East End Crossing: Traffic Alerts for Kentucky and Indiana

East End Crossing: Traffic Alerts for Kentucky and Indiana

East End Crossing: Traffic Alerts for Kentucky and Indiana

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Posted on December 13, 2013 at 11:31 PM

Kentucky: Lane restrictions on U.S. 42 Dec. 16-17:

The left lanes of U.S. 42 northbound and southbound in Kentucky will be restricted in the vicinity of the U.S. 42 and KY 841/Gene Snyder Freeway intersection Dec. 16-17 from 9 a.m. – to 3 p.m. each day. Traffic will be able to continue to use U.S 42 northbound and southbound during this time. Residents are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.

Kentucky: Lane switch on KY 841/Gene Snyder Freeway beginning Dec. 17:

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. 17. This arrangement will likely continue for about nine months.

Kentucky: Lane switch on Springdale Rd beginning Dec. 17:

Traffic on current Springdale Road alignment will be shifted onto a new alignment at the intersection of Wolf Pen Branch Road via temporary pavement beginning Dec. 17.

Kentucky: Blasting schedule for week of Dec. 16:

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 16.

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

•    Monday, December 16, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

•    Tuesday, December 17, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

•    Wednesday, December 18, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

•    Thursday, December 19, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

•    Friday, December 20, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

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: Lane restrictions on SR 62 northbound Dec. 16-18:

There will be lane restrictions on SR 62 northbound in Indiana in the vicinity of the SR 265 and SR 62 interchange Dec. 16-18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The lane restrictions will be in place for about a half mile in each direction of the interchange. Residents are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.

Indiana: Upper River Road closed beginning Dec. 18:

Upper River Road northbound and southbound in Indiana will be closed just north of Utica beginning Dec. 18 for East End Crossing construction activities. This arrangement will likely continue for the duration of the construction project. Flaggers will be present to temporarily stop and guide traffic through this area. Residents are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.

Indiana: Blasting schedule for week of Dec. 16:

Blasting to prepare for the East End Crossing is scheduled to occur in Indiana near Upper River Road and Salem Road, just east of Utica. There will not be any traffic stops for this blast.

The date and approximate time (within 15 minutes) will be:

•    Monday, December 16, at about 3 p.m.

Blasting is also scheduled to occur in Indiana on Utica-Sellersburg Road, near the Brookhollow subdivision. Prior to each blast in this location, 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 Utica-Sellersburg Road between Shadowbrook Lane and Surrey Road.

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

•    Tuesday, December 17, at about 3 p.m.

•    Wednesday, December 18, at about 3 p.m.

•    Thursday, December 19, at about 3 p.m.

•    Friday, December 20, at about 3 p.m.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, these schedules may change.  If any such changes occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing
 

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