DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD March 14

DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD March 14

DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD March 14

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by NEWS RELEASE

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 14 at 2:44 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NEWS RELEASE) – The following closures and lane restrictions are expected this week and next 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 Monday, March 24, with access to local traffic only.

•    Witherspoon Street from River Road to Adams Street is scheduled to be closed through Monday, March 24 for pile driving.

•    The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Tuesday, April 1 for bridge work.

Work Scheduled for Next Week:

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled for Monday, March 17:

•    The ramp from Story Avenue to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Monday, March 17 for a deck pour. 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-64 West from Mellwood Avenue to the I-65 ramp is scheduled to close overnight Monday, March 17 for a deck pour. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

•    One lane of the ramp from I-71 South to I-65 is scheduled to close overnight Monday, March 17 for a deck pour. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled for Tuesday, March 18:

•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-71 North is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, March 18 to prepare for future work. 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 North from Frankfort Avenue to 1,000 feet east of Frankfort Avenue is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, March 18 to prepare for future work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled for Wednesday, March 19:

•    One lane of I-65 South from the Kennedy Bridge to the Jefferson Street exit is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, March 19 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled for Thursday, March 20:

•    Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, March 20 for pothole patching. Work is scheduled 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Louisville Streets:

Work scheduled for Monday, March 17:

•    Liberty Street from Preston Street to Floyd Street is scheduled to close overnight Monday, March 17 to install panels. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled for Wednesday, March 19:

•    Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, March 19 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled to begin Thursday, March 20:

•    Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street is scheduled to close Thursday, March 20-Sunday, March 23 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. Thursday and reopen by 5 a.m. on Sunday. A continued overnight closure follows.

•    Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street is scheduled to close Thursday, March 20-Sunday, March 23 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. Thursday and reopen by 5 a.m. on Sunday. A continued overnight closure follows.

Work scheduled to begin Sunday, March 23:

•    Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street is scheduled to close overnight Sunday, March 23-Sunday, March 30 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

•    Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street is scheduled to close overnight Sunday, March 23-Sunday, March 30 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

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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