DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD Feb. 4

DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD Feb. 4

DOWNTOWN CROSSING: LOOK AHEAD Feb. 4

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by NEWS RELEASE

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 4:08 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (February 4, 2014) – The following closures and lane restrictions are expected this week in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing:

Work Currently Underway:

Louisville Streets:

•    Floyd Street from Liberty Street to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is scheduled to be closed through Wednesday, February 5 for abutment work. 

•    Adams Street from Campbell Street to Cabel Street is scheduled to be closed through Monday, February 17, with access to local traffic only.

•    Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Clay Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, February 21 for micropiling.

•    The right lane of westbound Witherspoon Street from River Road to Adams Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, March 1 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 Monday, February 10 for abutment work.

•    The left lane and both parking lanes on Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Monday, February 10 for abutment work.

•    The right lane and left lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, March 1 for piling and abutment work.

•    The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, March 1 for work on a retaining wall.

Work Scheduled for This Week:

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled to begin Wednesday, February 5:

•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 North is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6 to set beams.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.  A signed detour will be in place.

•    The right lane of the ramp from I-64 West/I-71 to I-65 South is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6 to set beams.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days. 

Work scheduled to begin Thursday, February 6:

•    One lane of I-64 West from Mellwood Avenue to the I-65 exit ramp is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7 to set beams.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

•    One lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to I-65 is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7 to set beams.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

•    The entrance ramp from Story Avenue to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7 to set beams.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.  A signed detour will be in place.

•    Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, February 6 for pothole patching.  Work is scheduled 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 

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.


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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