Downtown Crossing: Looking ahead for the Ohio River Bridges

Downtown Crossing: Looking ahead for the Ohio River Bridges

Downtown Crossing: Looking ahead for the Ohio River Bridges

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by PRESS RELEASE

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 20, 2013 at 1:49 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 20, 2013) – 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:

•    Floyd Street from Liberty Street to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is scheduled to be closed through Monday, December 23 for piling work. 

•    Witherspoon Street from just east of Louisville Slugger Field to Clay Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, December 21 for work in the area.

•    The right lane of westbound Witherspoon Street from River Road to Adams Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, January 4 for work on a retaining wall.

•    The right lane and right parking lane on eastbound Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, January 11 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 Saturday, January 18 for piling work.

•    The left lane and both parking lanes on Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, January 18 for piling and excavation work.

•    The right lane and left lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, January 18 for excavation and demolition work.

•    The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, January 18 for work on a retaining wall.

Work Scheduled for Next Week:

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled to begin Thursday, December 26:

•    The left lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to the I-71 North exit ramp is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, December 26-Saturday, December 28 to set bridge beams.  It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

Louisville Streets:

Work scheduled to begin Thursday, December 26:

•    Witherspoon Street from River Road to Adams Street is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, December 26-Saturday, December 28 to set bridge beams.  It’s expected to close around 8 p.m. and reopen by 6 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.

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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