Downtown Crossing: Updated Look Ahead for Weeks of March 31, April 7

Downtown Crossing: Updated Look Ahead for Weeks of March 31, April 7

Downtown Crossing: Updated Look Ahead for Weeks of March 31, April 7

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by NEWS RELEASE

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 6:21 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NEWS RELEASE) -- The following closures and lane restrictions are expected the rest of this week and next week in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing:
 
Work Currently Underway:

Louisville Streets:
•    Adams Street from Campbell Street to Cabel Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 for paving work.
•    Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Clay Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 to set beams.
•    The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 for bridge work.
•    The left lane of Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Floyd Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 18 to set beams.
•    The right lane of Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 18 to set beams.
•    The right lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, April 11 for bridge work.

Work Scheduled for This Week:

Louisville Streets:

Work scheduled to begin Saturday, April 5:
•    Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street is scheduled to close overnight Saturday, April 5-Sunday, April 27 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.
•    Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street is scheduled to close overnight Saturday, April 5-Sunday, April 27 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

Work Scheduled for Next Week:

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled for Sunday, April 6:
•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-71 North is scheduled to close overnight Sunday, April 6 for temporary paving. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.  A signed detour will be in place.
•    One lane of I-71 South from just east of Frankfort Avenue to the I-64 West exit ramp is scheduled to close overnight Sunday, April 6 for temporary paving. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
•    One lane of I-71 North from the I-64 East exit ramp to just east of Frankfort Avenue is scheduled to close overnight Sunday, April 6 for temporary paving. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled to begin Monday, April 7:
•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-71 North is scheduled to close overnight Monday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 8 for restriping and temporary barrier work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days. A signed detour will be in place.
•    One lane of I-71 North from the I-64 East ramp to just east of Frankfort Avenue is scheduled to close overnight Monday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 8 for restriping and temporary barrier work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.
Work scheduled for Thursday, April 10:
•    The ramp from I-71 South to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, April 10 for restriping. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. A signed detour will be in place.
•    One lane of I-71 South from just east of Frankfort Avenue to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, April 10 for restriping. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
•    Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, April 10 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.
•    Lane restrictions are in place on the Indiana approach to the Clark Memorial Bridge. Traffic is reduced to one lane on US 31 South from just south of Court Avenue to the bridge. The southbound sidewalk is also closed. The restrictions are expected to be in place for several weeks.
 
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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