Information provided by the Downtown & East End Crossings
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Here's the rundown of area roadways affected by construction of both the Downtown and East End Crossings for the week of November 11. Projects, dates and times could be changed without notice due to weather or unforeseen delays.
Work scheduled for Monday, November 11:
One lane of I-64 East from 99th Street to I-65 is scheduled to be closed overnight Monday, November 11 for sign maintenance. Work will begin around 9 p.m., with all lanes open by 5 a.m.
Work scheduled to begin Tuesday, November 12:
One lane of I-64 East from I-65 to just east of the I-71 North exit ramp is scheduled to be closed overnight Tuesday, November 12-Thursday, November 14 for temporary paving and striping and work on a temporary wall. Work will begin around 9 p.m. each night, with all lanes open by 5 a.m.
Work scheduled for Wednesday, November 13:
Rolling closures are expected overnight Wednesday, November 13 on I-65 North and I-65 South from the Kennedy Bridge to Muhammad Ali Boulevard for pothole patching. Work will begin around 9 p.m., with all lanes open by 5 a.m.
Work scheduled to begin Tuesday, November 12:
The right lane of westbound Witherspoon Street from Adams Street to River Road is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, November 12-Friday, November 22. Flaggers will be used at times to control traffic in one lane.
Continuing Closures and Restrictions:
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.
Broadway Street has closed from Court Avenue to 66th Street. This includes the closure of the 66th Street ramp to I-65 North. These are permanent closures.
77th Street has closed from Missouri Avenue to Broadway Street. This is a permanent closure.
VFW Boulevard has closed from 77th Street to 99th 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 1010th Street.
East End Crossing Blasting Schedule:
Blasting to prepare for the new tunnel in the east end of Louisville is scheduled to occur near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841 during the week of November 11.
The dates and approximate times (within 15 minutes) will be:
Monday, November 11, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
Tuesday, November 12, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
Wednesday, November 13, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
Thursday, November 14, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
Friday, November 15, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.
Prior to each blast, traffic must be stopped for five to twenty minutes for the safety of the workers and the traveling public. Traffic stops during the blasts will occur on KY 841 between Wolf Pen Branch Road and U.S. 42, and on U.S. 42 between Wolf Pen Branch Road and Bridgepointe Boulevard. In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, blast times may occasionally change. If any such changes occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing.
NOTE: A message will be posted on the project website at www.kyinbridges.com Thursday of each week regarding the anticipated blasting schedule for the following week. Pre-blast surveys are ongoing; no blasting will occur within 500 feet of any residence prior to the completion of a pre-blast survey for that residence.
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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