Downtown Crossing: Look Ahead Oct. 18-21

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WHAS11.com

Posted on October 18, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 18 at 9:24 PM

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:
•    Witherspoon Street from Adams Street to River Road is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, October 19 for pile driving in the area.  Parking lanes are also closed on Witherspoon from Slugger Field to Adams Street for related work through Saturday, October 26th.
•    Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, October 19 for pile driving in the area.
•    The right lane and right parking lane on Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, October 26 for abutment work.
•    The left lane of Main Street from Hancock Street to Jackson Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, October 25 for work on retaining walls.

Work Scheduled for This Week:

Louisville Streets:

Work Scheduled to begin Saturday, October 19
•    On Saturday, the above-mentioned Jackson Street closure will be lifted and the restrictions limited to the right lane and right parking lane through Saturday, Oct. 26 for abutment work.
•    The right parking lane of Floyd Street from Muhammad Ali Boulevard to Liberty Street is scheduled to be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Saturday, October 19 for soil removal.

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled to begin Friday, October 18:
•    The right lane of I-65 South from Jefferson Street to Floyd Street is scheduled to close overnight Friday, October 18 for beam support work in the area.  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 the I-71 North ramp is scheduled to close overnight Friday, October 18 for temporary striping.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 11 p.m.
•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-71 North is scheduled to close overnight Friday, October 18 and Monday, October 21 for temporary striping.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.
•    The right lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to the I-71 North ramp is scheduled to close overnight Friday, October 18 for temporary striping. It’s expected to close around 11 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
•    The ramp from I-71 South to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Friday, October 18 for temporary striping.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
•    The right lane of I-71 South from just east of Frankfort Avenue to the I-64 West ramp is scheduled to close overnight Friday, October 18 for temporary striping.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Indiana Side:

Work scheduled for Friday, October 18:
•    The ramp from US-31 South to eastbound 10th Street and the ramp from westbound 10th Street to US-31 South are scheduled to close overnight Friday, October 18.  They’re expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work Scheduled for Next Week:

Louisville Streets:
Work scheduled to begin Monday, October 21
•    The two right lanes and right parking lane of Jefferson Street will be closed from Jackson Street to Market Street from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22 for abutment removal.
Work scheduled to begin Tuesday, October 22
•    Jackson Street will be closed from Jefferson Street to Market Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for concrete pouring.
•    Alternating lane restrictions on Market Street from Hancock Street to Jackson Street are scheduled for Tuesday, October 22 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. for pile driving.
Work scheduled to begin Wednesday, October 23
•    The left lane and left parking lane of Preston Street are scheduled to be closed from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 24 for abutment work.

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled to begin Monday, October 21
•    The left lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to the I-71 North ramp is scheduled to close overnight Monday, October 21 for temporary wall installation. It’s expected to close around 11 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
•    The right lane of I-64 West to I-65 South between Witherspoon Street and Main Street is scheduled to close overnight Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22 for beam work.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.
•    The right lane of I-65 South from Witherspoon Street to Jefferson Street is scheduled to close overnight Monday, October 21-Thursday, October 24 for demolition work in the area.  It’s expected to close around 9 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 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.

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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