Downtown Crossing: Look Ahead Week of Dec. 16

Downtown Crossing: Look Ahead Week of Dec. 16

Downtown Crossing: Look Ahead Week of Dec. 16

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News Release

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 2:39 PM

The following closures and lane restrictions are expected this week in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing:

Work Currently Underway:

Louisville Streets:

•    Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Tuesday, December 17 for work on a storm sewer.
•    Floyd Street from Liberty Street to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is scheduled to be closed through Monday, December 23 for pile driving. 
•    Witherspoon Street from just east of Louisville Slugger Field to Clay Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, December 20 for work in the area.
•    The right lane of westbound Witherspoon Street from River Road to Adams Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, December 21 for work on a retaining wall.
•    The right lane and right parking lane on eastbound Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, December 28 for work on a retaining wall.
•    The right lane and right parking lane on Preston Street from Market Street to Liberty Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, December 28 for pile driving.
•    The left lane and both parking lanes on Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, December 28 for pile driving and excavation work.
•    The right lane and left lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, December 21 for excavation and demolition work.

Work Scheduled for This Week:

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled to begin Tuesday, December 17:

•    Rolling closures are expected overnight Tuesday, December 17 on I-65 North and I-65 South from the Kennedy Bridge to Muhammad Ali Boulevard for pothole patching.  Work will begin around 9 p.m., with all lanes open by 5 a.m.
•    Rolling closures are expected overnight Tuesday, December 17 on I-64 East and I-64 West from 22nd Street to Story Avenue for pothole patching.  Work will begin around 9 p.m., with all lanes open by 5 a.m.
•    The right lane of I-65 South from the approach to the Kennedy Bridge to Main Street is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, December 17 and Wednesday, December 18 for repairs and work on a temporary barrier wall.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.
Work scheduled for Wednesday, December 18:
•    The left lane of I-64 East from 3rd Street to just east of the I-71 North exit is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, December 18 for work on a temporary barrier wall.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
Work scheduled for Thursday, December 19:
•    The left lane of I-64 West from Story Avenue to the I-65 exit is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, December 19 for work on a temporary barrier wall.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Louisville Streets:

Work scheduled to begin Wednesday, December 18:

•    The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed Wednesday, December 18-Saturday, December 28 for work on a retaining wall.

Indiana Side:

Traffic change expected after the first of the year:

•    Drivers will yield, instead of merging onto 10th Street from I-65 North in Jeffersonville.  The new traffic pattern will take effect after the first of the year.

Continuing Closures and Restrictions:

Kentucky Side:

•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 South closed July 15 and is scheduled to be closed through the spring of 2016.
•    The right lane of I-65 South from the Jefferson Street ramp to Muhammad Ali Boulevard closed July 15 and is scheduled to be closed through 2016.

Indiana Side:

•    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 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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