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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

KYTC Releases Summer Road Construction Update for Northern Kentucky

Get ready for more construction this week on the Combs-Hehl Bridge.


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 would like the public to be aware of the following conditions and/or operations that are being reported for highways in District Six. Changes and/or additions from the last report are in red. Motorists should be aware of possible delays or lane closures on the following projects:




CAMPBELL COUNTY, KENTUCKY – CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO
Monday through Friday, July 13 – July17 - Various lane closures on Kellogg Avenue at the I-275 overpasses daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

· Single-lane closures on I-275 West and East between Four Mile and the Combs Hehl bridge nightly from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. 
 
· Single-lane closure on I-275 West between Four Mile and the Combs Hehl bridge nightly from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m.

· Various lane closures on Kellogg Avenue at the I-275 overpasses nightly from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m.


The following restrictions will be in place for trucks entering Ohio from Kentucky:
- 10’ wide
- 75’ overall length
- Weight restriction of 120,000 lbs.
- Motorists should be alert when entering the work zone. Lane closures are to shift traffic to the outside shoulder of west I-275 in preparation of a contraflow configuration that will begin near Sutton Road and end on the Kentucky side of the Combs-Hehl Bridge. 

The contraflow lane will remain in place until approximately late November. Click here for more information about this project.


BOONE COUNTY, KENTUCKY – DEARBORN COUNTY, INDIANA
· I-275 (Carroll-Cropper Bridge) 13.2 – 13.8 mile-marker - A bridge inspection will take place on the Carroll Cropper Bridge. Monday through Friday, July 13 – 17, the right eastbound lane will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

 A right westbound lane closure may also take place from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Motorists should watch for crews and equipment in the work zone. Expect short delays.


KENTON – BOONE COUNTY
· I-275 Westbound (82.4 - 83.7/0 – 1.5 mile-marker) – A pavement rehab project from Dixie Highway to Mineola Pike is in progress. ​Please slow down to merge! Traffic has been shifted into Phase 2. Two lanes of travel are open on I-275 westbound, and the new pattern of traffic for the next phase of improvement work has been set. 

Traffic is using the two left lanes of travel from Turkeyfoot Road to Mineola Pike, while work continues on the right and outer lanes. This traffic pattern is expected to be in place until mid-July. The right lane of I-71/75 southbound is closed from the Buttermilk Pike on ramp to the I-275 exit ramp. 

This closure is expected to be in place through mid-July while ramp work is completed.

Friday, July 10 - Saturday, July 11, weather permitting:
Ongoing improvement work on I-275 will require various ramp closures Friday night and early Saturday morning.

· At midnight, the ramp from I-275 westbound to I-75 northbound will be CLOSED.

· Also beginning at midnight, there will be rolling roadblocks on the ramp from I-275 westbound to I-75 southbound. Law enforcement will close the ramp in 15-minute increments to safely allow work crews to set the next traffic pattern for additional improvement work on I-275. The ramp closures will continue intermittently until 5 a.m., Saturday morning.

Both ramps will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m., Saturday morning.

Nighttime lane closures that reduce traffic to a single lane may occur periodically. All work is weather dependent. For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress


BOONE COUNTY
· I-75 SB (183 - 178 mile-marker) – An interstate rehabilitation project is in progress on I-75 in Boone County between the Kenton County Line (MP 183.08) and Mt. Zion Road (MP 178.02). The project will consist of an asphalt pavement rehabilitation/resurfacing and the addition of auxiliary lanes on I-75 in both directions from KY 536 (Mt. Zion Road) to US 42. 

 The speed limit will be reduced by 10 MPH in the project area. Double fines will be issued in the work zone. Motorists should watch for work crews, equipment, lane closures, and trucks entering and exiting traffic throughout the work zone. For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress


· KY 237 (Pleasant Valley Road) – A project is in progress on Pleasant Valley Road between Valley View Drive and Rogers Lane. The roadway is being widened and re-aligned and includes the construction of a bridge and roundabout. Thunder Ridge Drive is closed at KY 237. 

 Residents can use other streets to access. KY 237 will be shifted to the new pavement so that construction can continue. The project will also include a multi-use path on both sides of the road. Motorists should be aware of flaggers for lane closures throughout the project. For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress

· KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) – Work continues on the KY 536 corridor in Boone County extending from Old Union Road to I-75. The intersection of NEW Mt. Zion Rd. and US 42 is open. Please remember, the traffic pattern has changed and this is an active work zone. 

Crews will be working on Gunpowder between Mt. Zion Rd. (KY 536) and Caspen Lane. Traffic wishing to enter a roundabout always yields to traffic already in the roundabout. The posted speed limit is 35 MPH. For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress

· KY 536 (Mt Zion Road) Double Crossover Diamond (DCD) interchange – Construction is in progress between Tiburon Drive and US 25 (Dixie Highway). Occasional lane closures may occur, but traffic will be maintained with flaggers when needed. 

 In addition, crews will continue work on Biltmore Dr., Biltmore Blvd., and Sherwood Lakes Dr. daily between 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. During this time, temporary road closures may be needed and short-term detours will be put into place. For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress

· KY 338 (Richwood Road) Double Crossover Diamond (DCD) interchange – Work is on progress on Best Pal Drive, Winning Colors Drive and Triple Crown Blvd daily between 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. During this time, temporary road closures may be needed and short-term detours will be put into place. Utility relocation work is ongoing within the project area, but there are no significant impacts to traffic related to construction at this time. 

Occasional lane closures may occur, but traffic will be maintained with flaggers when needed. The right lane of I-71/75 southbound is closed at the Richwood Road (KY 338) Exit 175 for approximately one-mile. This closure is expected to be in place through mid-July. For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress

· New I-275 – Graves Road Interchange – Construction is in progress. In addition, a barrier wall has been set in the shoulder of I-275 east and westbound between the existing Grave Road overpass and the Petersburg Road exit while crews work outside the travel lanes. Graves Rd. is now permanently closed to all traffic at the I-275 bridge. Williams Road remains open to traffic. Please use caution when traveling through active work zones. For more information, visit DrivingNKYProgress


BRACKEN COUNTY
· KY 8 (Mary Ingles Highway) 1.2 milepost – As of May 18, KY 8 will be closed to traffic for a bridge rehabilitation project on KY 8 over Holts Creek. A signed detour will be in place using KY 2828 (Ivor Road) to KY 9 (AA Highway) to KY 19. Closure to remain in place for approximately two months. For more information, visit Bridging Kentucky





CAMPBELL COUNTY
· KY 9 (AA Highway) 16.3 milepost – An intersection improvement project at KY 9 and KY1998 (Pooles Creek Road)/Gloria Terrell is scheduled to begin July 16, weather permitting. There will be left lane closures on KY 9, northbound and southbound, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for approximately two weeks. 

Motorists should exercise caution and watch for flaggers, traffic control devices, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone. Expect short delays. The estimated completion is Sept. 14, 2020.

· KY 2238 (Three Mile Road) 1.6 milepost – Off roadwork has begun on a bridge replacement project on KY 2238 over 3-Mile Creek. Construction work will begin in June. Traffic will be shifted onto the temporary pavement while they construct the new bridge next to the old structure. The old bridge will remain in service during the project. For more information, visit Bridging Kentucky


GRANT COUNTY
· I-75 SB (145.6 – 143.2 mile-marker) – A resurfacing project on I-75 Southbound is in progress starting at the Ragtown Road underpass to the Scott County line. Work will take place during nighttime hours of 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. and a double lane closure will be in place. Daytime work will also require possible lane closures. Motorists should be alert in the work zone.

· KY 22 (Taft Highway) – Three bridge replacement projects and highway safety improvement project on KY 22 (Taft Highway) is in progress. The project will require a full closure. This project will have two phases of work and road closures.

· Phase 1 – KY 22 (5.7 – 10.7 mile-marker) - The Baton Rouge Bridge is open to traffic.

· Phase 2 – June 11 – Nov. 30 – KY 22 (5.7 – 0.6 mile-marker) is closed to through traffic from KY 36 (Stewartsville Road) to KY 1993 (Lawrenceville Road) for the twin bridge replacements at Rattlesnake Creek and Eagle Creek. Signed detours will be in place using KY 1993 (Keefer Lawrenceville Road) to U.S. 25 to KY 36 (Stewardsville Road) to KY 22 (Taft Highway). Access will be maintained for residents who live along the closed section. For more information, visit Bridging Kentucky


KENTON COUNTY
· I-71/75 Southbound/Northbound (186.7 – 190.7 mile-marker) – A pavement improvement project is in progress on a 4-mile area in the Cut-in-the-Hill area between the Fort Mitchell-Dixie Highway area and MLK/12th Street (Exit 191) in Covington (186.7-190.7 mileposts). Southbound work continues until mid-July on the right two lanes. Traffic is shifted to the left two lanes southbound. ​The I-71/75 northbound traffic is shifted to the left two lanes. This configuration will be in place until early August. Nighttime and weekend work will also take place. The speed limit will be reduced from 55 MPH to 45 MPH in the project area. Double fines will be issued in the work zone. The project has an October 2020 completion.

· KY 371 (Amsterdam Road) 5.5 milepost – A waterline rehabilitation project is in progress on KY 371 (Amsterdam Road) near Deer Field Drive. Work will take place during daytime hours starting at 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Motorists should watch for flaggers when entering the work zone.

· U.S. 25 Dixie Highway – KY 1072 (Kyles Lane) intersection – An intersection improvement project is in progress. There will be alternating lane closures throughout the project in both directions. Motorists should expect delays and avoid the route, if possible. When approaching and traveling around the intersection, drivers should slow down and use extra caution.


For the latest up to date information on road conditions throughout Kentucky, motorists can go to GoKY.

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