LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NEWS RELEASE) – New bridge beams are being delivered this week for the Interstate 64 bridge over Bullskin Creek in Shelby County . This bridge is being replaced as is part of the I-64 widening project between Simpsonville and Shelbyville (mile points 27.9 and 32.8).
To accommodate placement of the new concrete beams, the right lane of eastbound I-64 will be closed from 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 until 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 23.
Access to the welcome center and Exit 32 to Shelbyville will be closed during this work. Motorists can travel to Shelbyville via Exit 35 further east.
The construction project, which will widen this section of I-64 from four lanes to six lanes, is scheduled for completion in late summer 2014.
The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Dial 511 or log on to 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You can also get traffic information for the District 5 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict5.