DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD

DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD

DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD

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by NEWS RELEASE

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 15, 2013 at 3:12 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NEWS RELEASE) – 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:


•    Lane restrictions are expected on Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Adams Street through Saturday, November 30 for utility work and pile driving.  One lane of traffic will be open in each direction. 

•    The right lane of westbound Witherspoon Street from Adams Street to River Road is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 30.  Flaggers will be used at times to control traffic in one lane.

•    The left lane of Main Street from Hancock Street to Jackson Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 16 for work on retaining walls.

•    The right lane and right parking lane on eastbound Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 16 for abutment work.

•    The right lane and right parking lane on Preston Street from Market Street to Liberty Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 30 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 Friday, November 29 for pile driving and excavation work.

•    The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, November 22 for abutment work.

•    The right lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, November 22 for excavation work.

Work Scheduled for This Week:

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled for Friday, November 15:


•    The left lane of I-64 East from I-65 to just east of the I-71 North exit ramp is scheduled to be closed overnight Friday, November 15 for work on a temporary wall.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

•    There will be no access to I-64 East from I-65 North or I-65 South overnight Friday, November 15 for work on a temporary wall.  Access is expected to close around 9 p.m. and open by 5 a.m.  Detour routes will be signed.

Work Scheduled for Next Week:

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled to begin Monday, November 18:


•    One lane of I-64 East from I-65 to just east of the I-71 North exit ramp is scheduled to be closed overnight Monday, November 18 and Tuesday, November 19 for temporary paving and striping.   It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

•    One lane of I-71 South from Frankfort Avenue to the merge with I-64 West is scheduled to be closed overnight Monday, November 18 and Tuesday, November 19 for temporary paving and striping.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

Work scheduled for Tuesday, November 19:

•    The ramp from I-71 South to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, November 19 for temporary striping.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled for Wednesday, November 20:

•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 North is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, November 20 for work on a temporary wall.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

•    The left lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to just east of the I-71 North exit ramp is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, November 20 for work on a temporary wall.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled to begin Thursday, November 21:


•    The right lane of I-71 South from Frankfort Avenue to the merge with I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 for milling and work on a temporary wall.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.


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 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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