. 25 (Dixie Highway) and KY 1303 (Turkeyfoot Road). 

     Two roundabouts will be built: 
  • at the intersection of Mt. Zion and Sigmon Lane 
  • On Mt. Zion Road approximately one-third of a mile west of Turkeyfoot Road. 

Utility relocation is currently taking place. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2022. Project completion is the end of 2023. 

For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress

​Boone County

KY 236 (Donaldson Highway) 0.1 – 1.6 mile-marker – A widening and safety improvement project on KY 236 (Donaldson Highway) between KY 842 (Houston Road) and KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) is in progress. The project will widen the 2-mile stretch of road to five lanes with curb and gutter, including two through-lanes in each direction with a center turn lane. A sidewalk and multiuse path also will be added. The project has a completion date of September 2025.

Boone County

KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) 0.0 – 0.9 mile-marker – A widening and improvement project on KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) is in progress. The project will widen the road to 5-lanes and add a sidewalk on the southside of the road and a multiuse path on the northside. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained throughout the project. Motorists should watch for crews and equipment in the work zone.

​Boone County

KY 1017 (Turfway Road) 2.8 – 3.1 mile-marker – Beginning on Monday, April 3, a nightly lane closure will be in place on the westbound right lane of KY 1017 to allow Duke Energy to install a gas line. The closure will be between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. The westbound right lane closure will continue nightly until the work is complete on Saturday, July 1. Motorists should also be alert for occasional stoppage of traffic when needed for crews to complete certain tasks in the project limits.

​Boone County

KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) Double Crossover Diamond (DCD) interchange – Construction is in progress between Tiburon Drive and U.S. 25 (Dixie Highway). The project has a estimated completetion date by the end of 2023, weather permitting.

For more information, visit Driving NKY ProgressLearn more on how to navigate the Double Crossover Diamond on our Street Talk page.

​Boone County

KY 338 (Richwood Road) Double Crossover Diamond (DCD) interchange and U.S. 25 Dixie Highway SPUI – Please be aware of occasional daily lane closures throughout the project area. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers when needed. This is an active work zone with construction vehicles entering and exiting the project area.

For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress

​Bracken County

KY 8 (Mary Ingles Highway W) 3.59 – 13.95 mile-marker – A safety improvement project on KY 8 from Willow Creek Road to Big Bracken Creek bridge just east of KY 19 will begin on Monday, April 17. Motorists should expect traffic impacts during different phases of construction within the project limits.

​Gallatin County

U.S. 42 (3.1 – 4.6 mile-marker)U.S. 42 IS CLOSED to traffic from the Markland Dam to Craigs Creek for a landslide repair project until Nov. 2023. A signed detour will be in place to direct vehicles onto KY 1039 to I-71 to KY 35. 

​Grant County

I-75 Southbound 145.5 – 151.1 mile-marker – road repairs have begun on I-75 between the Williamstown and Corinth exits. I-75 southbound right lane is closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. as crews work on milling, resurfacing, adding guardrail and completing shoulder work. The I-75 northbound right lane will be closed beginning Monday, April 10 during working hours. Two lanes of traffic will remain open in both directions during the day until the project is completed. 

Occasional double lane closures will be needed during overnight work hours. We will update once overnight operations begin. This project has a completion date of June 15, 2023.

​Kenton County

KY 3716 (Waymans Branch Road) 0.0 – 1.4 mile-marker – A project to perform maintenance work on Waymans Branch Road (KY 3716) is in progress. The project area is between Hands Pike (KY 1501) and KY 16. Maintenance crews will be installing new guardrail beginning Tuesday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 12 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The road will be temporarily closed to through traffic; access will be maintained for local traffic. Motorists are advised to use KY 17 to KY 1501 to KY 16 as a detour. 

Waymans Branch Road also is scheduled to be resurfaced in Spring 2023. This project has an expected completion date of Spring 2023.

​Kenton County

U.S. 25 (4.9 mile-marker) – Starting Saturday, April 1, just south of Walton, widening of U.S. 25 will resume. The project is to provide access to the Walton Industrial Development. Be aware of construction activities, equipment, construction personnel, lane shifts, and slowed traffic. This work will continue until October 2023.

​Kenton County

KY 1501 (Hands Pike) – Construction on a new, two-lane road that will realign Hands Pike from the KY 17 (Madison Pike) and KY 3035 (Old Madison Pike) intersection to Crystal Lake Drive is in progress. The new KY 1501 (Hands Pike) alignment is open to traffic as construction progress continues. 

KY 3035 (Old Madison Pike) is closed to through traffic between new KY 1501 and Waymans Branch (Old KY 1501). Please use KY 17 to Waymans Branch (Old KY 1501) to KY 3035 as a detour.

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 Follow KYTCDistrict6 on our Facebook page at or on our Twitter page at
  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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