2 ramp closures this weekend, 1 permanent closure in S. Ind.

2 ramp closures this weekend, 1 permanent closure in S. Ind.

2 ramp closures this weekend, 1 permanent closure in S. Ind.

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on September 27, 2013 at 12:10 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Two major exit ramps off Interstate 64 are slated to close for the upcoming weekend and a permanent closure is set to begin Monday in Southern Indiana.

The ramps from I-64 east to Hurstbourne Parkway north and south, exits 15 A and B, will close at 8 p.m. Friday and remain shut down until 5 a.m. Monday.

There will be detour signs in place to help drivers navigate around the closures.

Monday morning, the entrance ramp from 6th Street near Bales Auto Mall will shut down permanently. Broadway Street from Court Avenue to 6th Street will also close permanently.

Drivers can detour on Court Avenue to Spring Street and used the 10th Street ramp.

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Work Currently Underway:
Louisville Streets:
•    The left lane and left parking lane of Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street are expected to be closed through Monday, September 30 for work on a temporary signal.
 
•    The right lane of Preston Street from Market Street to Jefferson Street is expected to be closed through Monday, September 30 for work on a temporary signal.
 
•    Lane closures are expected on Witherspoon Street from Clay Street to River Road through Monday, September 30 for utility work and pile driving.  Flaggers will be directing traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. One lane of traffic will be moving in each direction the rest of the day.
 
•    The right lane and right parking lane on Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street are scheduled to be closed through Monday, September 30 for pile driving in the area.
 
•    The right lane and right parking lane on Jackson Street from Market Street to Jefferson Street are scheduled to be closed through Monday, September 30 for pile driving in the area.
 
•    The right lane on Witherspoon Street from Clay Street to Preston Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, October 4 for utility relocation and crane placement.

Work Scheduled for Next Week:

Louisville Streets:
Work scheduled to begin Monday, September 30:
•    Jackson Street is scheduled to be closed from Jefferson Street to Market Street Monday, September 30-Friday, October 11 for pile driving in the area.
 
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:
•    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 for several months.
 
•     US 31-South, in the area just south of Stansifer Avenue, has been reduced to one lane for several months.  Vehicles are still able to exit onto 10th Street.



 

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