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BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Mar. 08

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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 Mar. 08:

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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 264: Beginning Wednesday, March 10, lane closures and delays expected in both directions between Preston Highway and Interstate 64 (mile points 12.4 and 18.7) for concrete pavement repairs. The roadway may be reduced to three lanes weeknights from 8-10 p.m. After 10 p.m., the roadway may be reduced to two lanes until 6 a.m. On weekends, lane closures are possible from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday. 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 May 2010.

Interstate 65: Lane closures delays possible between I-264 and Fern Valley Road (mile points 131.2 and 128.1) for guardrail installation and shoulder repairs. Lane closures are possible weeknights from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. and weekends from 8 p.m. on Friday until 6 a.m. on Monday.

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, lane closures and delays are possible on eastbound Interstate 64 at the ramp to eastbound I-264 (mile point 0.19) daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 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. 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 and this is a double fine work 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 roadway striping.

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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.