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Bridges Project

June 3, 2014

Bridges construction expected to impact traffic

Closures begin tonight

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — The following closures and lane restrictions are expected this week in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project:

BEGINNING TONIGHT

• The ramp from Interstate 64 east to I-65 north is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3, for overhead bridge work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. A signed detour will be in place.

• The ramp from I-64 west to I-65 is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3, through Saturday, June 7, for pile driving. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.

• The ramp from I-64 east to I-71 north is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3, through Sunday, June 8, to prepare for a traffic switch. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.

• The ramp from Story Avenue to I-64 west is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3, through Saturday, June 7, for pile driving. 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 the ramp from I-65 south to Jefferson Street is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3 for work zone access. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

• Only one lane of I-64 west from the Story Avenue ramp to the I-65 split is scheduled to be open overnight Tuesday, June 3, through Saturday, June 7, for pile driving. Lane closures are expected to begin around 9 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. each day.

• One lane of I-64 east from 3rd Street to I-65 is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3, for overhead bridge work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

• One lane of I-71 north from I-64 to Frankfort Avenue is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3, through Friday, June 6, for bridge work and to set beams. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

• One lane of I-71 south from Beargrass Creek to I-64 is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, June 3, through Friday, June 6, to drive pile and set beams. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

 BEGINNING THURSDAY

• Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, June 5, for pothole patching. Work is scheduled 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

BEGINNING FRIDAY

• One lane of I-64 east from the Kennedy Bridge to the I-64/I-71 split is scheduled to close overnight Friday, June 6, through Sunday, June 8, to prepare for a traffic switch. It’s scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.

BEGINNING SUNDAY

• The ramp from I-65 south/I-65 north to I-64 east is scheduled to close overnight Sunday, June 8, to prepare for a traffic switch. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. A signed detour will be in place.

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