Road Report


KYTC District 6 Road Report

Update of all current construction projects in the Northern Kentucky district

COVINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 22, 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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I-275 and I-71/I-75 - A guardrail crew will be repairing end treatments and guardrail, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, January 21 and 22, starting at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. Watch for lane closures and crews. Work is weather dependent.


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: 

Monday - Friday, January 13-17 - Single-lane closures on I-275 West between Four Mile Road and the Kentucky side of the Combs Hehl Bridge daily from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for pavement repairs. 

Monday - Saturday, January 13-18 - Various lane closures on Kellogg Avenue at the I-275 overpasses daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for equipment removal.

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 1017 (Aero Parkway) Starting Monday, January 27, 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. This will continue until February 14.

​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
​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 is complete.

• 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

​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.

​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) will begin by the end of the month. The project will require a full closure. This project will have two phases of work and road closures. 

Phase 1 – Feb. 1 to May 30 – KY 22 (5.7 – 10.7 mile-marker) will be closed to through traffic from KY 467 (Warsaw Road) to KY 36 for a bridge replacement over Baton Rouge Road and Clarks Creek and for highway safety improvements. Traffic will have access to Ruthman Drive. A signed detour will be in place using KY 36 (Stewartsville Road) to I-75 NB to the Dry Ridge – Owenton Exit 159 to KY 22. 

Phase 2 – June 1 – Nov. 30 – KY 22 (5.7 – 0.6 mile-marker) will be closed to through traffic from KY 36 (Stewartsville Road) to KY 1993 (Lawrenceville Road) for bridge replacements at Rattlesnake Creek and Eagle Creek. Detour information will be confirmed before this work starts. 

Access will be maintained for residents who live along the closed sections.

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.
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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