Look Ahead: Week of March 10

Look Ahead: Week of March 10

Look Ahead: Week of March 10

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Press Release

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 3:17 PM

The following closures and lane restrictions are expected this 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 Saturday, March 22, with access to local traffic only.
•    Witherspoon Street from River Road to Adams Street is scheduled to be closed through Monday, March 17 for pile driving.
•    The right lane and right parking lane on Preston Street from Market Street to Liberty Street are scheduled to be closed through Tuesday, April 1 for abutment work.
•    The right lane and left lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Tuesday, April 1 for work on retaining walls and bridge decking.
•    The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Tuesday, April 1 for bridge work.

Work Scheduled for This Week:
 
Kentucky Side:
 
Work scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 11:
•    The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 North is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, March 11-Friday, March 14 to prepare for upcoming demolition work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.
•    One lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to I-65 is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, March 11-Friday, March 14 to prepare for upcoming demolition work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.
•    One lane of I-64 West from Mellwood Avenue to the I-65 exit ramp is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, March 11 and Wednesday, March 12 to install panels and remove guardrails. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.
Work scheduled for Wednesday, March 12:
•    One lane of I-71 North from I-65 to Frankfort Avenue is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, March 12 for electrical work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.
Work scheduled for Thursday, March 13:
•    Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, March 13 for pothole patching. Work is scheduled 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Louisville Streets:
 
Work scheduled to begin Thursday, March 13:
•    Preston Street from Main Street to Jefferson Street is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, March 13-Monday, March 24 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 Floyd Street is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, March 13-Monday, March 24 to set beams. It’s expected to close around 7 p.m. and reopen by 5 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.
•    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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