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Bridges Project

September 23, 2013

Latest road closures and restrictions announced due to bridge work

Construction tied to the downtown portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project

— 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.

Work currently underway in Louisville includes the right lane and right parking lane of Jefferson Street, from Preston to Jackson streets, and is expected to be closed through Monday, Sept. 23 for work on a temporary signal.

The right lane of Preston Street, from Market to Jefferson streets, is expected to be closed through Thursday, Sept. 26 for work on a temporary signal.

Parking lanes on Witherspoon Street, from Clay Street to River Road, are expected to be closed through Tuesday, Sept. 24 for utility work and pile driving. The right lane and right parking lane on Market Street, from Jackson to Hancock streets, are also scheduled to be closed through Tuesday, Sept. 24, for pile driving in the area.

The right lane of Jackson Street, from Market to Jefferson streets, is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, Sept. 28, for pile driving in the area.

Upcoming work scheduled for this week on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River includes an overnight closure of the ramp from Interstate 64 east to I-71 north Tuesday, Sept. 24, for work on temporary lighting. The ramp is scheduled to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

The right lane of I-64 east from I-65 to the I-71 north ramp is scheduled to be closed overnight Wednesday, Sept. 25, and Thursday, Sept. 26, for temporary widening. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.

In Louisville, Tuesday, Sept. 24, the right lane of Witherspoon Street, from Shelby Street to I-65, is scheduled to be closed until Thursday, Sept. 26, for utility relocation.

The left lane and left parking lane on Jefferson Street, from Preston to Jackson streets, are scheduled to be closed Tuesday, Sept. 24, through Monday, Sept. 30, for work on a temporary signal.

Overnight lane closures are expected Tuesday, Sept. 24, where I-65 crosses Jefferson, Preston, Liberty and Floyd streets to remove underpass lighting. Right lane closures will be followed by left lane closures, but at least one lane of traffic will be open. Closures are expected to begin around 7 p.m. and end by 5 a.m.

The left lane of Preston Street, from Jefferson to Market streets, is scheduled to close Friday, Sept. 27, through Monday, Sept. 30, for work on a temporary signal.

Continuing Closures and restrictions in Indiana include Seventh Street, which has closed from Missouri Avenue to Broadway Street. This is a permanent closure. VFW Boulevard has closed from Seventh to Ninth streets. This is also a permanent closure.

U.S. 31 southbound from Brown Station Way to Stansifer Avenue has been reduced to two lanes for several months. And U.S. 31 southbound, in the area just south of Stansifer Avenue, has been reduced to one lane for several months. Vehicles are still able to exit onto Tenth Street.

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