Week of Dec. 2: Road closure and blasting schedule

Week of Dec. 2: Road closure and blasting schedule

Week of Dec. 2: Road closure and blasting schedule

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Posted on November 27, 2013 at 3:56 PM

Kentucky: Lane switch on KY 841/Gene Snyder Freeway beginning Dec. 5

Southbound KY 841/Gene Snyder Freeway will be shifted east just north of the I-71 interchange and shifted back to its normal route after the interchange via temporary pavement beginning Dec. 5. This arrangement will likely continue for about nine months.

Kentucky: Road Closure on River Rd Dec. 5-9

East End Crossing construction activities will result in a road closure in Kentucky on River Road in the area between Wolf Pen Branch Road and Timber Ridge beginning Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. River Road will be reopened on Monday, Dec. 9 at 5 a.m. in the afternoon. This area of River Road will remain accessible to residents who in the in affected area.   

Kentucky: Blasting schedule for week of Dec. 2

Blasting to prepare for the new tunnel in the east end of Louisville is scheduled to occur near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841 during the week of December 2.

The dates and approximate times (within 15 minutes) will be:

•    Monday, December 2, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
•    Tuesday, December 3, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
•    Wednesday, December 4, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
•    Thursday, December 5, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
•    Friday, December 6, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
•    Saturday, December 7, at about 12 noon (tentative)

Prior to each blast, traffic must be stopped for five to twenty minutes for the safety of the workers and the traveling public. Traffic stops during the blasts will occur on KY 841 between Wolf Pen Branch Road and U.S. 42, and on U.S. 42 between Wolf Pen Branch Road and Bridgepointe Boulevard. In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, blast times may occasionally change.

NOTE: A message will be posted on the project website at www.kyinbridges.com Thursday of each week regarding the anticipated blasting schedule for the following week. Pre-blast surveys are ongoing; no blasting will occur within 500 feet of any residence prior to the completion of a pre-blast survey for that residence.

Indiana: Blasting schedule for week of Dec. 2

The dates and approximate times (within 15 minutes) will be:

•    Wednesday, December 4, at about 3 p.m.
•    Thursday, December 5, at about 3 p.m.
•    Friday, December 6, at about 3 p.m.

NOTE: A message will be posted on the project website at www.kyinbridges.com Thursday of each week regarding the anticipated blasting schedule for the following week.
In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, these schedules may change.  If any such changes occur, they will be posted here, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at Facebook.
 

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