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BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Jan. 25

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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 Jan. 25:

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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 65: Lane closures delays possible between I-264 and Fern Valley Road (mile points 131.2 and 128.1) for guardrail installation and bridge joint repairs. Lane closures are possible on weekends from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday. Construction is scheduled for completion in January 2010.

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. 

Interstate 64: Construction delays and temporary traffic stoppages possible between I-265 and the Jefferson/Shelby County line (mile points 18.8 and 23.9) for roadway widening. Traffic stoppages are possible daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. during blasting operations. Eastbound I-64 traffic lanes are split with permanent barrier wall between the two travel lanes. Motorists should be aware that the shoulders are limited and narrow at the bridge crossings. This traffic pattern will remain in effect throughout the winter. 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. Intermittent traffic stoppages on weekdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Flagging operations will be in place for traffic control.

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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.