DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 12, 2014) – The following closures and lane restrictions are expected the rest of this week and next week in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing:

 

Work Currently Underway:

 

Louisville Streets:

 

·         Hancock Street from Main Street to Washington Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, September 26 for demolition work in the area. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Witherspoon Street from Slugger Field to Clay Street and from Adams Street to River Road through Friday, September 26 for bridge work. A signed detour will be in place.

·         Intermittent overnight lane closures are scheduled on Mellwood Avenue under I-64 through Friday, September 26 for demolition and pile driving, leaving only one lane of Mellwood Avenue open to traffic.

·         Intermittent lane closures are scheduled on Story Avenue under I-64 through Friday, September 26 for demolition and pile driving, leaving only one lane of Story Avenue open to traffic.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Frankfort Avenue from Story Avenue to River Road through Friday, September 26 for bridge work. Local access will be available between Story Avenue and Washington Street. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Floyd Street through Friday, September 26 for pile driving. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Main Street from Hancock Street to Jackson Street through Friday, September 26 for bridge work. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street through Friday, September 26 for demolition and bridge work. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Floyd Street from Muhammad Ali Boulevard to Liberty Street through Friday, September 26 for bridge work. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street through Friday, September 26 for bridge work. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street through Friday, September 26 for pile driving and concrete work. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Intermittent closures are scheduled on Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street through Friday, September 26 for pile driving and concrete work. A signed detour will be in place.

 

Indiana Side:

 

·         Market Street from the Kennedy Bridge to Fort Street is scheduled to be closed through late September to set beams. A signed detour is in place.

 

Work Scheduled for This Week:

 

Kentucky Side:

 

Work scheduled to begin Friday, September 12:

 

·         The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 North is scheduled to close overnight Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 for demolition work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         The ramp from Story Avenue to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 for work in the area. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Only one lane of I-64 West from the Story Avenue ramp to the I-65 split is scheduled to be open overnight Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 for work in the area. Lane closures are expected to begin around 9 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. both days.

 

·         One lane of I-65 South from the Kennedy Bridge to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is scheduled to close overnight Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 for pile driving. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

 

·         One lane of I-65 North from just past Brook Street to the Kennedy Bridge is scheduled to close overnight Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 for pile driving. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

·         One lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to the I-71 split is scheduled to close overnight Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 for demolition and bridge work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

Work scheduled to begin Saturday, September 13:

 

·         One lane of I-65 North on the Kennedy Bridge is scheduled to close Saturday, September 13 and Sunday, September 14 for inspection work. It’s expected to close around 7 a.m. and reopen around 7 p.m. both days.

 

Work Scheduled for Next Week:

 

Kentucky Side:

 

Work scheduled to begin Monday, September 15:

 

·         The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 North is scheduled to close overnight Monday, September 15-Saturday, September 20 for demolition work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         The ramp from Story Avenue to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Monday, September 15-Saturday, September 20 for bridge work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.

 

·         Only one lane of I-64 West from the Story Avenue ramp to the I-65 split is scheduled to be open overnight Monday, September 15-Saturday, September 20 for bridge work. Lane closures are expected to begin around 9 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. each day.

 

·         One lane of I-65 South from the Kennedy Bridge to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is scheduled to close overnight Monday, September 15-Saturday, September 20 for pile driving. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

 

·         One lane of I-65 North from just past Brook Street to the Kennedy Bridge is scheduled to close overnight Monday, September 15-Saturday, September 20 for pile driving. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

·         One lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to the I-71 split is scheduled to close overnight Monday, September 15-Saturday, September 20 for demolition and bridge work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

Work scheduled for Thursday, September 18:

 

·         Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, September 18 for pothole patching. Work is scheduled 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Work scheduled to begin Friday, September 19:

 

·         One lane of I-71 South from the I-64 West exit ramp to the I-64 West merge with I-65 is scheduled to close Friday, September 19 and Saturday, September 20 to pour concrete. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. Friday and reopen by 5 a.m. Sunday, September 21.

 

·         One lane of I-64 East from the I-71 split to the Story Avenue ramp is scheduled to close overnight Friday, September for work on a barrier wall. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

 

Indiana Side:

 

Work scheduled to begin Monday, September 15:

 

·         One lane of I-65 North from the Kennedy Bridge to Brown’s Station Way is scheduled to close overnight Monday, September 15 and Tuesday, September 16 for work in the median. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

·         One lane of I-65 South from Brown’s Station Way to the Kennedy Bridge is scheduled to close overnight Monday, September 15 for work in the median. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

 

Continuing Closures and Restrictions:

 

Kentucky Side:

 

·         The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 South closed July 15, 2013 and is expected to be closed through the spring of 2016.

 

·         I-65 North from Muhammad Ali Boulevard to Witherspoon Street has been reduced from three through lanes of traffic to two, with the right lane a mandatory exit to Muhammad Ali Boulevard. The lane reduction is expected to continue into 2015.

·         The right lane of I-65 South from the Jefferson Street ramp to Muhammad Ali Boulevard closed July 15, 2013 and is expected to be closed through 2016.

 

Indiana Side:

 

·         I-65 South and I-65 North have been reduced from three to two through lanes of traffic from the Kennedy Bridge to Brown’s Station Way. Lane restrictions will remain in place along this stretch of I-65 until late 2016, when the project nears completion.

 

·         Broadway Street has closed from Court Avenue to 6th Street. This includes the closure of the 6th Street ramp to I-65 North. These are permanent closures.

 

·         7th Street has closed from Missouri Avenue to Broadway Street. This is a permanent closure.

·         VFW Boulevard has closed from 7th Street to 9th Street. This is a permanent closure.

                                                                                                     

·         US 31-South (Exit Ramp 1) from Brown’s Station Way to Stansifer Avenue has been reduced to two lanes.

 

·         US 31-South, in the area just south of Stansifer Avenue, has been reduced to one lane.  Vehicles are still able to exit onto 10th Street.

 

·         The northbound collector distributor ramp in Jeffersonville has been reduced to one lane between 10th Street and Stansifer Avenue. The closure will be in place through late 2015.

The actual starting date and duration for the work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen activities occur. Also, given the aggressive overall construction schedule for the project, Walsh DBT may shift work schedules when opportunities arise. Find all of the latest traffic information at www.kyinbridges.com.

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