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Bridges Project

August 13, 2013

Lane of U.S. 31 to stay closed due to road construction

Bridges project shuts down portion of roadway

CLARK COUNTY — The following closures and lane restrictions are expected the rest of this week and next week in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project.

In Indiana: The left lane of U.S. 31 south is closed from under the Brown Station Way overpass and ending just north of Stansifer Avenue. The closure will continue this week as crews construct temporary pavement in the area.

In Kentucky: Work scheduled for this week includes an overnight closure of the Interstate 64 east to I-65 north ramp until Friday for demolition work. The ramp is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

One lane of I-64 east from Ninth Street to Witherspoon Street is scheduled to be closed overnight until Friday for demolition work in the area. It will close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

The right lane of I-64 west to the I-65 south ramp from Witherspoon Street to Main Street is scheduled to close overnight until Friday for demolition work. It is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

The right lane of I-65 south from Jefferson Street to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is scheduled to close overnight until Friday for work on temporary lighting. It is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

Louisville streets: Daytime lane restrictions are expected on Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Clay Street until Friday for demolition work in the area. Restrictions are expected from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. One lane will be open in each direction.

Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Clay Street is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday for demolition work. It’s scheduled to close around 8 p.m. and will reopen by 5 a.m.

Daytime lane restrictions are expected on Main Street from Hancock to Jackson streets Thursday and Friday. Restrictions are expected from around 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. One lane will be open in each direction.

Work scheduled for next week, to begin Monday: The ramp from I-64 east to I-65 north is scheduled to close overnight next week Monday to Friday for demolition work in the area. It is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

The left lane of I-64 east from Ninth Street to Witherspoon Street is scheduled to close overnight next week Monday to Friday for demolition work. It is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

The right lane of I-64 west to the I-65 south ramp from Witherspoon Street to Main Street is scheduled to close overnight next week Monday to Friday for demolition work. It is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

The ramp from I-71 south to I-64 west is scheduled to close overnight on Monday and Tuesday for temporary striping and the placement of temporary barrier wall in the area. It is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

For more information on bridges-related road construction, please visit newsandtribune.com and click on the “Bridges Project” logo.

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