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KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

 
COVINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 22, 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 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: 

Friday, November 22 - Double-lane closure (left lanes) of I-275 West between Four Mile Road and the Kentucky side of the Combs Hehl Bridge; ramp closure from I-275 West to Kellogg Avenue (Exit 72); ramp closure from southbound Kellogg Avenue to I-275 West to Kentucky from midnight Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday, November 23.  

Saturday, November 23 through Sunday, November 24 - Single-lane closure (right lane) of I-275 West between Four Mile Road and the Kentucky side of the Combs Hehl Bridge from midnight Saturday until 6 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday, November 23 through Sunday, November 24 - Closure of the contraflow lane from 7 a.m. Saturday until 6 p.m. Sunday

 Monday, November 25 - Single-lane closure (left lane) of I-275 West between Four Mile Road and the Kentucky side of the Combs Hehl Bridge from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The following restrictions wil 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

I-71/I-75 northbound and southbound rest areas (177 milepost)A roof replacement project is scheduled. Weather permitting, work will begin the morning of Monday, Nov. 4 on the northbound facility and is expected to end Monday, Nov. 18. Work on the southbound facility is set to begin Monday, Nov. 18 and end by Wednesday, Nov. 27. Both rest areas will be reopened at least one day prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. Signage will be in place to provide advance warning of the closure. Commercial truck parking will still be available.

​Boone County

​KY 536 (Hathaway Road) 0 – 1.2 mile-markerA slide repair project has begun on two locations on KY 536 (Hathaway Road) in between KY 338 and just before Victory School Road. A temporary traffic signal and a lane closure are in place on KY 536 until crews can repair the slide area. Motorists should expect short delays.

​Boone County

US 42 (Warsaw-Union Rd) 0 – 5.6 mile-markerA project is in progress on US 42 from the Gallatin/Boone county line to KY 338. Pipe replacements and base failure repairs will be performed before resurfacing. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Motorists should expect delays.

​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

​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) just north of the Turfway Road interchange. 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. ​

Wednesday, Nov. 20 - Saturday, Nov. 23, weather permitting: 

The right lane of I-71/75 northbound will be closed between US 42 and Turfway Rd. nightly beginning at 8 p.m., through 6 a.m., the following morning.

• 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

KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) – Work continues on the KY 536 corridor in Boone County extending from Old Union Road to I-75.  Traffic is on the new roadway between the Harmony roundabout to Gunpowder Road.   Work on the northern half of the roadway is in progress. Old Union Road remains closed within the construction area. Motorists should watch for flaggers and exercise caution when traveling through the work zone. Motorists should exercise caution when traveling 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/

​Boone County

KY 1017 (Aero Parkway) Amazon site construction will require short closures on KY 1017 (Aero Parkway) between KY 18 and Ted Bushelman Blvd. The days of closures will be intermittent over the next two months. When needed, there will be 5-minute rolling roadblocks between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Motorists should expect short delays.

​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. 

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

​Gallatin County

​• KY 467 ( Glencoe-Folsom Road) 7.6 – 9.9 mile-marker A resurfacing project on KY 467 from US 127 (MP 7.666) to the Grant County Line (MP 9.994) is in progress. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Motorists should expect delays. 

KY 16 ( Glencoe-Verona Road) 8.3 – 9.9 mile-marker – A resurfacing project on KY 16 from 0.123 miles west of Valley View Drive to KY 2850 is in progress. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Motorists should expect delays. 

KY 1130 (Craig’s Creek Road) 0 – 1 mile-marker – A resurfacing project on KY 1130 from KY 1039 to 0.006 north of KY 1130 S is in progress.  Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Motorists should expect delays. 

KY 1130 (Craig’s Creek Road) 2.5 – 4.7 mile-marker – A resurfacing project on KY 1130 from 0.829 mile south of Winn Road to KY 35 is is in progress.  Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Motorists should expect delays.

​Grant County

I-75 SB (166 – 164 mile-marker)On Monday, November 25, I-75 southbound will have a double lane closure so that crews can pave and repair sections of pavement that have potholes. The work will take place at the Kenton County line near Crittenden going south to the 164 mile-marker. This area was not included in the resurfacing project that took place earlier this year. The double lane closure and work will take place from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Motorists should expect delays

I-75 NB (164 – 166 mile-marker)On Tuesday, November 26, I-75 northbound will have a double lane closure so that crews can pave and repair sections of pavement that have potholes. The work will take place at the 164 mile-marker to the Kenton County line near Crittenden. This area was not included in the resurfacing project that took place earlier this year. The double lane closure and work will take place from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Motorists should expect 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

KY 371 (Amsterdam Road)A temporary signal is in place on KY 371 (Amsterdam Road) between Deerfield Drive and Dry Creek Road for a slide repair. Expect short delays.

​Kenton County

KY 14 (Rich Road) KY 14 will be closed to through traffic between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from approximate milepost 5.5 to milepost 6.4 (Hempfling Road) for pavement and shoulder repairs. This work is anticipated to last for two weeks and is weather dependent.

​Kenton County

KY 177 (Decoursey Pike) 17.3 – 17.6 mile-marker KY 177 (Decoursey Pike) is closed to through traffic for a slide repair project. The daily closure will start at 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, until project is complete. Motorists can travel around the closure via Wards Lane and KY 1930 (Locust Pike).  Work is weather dependent

​Owen County

KY 3102 (Stewart Ridge Road) 3 milepost - A bridge rehabilitation ​project is in progress on the KY 3102 bridge over Brush Creek. The bridge will be closed to through traffic for 30 days. A signed detour will be put in place using KY 36 to US 127.  For more information on Bridging Kentucky, or to access a public feedback form on these and other bridge projects, please visit http://BridgingKentucky.com.

​Owen County

​KY 3215 (Southfork Rd) 0 - 7.6 mile-marker A resurfacing project on KY 3215 from KY 22  to KY 227 is in progress. Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Motorists should expect 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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