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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, KY (Sept. 30, 2022) - 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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DISTRICT WIDE

Striping operations are in District 6 - Crews will be in Bracken, Boone, Campbell, Kenton, and Owen Counties striping roadways. Various routes are scheduled for re-striping. They will move to other counties as work progresses. Please avoid driving over fresh wet paint. Expect slow moving traffic in the mobile work zones. Striping operations will end on Oct. 16.

​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). Watch for flaggers and a single lane closure in the work zone.

     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 717 (Thoroughbred Drive) 0.0 – 0.368 mile-marker – A resurfacing project is in progress on KY 717 from KY 842 Houston Road to KY 1017 Turfway Road, weather permitting. Base failure repair work will take place on weekends between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Resurfacing work is scheduled to occur between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m, Monday through Friday. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

​Boone County

I-275 EB and WB (13.1 – 13.4 mile-marker) - A resurfacing and shoulder repair project is in progress on I-275, weather permitting. All work is scheduled to take place during nighttime hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

Boone County

KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) 0.0 – 0.9 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 237 (North Bend Road) – A slide repair project will begin Monday, Sept. 19. The project is taking place on KY 237 at Veterans Way. Repair work will take place from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. requiring a southbound right lane closure daily until the project is complete.

​Boone County

KY 236 (Donaldson Road) 1.6 – 3.7 mile-marker – A resurfacing is scheduled to begin on KY 236 from KY 3076 (Mineola Pike) to Loomis Road on Monday, Sept. 26. The project has a mid Nov. completion date. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

​Boone County

I-71/75 SB and NB (178. – 169.4 mile-marker) A resurfacing project is in progress on a 6-mile section between Mt. Zion Rd (KY 536) interchange and the I-71/75 split in Walton, KY. In addition, an approximately 3-mile section of I-75 will be repaved between the split and the Boone/Kenton County line. 

For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress 


​Boone County

U.S. 42 Bridge (13.9 mile-marker) over I-71/75 (180 mile-marker) – Work is in progress on a project that will add a new westbound lane and pedestrian sidewalk.  Both shoulders are closed within the project area for approximately one-quarter mile at the US 42 interchange on I-71/75 north and southbound.   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).  

For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress


​Boone County

KY 338 (Richwood Road) Double Crossover Diamond (DCD) interchange and U.S. 25 Dixie Highway SPUI – Work is in progress. 

Transport Dr. at US 25 is CLOSED. The closure is expected to remain in place through mid-2022

The existing intersection of Richwood Rd. and Dixie Hwy. (US 25) is permanently closed. 

Traffic on US 25 is using the new pavement between Duffel Ln. and Logistics Blvd. Signage has been put into place to direct drivers through the new traffic pattern, and a new traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of Best Pal Dr. and Richwood Rd. 

This travel pattern is expected to be in place through project completion, which is expected in late summer 2023. 

The intersection of Paddock Rd. and Richwood Rd. (KY 338) has been reopened. Traffic on Richwood Rd. from the Frogtown Connector west to the new roundabout is using the new pavement to allow for improvements on the south side of the road. 

This travel pattern is expected to be in place through the end of 2022.

Railroad Crossings Update: 

The Old Lexington Pike railroad crossing just south of Richwood Rd. is closed. ​

The railroad crossing at Richwood Rd. and US 25 is permanently closed. 

For more information, visit Driving NKY Progress

​Campbell County

KY 8X (0.0 – 0.4 mile-marker) – A resurfacing project is in progress on KY 8X starting at US 27 to Park Ave. Sidewalk repairs will begin this week from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. A single lane closure will be utilized in various locations, but two-way traffic will be maintained. Milling and resurfacing to follow in the coming weeks.

Campbell County

KY 9 (AA Highway) 20.1 – 21.9 mile-marker – A resurfacing project is in progress on KY 9 from KY 1632 (Moock Road) to the floodwall in Newport. Milling and pavement is complete. Clean-up work and permanent striping is now in progress.

​Campbell County

KY 1936 (Pond creek/Kenton Station Road) 2-3 mile-marker – A roadway repair project on KY 1936 (Pond creek/Kenton Station Road) requires a road closure starting Monday, Oct. 3 ending Oct. 7. Work will take place daily from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Local traffic will have access to a section of KY 1936. Southbound traffic will be stopped at Wolf Road. Northbound traffic will be stopped at address number 239.

​Campbell County

I-275 Combs-Hehl Bridge – A routine bridge inspection on the Combs-Hehl Bridge is scheduled for the weeks of Oct. 3 and Oct. 10. Inspectors will be on the bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily until inspections are complete on Friday, Oct. 14. 

The following lane closures will be in place:
 
1-275 Eastbound left lane/shoulder: 
    • Monday, Oct. 3 to Wednesday, Oct. 5 
I-275 Eastbound right lane/shoulder: 
    • Thursday, Oct. 6 to Friday, Oct. 7 
I-275 Westbound left lane/shoulder: 
    • Monday, Oct. 10 to Wednesday, Oct. 12 
I-275 Westbound right lane/shoulder: 
    • Thursday, Oct. 13 to Friday, Oct. 14

Campbell County

KY 8 (Mary Ingles Highway) 18 milepost – A bridge rehabilitation project is in progress on the truss bridge that crosses Twelvemile Creek.  The closure will remain until complete, updated completion date is Late October. Weather conditions have delayed this project. Motorists will be encouraged to use the signed detour by taking KY 8 (Mary Ingles Highway) to KY 2828 (Ivor Road) to KY 9 (AA Highway) to KY 547 4 Mile Road) to KY 8 (Mary Ingles Highway).  

​Campbell County

U.S. 27 (17.1 – 19.3 mile-marker/ 0 - 1 mile-marker) – A safety improvement project is in progress on U.S. 27. Construction will focus on three areas: the KY 177 intersection (17.1-17.5 marker ) going northbound to just past KY 3162 (Lock Road) intersection, the Boss Dunaway Road intersection (19 milepost) in northern Pendleton County and the intersection of Plum Creek Church Road (1 milepost) in southern Campbell County. Motorists should be aware of crews and lanes closures in the work zone areas.

​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. 

​Kenton County

US 25 (Dixie HWY) 8.6 – 9.8 mile-marker – A resurfacing and base failure repair project is scheduled to begin on US 25 from KY 371 (Buttermilk Pike) to the I-75 interchange on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m. and continue daily until base failure repairs are complete. Milling and resurfacing will follow in the coming weeks. During work hours there will be a varying single lane closure, but two-way traffic will always be maintained. Watch for flaggers and lane closures.

​Kenton County

KY 2046 (Paxton Road) – A roadway drainage project on KY 2046 (Paxton Road) will begin on Monday, Sept. 26. The project will require a road closure between the addresses of 1722 and 1756 Paxton Road. The closure will begin on Sept. 26 and remain until the project is complete.

​Kenton County

Texas Turnaround ProjectThe new travel pattern will help traffic move more efficiently from 4th St. in Covington to I-71/75 northbound. Once construction is completed, the existing entrance ramp from 4th St. in downtown Covington to I-71/75 northbound will be permanently closed. Following clearly-marked signage, drivers will access Pike St. by using the existing ramp that carries traffic to I-71/75 southbound, then turn left onto a new ramp, then left again onto I-71/75 northbound. There will be no traffic signals throughout this movement. 

The right lane of the ramp from I-71/75 southbound to Pike St. IS CLOSED. One lane of travel will remain open on the ramp at all times. This travel pattern is expected to remain in place for approximately three months through mid-June. 

The entrance ramp to I-71/75 northbound from Pike St. IS CLOSED for 180 days. A detour route will be put into place and marked with signage. Traffic will be directed to follow Bullock St. to I-71/75 southbound to Kyles Ln., and then re-enter I-71/75 northbound. 

The exit ramp from I-71/75 northbound to 5th St. IS CLOSED for 180 days. A detour route will be put into place and marked with signage. Traffic will be directed to use the 12th St. exit from I-71/75 northbound to Simon Kenton Way to Pike St. to Main St. to 5th St.

The entrance ramp to I-71/75 northbound from 4th St. will not immediately be closed. 

​Kenton County

KY 1501 (Hands Pike) – Construction on a new, two-lane road will realign Hands Pike from the KY 17 (Madison Pike) and KY 3035(Old Madison Pike) intersection to Crystal Lake Drive is in progress. Motorists should watch for construction crews and equipment in the project area.  KY 3035 (Old Madison Pike) is closed to through traffic between KY 17 and 1501. Please use KY 17 to KY 1501 to KY 3035 as a detour. A right lane closure on KY 17, just south of KY 3035, is in place for the project. 

​Kenton County

KY 2373 (Bromley-Crescent Springs Road) – 3.1 – 3.8 mile-markerA safety improvement project is in progress between Anderson Road and Amsterdam Road. The new northern section intersecting with Edenderry Drive will be open to traffic. The section south of Edenderry Drive to KY 2373 (Anderson Road) will be closed to complete construction. The road is closed to through traffic until fall 2022. Motorists may use Amsterdam Road to Collins (KY 371) to Buttermilk Pike (KY 371 to Anderson Road (KY 2373) as a detour.

​Owen County

KY 22 (Dry Ridge Road) 11.3 – 16.0 mile-marker – A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Sept. 21 on KY 22 from High School Drive extending 0.3 miles east of KY 845 for a distance of 4.7 miles. Base failure repairs and shoulder work will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Resurfacing will follow starting on Thursday, Sept. 22, reducing traffic to one lane until the project is complete.

​Pendleton County

U.S. 27 (17.1 – 19.3 mile-marker/ 0 - 1 mile-marker) – A safety improvement project will begin on U.S. 27 on May 10. Construction will focus on three areas: the KY 177 intersection (17.1-17.5 marker ) going northbound to just past KY 3162 (Lock Road) intersection, the Boss Dunaway Road intersection (19 milpost) in northern Pendleton County and the intersection of Plum Creek Church Road (1 milepost) in southern Campbell County. Motorists should be aware of crews and lanes closures in the work zone areas.  

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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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