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BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of June 28

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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 June 28:

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No interstate lane closures July 2-4, 2010 due to the Independence Day Holiday

Bullitt County:

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

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Jefferson County:

Westbound Interstate 64:  Right lane will be closed between Hurstbourne Parkway and I-264 (mile points 15.0 and 12.2) due construction of auxillary lane.  Lane closure is scheduled during the evenings of Wednesday, June 30th through Friday, July 2nd from 7:00 p.m. each evening until 6:00 a.m. the following morning.  The speed limit will be reduced to 45 MPH in the work zone.

Interstate 265:  Lane closures and delays possible between the Seatonville Road overpass and Taylorsville Road (mile points 18.8 and 23.3).  The roadway may be reduced to one lane weeknights Monday – Thursday from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. the following morning. On weekends, lane closures are possible from 7:00 p.m. on Friday until 6:00 a.m. on Monday.  The speed limit in the work zone will be reduced to 55 MPH.

Interstate 64:  Lane closures and delays possible between I-265 and the Jefferson/Shelby County line (mile points 18.8 and 23.9) due to roadway widening.  Traffic stoppages are possible in each direction daily between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. during blasting operations.  Westbound I-64 traffic lanes are split with permanent barrier wall between the two travel lanes.  All traffic exiting westbound I-64 to I-265 must be in the right lane at the beginning of the lane split.  Motorists should be aware that the shoulders are limited and narrow at the bridge crossings. Lanes will be restricted to 12 feet in width. The speed limit is reduced to 55 MPH in the construction zone and this is a double fine work zone.  Construction is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2010.  As part of this project, Clark Station Road is closed at the I-64 overpass.  The road is closed until November for removal and replacement of the bridge.  Motorists should follow the signed detour via US 60 to Conner Station Road (in Shelby County) to KY 148.

Beckley Station Road:  Roadway will be closed at Interstate 64 from 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 28th until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30th to remove existing bridge structure.  Motorists should follow the signed detour via US 60, English Station Road and KY 148.

Interstate 264/Interstate 64 interchange:  Entrance ramp from Bank Street to westbound I-264 and exit ramp from westbound I-264 to eastbound I-64 (mile point 0.33) is closed until July 2, 2010 and will allow for pavement removal and replacement. Motorists should follow the signed detour via New Albany, Indiana.  In addition, rolling road blocks will be in place on I-264 from 10:00 p.m. Monday, June 28th until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29th to allow for installation of an overhead sign truss.  Traffic will be stopped for approximately 15 minutes at a time.

Interstate 265:  Shoulder closures and delays possible at the ramps to Interstate 64 due to tree and brush removal.

US 31 (Clark Memorial Bridge):  The bridge is reduced to one lane in each direction to allow for repairs and painting.  The bridge will be closed from 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29th until 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 30th to allow for installation of joint seals.

US 31W (Dixie Highway):  Roadway will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the bridge over the Salt River (mile point 0.03) due to bridge repairs.  The travel lanes are 11 feet in width.  The speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH in the work zone. 

KY 155 (Taylorsville Road):  Lane closures and delays possible at the intersection with Landherr Drive (mile point 8.2) due to construction of the Blankenbaker Parkway extension.

KY 913 (Blankenbaker Parkway):  Lane closures and delays possible at the intersection with Blankenbaker Access Drive (mile point 0.9) due to roadway construction.

KY 1447 (Westport Road):  Lane closures and delays possible between Hubbards Lane and I-264 (mile points 0.9 and 1.9) due to roadway widening.  Speed limit on Westport Road has been reduced to 25 MPH in the construction zone.

KY 1865 (New Cut Road):  Lane closures and delay possible between Scottsdale Road and Palatka Road (mile points 2.2 and 3.0) due to roadway resurfacing.  Work is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. each evening until 6:00 a.m. the following morning. 

Old LaGrange Road (CR 1010):  Roadway is closed in Lyndon between United States Post Office and Ormsby Road through mid-August due to bridge replacement.  Motorists should follow the signed detour via Ormsby Road, Westport Road and Lyndon Lane.

Echo Trail (CR 1047):  Roadway is closed just north of KY 1819 due to bridge replacement.  Motorists should follow the signed detour via Old Heady Road and Brush Run Road.

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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.