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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 October 12:

Jefferson County:

I-65: Pending construction on northbound and southbound lanes between Outer Loop and Fern Valley Road (mile points 126.7 and 128.3) is scheduled to begin this weekend to mill and resurface a half-mile section of the roadway as well as portions of the ramps in this area. Lane closures are scheduled this weekend for the collector/distributor lanes and exit ramps southbound to the Outer Loop (Exit 127) and northbound I-65 to Fern Valley Road (Exit 128). These closures will take place from 9 p.m. Friday, October 17, through 5 a.m. Monday, October 20. Entrance and exit ramps will remain open.

Paving on the mainline I-65 lanes is scheduled for the weekend of October 24-27. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes in each direction. Motorists will be diverted away from the construction activity by utilizing the collector/distributor lanes at Outer Loop and Fern Valley Road exits. Work is scheduled from 9 p.m. Friday, October 24, 2008 through 5 a.m. on Monday, October 27. All entrance and exit ramps will remain open. Speed limit in the work zone will be reduced to 45 MPH. Motorists should expect delays.

I-71: Shoulder closures and delays possible between milepoints 8 and 11 due to expansion work. 

I-264 (Watterson Expressway): Lane closures possible between Shelbyville Road and Brownsboro Road due to construction. The speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH in the construction zone.

I-265 (Snyder Freeway): One southbound lane will be closed between I-71 and Brownsboro Road for pavement repairs. Lane closures are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 until midnight.

I-265: One lane will be closed in each direction at the Westport Road overpass from 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 13. The speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH in the construction zone.


Bullitt County:

Highway 31EX: Temporary closure between Highway 44 East and Highway 2706 (Kings Church Road) on Friday, Oct. 24, from 6-9 p.m. as part of Mount Washington's Concert in the Park and Hayride.


Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur and scheduled roadwork is subject to change without notice. For more information call (502) 210-5400.