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BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 10

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By The Staff

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of August 10:

 

Bullitt County:

 

Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the KY 61 underpass and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile points 118.5 and 123.1) for concrete pavement repairs. The roadway may be reduced to two lanes weeknights from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. and weekends from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Additionally, the roadway may be reduced to one lane on weekend nights from 9 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. The speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH in the construction zone and double-fines will be enforced. Construction is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2009.

 

Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays possible in both directions between mile point 110.7 in Bullitt County and mile point 102.1 in Hardin County for concrete pavement repairs. The roadway may be reduced to two lanes weekdays from 6-8 a.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. Friday until 10 p.m. Sunday. All other hours the roadway may be reduced to one lane. The speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH in the construction zone and double-fines will be enforced. Construction is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2009.

 

KY 61: Construction delays are possible between John Harper Highway and Cardinal Avenue (mile points 19.4 and 20.1) for roadway widening. Motorists should watch for construction vehicles in the area. Blasting operations are taking place. Construction is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2009.

 

 

 

Jefferson County:

Interstate 71: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between mile point 0 and 2 for bridge deck repairs. These lane closures are scheduled from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 

Interstate 265 (Snyder Freeway): Lane closures and delays are possible at the KY 146 overpass (mile point 30.4) for bridge deck repairs. These lane closures are scheduled from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 

Westbound Interstate 264 (Watterson Expressway): Shoulder closures and delays possible at entrance ramp from Breckenridge Lane (mile point 17.9) for tree trimming and brush removal.

 

Eastbound Interstate 264 (Watterson Expressway): Shoulder closures and delays possible at exit ramp to eastbound Interstate 64 (mile 19.0) for tree trimming andbrush removal.

 

Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the Bullitt/Jefferson County line and ½ mile north of the Outer Loop (mile points 123.1 and 127.5) for concrete pavement repairs. For the next several weekends, motorists will be diverted away from the construction activity by utilizing the collector/distributor lanes at the Outer Loop and Fern Valley Road exits. This traffic configuration will take place from 9 p.m. Fridays until 5 a.m. Mondays. The speed limit will be reduced to 45 MPH in the construction zone and double-fines will be enforced. Construction is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2009.

 

Interstate 264/Interstate 64 interchange: Shoulder closures and delays possible at the ramp to westbound I-64 approaching the Sherman Minton Bridge (mile point 0.1) for ramp replacement. In addition, shoulder closures and delays are possible on eastbound Interstate 64 at the ramp to eastbound I-264 (mile point 0.19) as part of this construction project. Construction is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2010.

 

Interstate 64: Lane closures and delays possible between I-265 and the Jefferson/Shelby County line (mile points 18.8 and 23.9) Aug. 10-14 from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. for roadway widening. The speed limit is reduced to 55 MPH in the construction zone and double-fines will be enforced. Construction is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2010. As part of this project, Gilliland Road is closed at the I-64 overpass. The road will be closed through October for removal and replacement of the bridge. Motorists should follow the signed detour via US 60, KY 1531 and KY 148.

 

Interstate 264 (Watterson Expressway): Lane closures and delays possible between US 60 and US 42 (mile points 19.8 and 22.2) for construction of an interchange at Westport Road. The speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH in the construction zone. Lane closures and delays are also possible on Westport Road between Hubbards Lane and I-264 (mile points 0.9 and 1.9). Speed limit on Westport Road has been reduced to 25 MPH in the construction zone. Construction is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2010.

 

Westbound KY 1447 (Westport Road): The westbound lane of the roadway will be closed at intersection with Thierman Lane (mile point 0.7) as part of the Westport Road widening project. This lane closure is scheduled through August 15 to allow for drainage installation. Motorists should follow the signed detour. The intersection of Thierman Lane and Westport Road will be signed as a 3-way stop.

 

US 60A: Lane closures and delays possible between Bardstown Road and Lexington Road (mile points 6.8 and 8.0) for roadway resurfacing. Lane closures will occur weeknights from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.

 

KY 1931 (Greenwood Road): Lane closures and delays possible between Cane Run Road and Dixie Highway (mile points 0 and 3.13) for roadway striping and installation of raised pavement markers. Lane closures are possible daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

 

KY 841 (Snyder Freeway): Lane closures and delays possible between US 31W and Interstate 65 (mile points 0 to 10.0) for median cable barrier installation. Lane closures are possible from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.

 

 

 

Scheduled roadwork is subject to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. For more information call (502) 210-5400 or 5-1-1. Further travel information can be found at 511.ky.gov.