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BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 8

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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 Feb. 8:

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BULLITT COUNTY:

KY 61: Construction delays are possible between John Harper Highway and Cardinal Avenue (mile points 19.4 and 20.1) for roadway widening.

KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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Jefferson County:

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.

Interstate 64: Construction delays possible between I-265 and the Jefferson/Shelby County line (mile points 18.8 and 23.9) for roadway widening. Lane closures are possible on westbound Interstate 64 Tuesday, February 9, through Friday, February 12, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. to allow for asphalt pavement repairs. Traffic stoppages are possible in each direction daily between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. during blasting operations. The speed limit is reduced to 55 MPH in the construction zone. Construction is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2010.

Interstate 264: Shoulder closures possible between US 60 and US 42 (mile points 19.8 and 22.2) for construction of an interchange at Westport Road. Watch for construction vehicles entering and exiting the roadway. 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.

US 60A (Eastern Parkway): Roadway is closed between Hahn Street and the entrance to the J. B. Speed School of Engineering (mile point 3.8 to 3.7).This closure will allow for extensive repairs to the bridge over the CSX Railroad.Motorists should follow the signed detour via Crittenden Drive, Central Avenue and Third Street (KY 1020).

KY 155 (Taylorsville Road): Lane closures and delays possible between I-265 and Tucker Station Road (mile points 6.1 and 6.8) for installation of turning lanes.

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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.

For more I-65 project information, go to revive65.ky.gov.