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BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of June 7

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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 7:

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Bullitt County:

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 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.  .  Lane closure scheduled for westbound I-64 from 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 7th until 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8th.  Westbound I-64 traffic lanes will be 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.

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) will be closed beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8th.  These ramp closures will remain in place until July 2, 2010 and will allow for pavement removal and replacement. Motorists should follow the signed detour via New Albany, Indiana.

Interstate 65:  Shoulder closures possible in both directions between Interstate 264 and Fern Valley Road (mile points 128.1 and 131.2) on Monday, June 7th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to allow for sign installation.

US 31 (Clark Memorial Bridge):  The bridge is reduced to one lane in each direction to allow for repairs and painting.

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. 

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 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 1450 (Blue Lick Road):  Lane closures and delays possible between the Jefferson/Bullitt County line and Preston Highway (mile point  0 and 3.5) due to roadway milling and resurfacing.  Work is scheduled Sunday " Thursday from 6:00 p.m. each evening until 6:00 a.m. the following morning.

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. 

Old LaGrange Road (CR 1010):  Roadway will be closed in Lyndon between United States Post Office and Ormsby Road beginning June 7th due to bridge replacement.  Motorists should follow the signed detour via Ormsby Road, Westport Road and Lyndon Lane.

Echo Trail (CR 1047):  Roadway will be closed just north of KY 1819 beginning June 14th 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.