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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, KY (July 10, 2020) - 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

I-275 Westbound (82.4 - 83.7/0 – 1.5 mile-marker)A pavement rehab project from Dixie Highway to Mineola Pike is in progress. Please slow down to merge!  Traffic has been shifted into Phase 2. Two lanes of travel are open on I-275 westbound, and the new pattern of traffic for the next phase of improvement work has been set. Traffic is using the two left lanes of travel from Turkeyfoot Road to Mineola Pike, while work continues on the right and outer lanes. This traffic pattern is expected to be in place until mid-July.The right lane of I-71/75 southbound is closed from the Buttermilk Pike on ramp to the I-275 exit ramp. This closure is expected to be in place through mid-July while ramp work is completed. 

Friday, July 10 - Saturday, July 11, weather permitting:

Ongoing improvement work on I-275 will require various ramp closures Friday night and early Saturday morning. 

• At midnight, the ramp from I-275 westbound to I-75 northbound will be CLOSED. 

• Also beginning at midnight, there will be rolling roadblocks on the ramp from I-275 westbound to I-75 southbound. Law enforcement will close the ramp in 15-minute increments to safely allow work crews to set the next traffic pattern for additional improvement work on I-275. The ramp closures will continue intermittently until 5 a.m., Saturday morning.

Both ramps will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m., Saturday morning.

Nighttime lane closures that reduce traffic to a single lane may occur periodically. All work is weather dependent. All work is weather dependent.  

For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress


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: 

Sunday, July 12

Closure of the ramp from U.S. 52 to I-275 South from 7 p.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday, July 13.


Monday through Saturday, July 13 -17 

• Single-lane closures on I-275 West and East between Four Mile and the Combs Hehl bridge daily from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. 
• Single-lane closure on I-275 West between Four Mile and the Combs Hehl bridge nightly from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. 
• Various lane closures on Kellogg Avenue at the I-275 overpasses nightly from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. 


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

BOONE COUNTY, KENTUCKY – DEARBORN COUNTY, INDIANA 

I-275 (Carroll-Cropper Bridge) 13.2 – 13.8 mile-marker - A bridge inspection will take place on the Carroll Cropper Bridge. Monday through Friday, July 13 – 17, the right eastbound lane will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. A right westbound lane closure may also take place from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Motorists should watch for crews and equipment in the work zone. Expect short delays.

​Boone County

New I-275 – Graves Road Interchange Construction is in progress. In addition, a barrier wall has been set in the shoulder of I-275 east and westbound between the existing Grave Road overpass and the Petersburg Road exit while crews work outside the travel lanes.   Graves Rd. is now permanently closed to all traffic at the I-275 bridge.  Williams Road remains open to traffic.  Please use caution when traveling through active work zones.  For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress

​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. Thunder Ridge Drive is closed at KY 237. Residents can use other streets to access. KY 237 will be shifted to the new pavement so that construction can continue.  Motorists should be aware of flaggers for lane closures throughout the project.   For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress

​Boone County

​I-75 SOUTHBOUND (MP 183.08 to 178.02)An interstate rehabilitation project is in progress on I-75 in Boone County between the Kenton County Line (MP 183.08) just north of the Turfway Road interchange and Mt. Zion Road (MP 178.02). 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 zoneFor more information, visit Driving NKY Progress


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

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.  The intersection of NEW Mt. Zion Rd. and US 42 is open.  Please remember, the traffic pattern has changed and this is an active work zone. Crews will be working on  Gunpowder between Mt. Zion Rd. (KY 536) and Caspen Lane.  Traffic wishing to enter a roundabout always yields to traffic already in the roundabout The posted speed limit is 35 MPH.  For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress

​Boone County

KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) Double Crossover Diamond (DCD) interchange – Construction is in progress between Tiburon Drive and US 25 (Dixie Highway). Occasional lane closures may occur, but traffic will be maintained with flaggers when needed. In addition, crews will continue work on Biltmore Dr., Biltmore Blvd., and Sherwood Lakes Dr. daily between 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. During this time, temporary road closures may be needed and short-term detours will be put into place.  For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress


​Boone County

KY 338 (Richwood Road) Double Crossover Diamond (DCD) interchange and SPUI – Work is in progress on Best Pal Drive, Winning Colors Drive and Triple Crown Blvd daily between 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. During this time, temporary road closures may be needed and short-term detours will be put into place. Utility relocation work is ongoing within the project area, but there are no significant impacts to traffic related to construction at this time. Occasional lane closures may occur, but traffic will be maintained with flaggers when needed.  The right lane of I-71/75 southbound is closed at the Richwood Road (KY 338) Exit 175 for approximately one-mile. This closure is expected to be in place through mid-July.  For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress

​Bracken County

KY 8 (Mary Ingles Highway) 1.2 milepost Starting May 18, KY 8 will be closed to traffic for a bridge rehabilitation project on KY 8 over Holts Creek. A signed detour will be in place using KY 2828 (Ivor Road) to KY 9 (AA Highway) to KY 19. Closure to remain in place for approximately two months. For more information, please visit Bridging Kentucky

​Campbell County

KY 9 (AA Highway) 16.3 milepostAn Intersection Improvement project at KY 9 and KY1998/Gloria Terrell is scheduled to begin July 16, weather permitting. There will be left lane closures on KY 9, northbound and southbound, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for approximately two weeks. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect short delays.

Campbell County

KY 9 (Licking Pike) 21.7 milepoint KY 9 has a right lane closure near the Newport and Wilder border. 

​Campbell County

KY 2238 (Three Mile Road) 1.6 milepost Off roadwork is in progress on a bridge replacement project on KY 2238 over 3-Mile Creek. Construction work will begin in June. Traffic will be shifted onto the temporary pavement while they construct the new bridge next to the old structure. The old bridge will remain in service during the early stages of the project, but there is an allowance for up to a 120-day bridge closure period, which will occur later this summer. For more information, please visit Bridging Kentucky

​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. Motorists can take KY 8 to I-471 to US 27 to KY 8 (former KY 1998 – Industrial Road) as a detour.​

Grant County

KY 22 (Taft Highway) Three bridge replacement projects and highway safety improvement project on KY 22 (Taft Highway) is in progress. The project will require a full closure. This project will have two phases of work and road closures. 

• KY 22 Baton Rouge Bridge is open

Phase 2 – June 11 – Nov. 30 – KY 22 (5.7 – 0.6 mile-marker) is closed to through traffic from KY 36 (Stewartsville Road) to KY 1993 (Lawrenceville Road) for the twin bridge replacements at Rattlesnake Creek and Eagle Creek. Signed detours will be in place using KY 1993 (Keefer Lawrenceville Road) to U.S. 25 to KY 36 (Stewardsville Road) to KY 22 (Taft Highway). Access will be maintained for residents who live along the closed section.

For more information, please visit Bridging Kentucky.

​Kenton County

I-71/75 Southbound/Northbound (186.7 – 190.7 mile-marker) – A pavement improvement project is in progress on a 4-mile area in the Cut-in-the-Hill area between the Fort Mitchell-Dixie Highway area and MLK/12th Street (Exit 191) in Covington (186.7-190.7 mileposts). Southbound work continues until mid-July on the right two lanes. Traffic is shifted to the left two lanes southbound. The I-71/75 northbound traffic is shifted to the left two lanes. This configuration will be in place until early August. Nighttime and weekend work will also take place. The speed limit will be reduced from 55 MPH to 45 MPH in the project area. Double fines will be issued in the work zone. The project has an October 2020 completion.

Kenton County

U.S. 25 Dixie Highway – KY 1072 (Kyles Lane) intersectionAn intersection improvement project has begun on this intersection. There will be alternating lane closures throughout the project in both directions. Motorists should expect delays and avoid the route, if possible. When approaching and traveling around the intersection, drivers should slow down and use extra caution. This has an August completion.
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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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