Downtown Crossing: Look Ahead Week of April 7

Downtown Crossing: Look Ahead Week of April 7

Downtown Crossing: Look Ahead Week of April 7

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by News release

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Look Ahead: Week of April 7

The following closures and lane restrictions are expected this week in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing:
 
Work Currently Underway:
 
Louisville Streets:

  • Adams Street from Campbell Street to Cabel Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 for paving work. 
  • Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Clay Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 to set beams.
  • Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 to set beams.
  • Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 to set beams. 
  • The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 for bridge work.
  • The right lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 for bridge work.

Indiana Side:

  • 9th Street from Indiana Avenue to just west of I-65 is scheduled to be closed weekdays through Saturday, April 19 for storm sewer work. It’s expected to close around 8 a.m. and reopen by 4 p.m. each day.

Work Scheduled for This Week:
 
Kentucky Side:
 
Work scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 8:

  • The ramp from I-64 East to I-71 North is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 9 for restriping and temporary barrier 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.
  • One lane of I-71 North from the I-64 East ramp to just east of Frankfort Avenue is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 9 for restriping and temporary barrier work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

Work scheduled for Thursday, April 10:

  • The ramp from I-71 South to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, April 10 for restriping. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. A signed detour will be in place.
  • One lane of I-71 South from just east of Frankfort Avenue to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, April 10 for restriping. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
  • Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, April 10 for pothole patching. Work is scheduled 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Louisville Streets:
 
Work scheduled to begin Friday, April 11:

  • The right lane of Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street is scheduled to be closed Friday, April 11-Sunday, April 27 to set beams. 
  • The right lane of Jefferson Street  from Jackson Street to Preston Street is scheduled to be closed Friday, April 11-Sunday, April 27 to set beams.

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.
  • Missouri Avenue is closed between Court Avenue and S. Clark Boulevard for extensive utility work in the area. It’s expected to remain closed into July 2014.
  • Lane restrictions are in place on the Indiana approach to the Clark Memorial Bridge. Traffic is reduced to one lane on US 31 South from just south of Court Avenue to the bridge. The southbound sidewalk is also closed. The restrictions are expected to be in place for several weeks.
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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