I-Move Weekend Report: Paving on I-71 requires lane closure this weekend

Traffic on I-71 southbound to the east of the I-71/I-265 interchange will be impacted

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265.

Paving operations this weekend on I-71 southbound will require traffic to be reduced to one lane from Friday at 8 p.m. to Monday at 6 a.m. Lane closures will start south of the rest area at mile point 11 and end north of the Brownsboro Road overpass near mile marker 10.5.

Work schedules may be adjusted due to weather or other unforeseen delays. Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

Other I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71 northbound to Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and continues daily. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71/I-265 interchange – Work on new bridges, access ramps, along I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 at mile point 9.1. No traffic impacts are planned this weekend.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 were recently paved. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Week Ahead: Work near I-64/I-265 interchange requires lane closure

Traffic on I-265 will be impacted Monday and Tuesday nights

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265. Milling and paving work will impact traffic this week.

Traffic on I-265 will be reduced to one lane on Monday and Tuesday evenings between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. between Shelbyville Road at mile point 26.8 and the I-64 interchange at mile point 25.4 for milling and paving operations. Lanes will be shifted for ongoing work to improve safety and mobility by rebuilding the I-64/I-265 interchange.

Looking ahead to the weekend, paving and milling operations on a two-mile stretch of I-71 northbound will require traffic to be reduced to one lane from Saturday at 12 a.m. to Monday at 6 a.m. Lane closures will start north of Chamberlain Lane near mile marker 9.8 on I-71 northbound and end near Moser Farm Road at mile marker 11.8.

Work schedules may be adjusted due to weather or other unforeseen delays. Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

Other I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-64/I-265 interchange – Work to rebuild the interchange listed above will impact traffic on I-265 this weekend between Shelbyville Road at mile point 26.8 and the I-64 interchange at mile point 25.4.

I-71 northbound to Moser Farm Road – Paving operations listed above will impact traffic this weekend. Also, blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and continues daily. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71/I-265 interchange – Work on new bridges, access ramps, along I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 at mile point 9.1. No traffic impacts are planned this weekend

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 were recently paved. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Weekend Report: Paving on I-71 requires lane closure this weekend

Traffic on I-71 northbound to the east of the I-71/I-265 interchange will be impacted

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265.

Paving operations this weekend on a two-mile stretch of I-71 northbound will require traffic to be reduced to one lane from Friday at 8 p.m. to Monday at 6 a.m. Lane closures will start north of Chamberlain Lane near mile marker 9.8 on I-71 northbound and end near Moser Farm Road at mile marker 11.8.

Work schedules may be adjusted due to weather or other unforeseen delays. Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

Other I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Paving operations listed above will impact traffic this weekend. Also, blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and continues daily. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71/I-265 interchange – Work on new bridges, access ramps, along I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 at mile point 9.1. No traffic impacts are planned this weekend

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Paving on interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 will begin Wednesday night. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Week Ahead: Lane closures planned for bridge work Monday and Tuesday nights

Traffic near I-71/I-265 interchange will be impacted

 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265. Construction work at the I-71/I-265 interchange will impact traffic this week.

Deck work on the I-265 bridge over I-71 will require traffic on I-71 to be reduced to one lane Monday and Tuesday overnight from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Lane closures will start near mile marker 8.7 on I-71 northbound and near mile marker 9.8 on I-71 southbound as they approach the I-265 interchange.

Work schedules may be adjusted due to weather or other unforeseen delays. Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

Other I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71/I-265 interchange – Traffic impacts this week listed above include lane closures on I-71 near the interchange. Work on new bridges, access ramps, along I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 at mile point 9.1.

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and continues daily. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Paving on interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 will begin Wednesday night. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Week Ahead: Ramp closure planned overnight Wednesday at I-71/I-265 interchange

Ramp from I-265 southbound to I-71 southbound closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265. Construction work at the I-71/I-265 interchange will impact traffic this Wednesday night.

The ramp from I-265 southbound to I-71 southbound will be closed Wednesday at 8 p.m. to Thursday at 6 a.m. to allow crews to shift a barrier wall and perform grading work.

Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones. Work schedules may be adjusted due to inclement weather or other unforeseen delays.

Other I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71/I-265 interchange – Traffic impacts this week listed above include a ramp closure overnight Wednesday at the interchange. Work on new bridges, access ramps, along I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 at mile point 9.1.

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and continues daily. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Paving on interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 will begin Wednesday night. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Weekend Report: Construction at I-71/I-265 and paving on I-71 require closures

Traffic will be impacted by road, lane and ramp closures this weekend 

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265. Construction work at the I-71/I-265 interchange and paving operations on I-71 northbound will impact traffic this weekend.

Several closures are planned starting Friday at 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Saturday to accommodate work on a new bridge over I-71. Rolling road closures will be required across all lanes of I-71 in 15-minute intervals throughout the night as beams are set. The road closure on I-71 southbound will start near the rest area near mile point 12. The road closure on I-71 northbound will start at the I-264 (Watterson Expressway) interchange at mile point 5.1. Additionally, Brownsboro Road near I-71 will be reduced to one lane.

Throughout the weekend, paving operations on I-71 northbound will require lane closures between the I-71/I-265 interchange at mile point 9.1 and the Oldham County line near mile point 11. Overnight Friday the right lane will be closed as paving is under way. On Saturday afternoon, traffic will be shifted to newly paved lanes and the left lane will be closed and paved.

On Sunday afternoon until 6 a.m. Monday, the ramp from I-71 southbound to I-265 southbound will be closed to allow for crews to shift traffic.

Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones. Work schedules may be adjusted due to inclement weather or other unforeseen delays.

Other I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71/I-265 interchange – Traffic impacts this weekend listed above include road, lane and ramp closures at the interchange. Work on new bridges, access ramps, along I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 at mile point 9.1.

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and continues daily. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Paving on interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 will begin Wednesday night. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Weekend Report: Bridge Construction Continues at I-71/I-265 Interchange

Crews working nights to set beams for a new bridge

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265. Work planned for earlier this week at the I-71/I-265 interchange was moved to this weekend due to inclement weather. It will require some rolling road closures and ramp closures as crews construct a new bridge over I-71.

Overnight Friday, rolling road closures will be in place on I-71 northbound near the I-265 interchange. The I-71 northbound rolling closures will start at the I-264 (Watterson Expressway) split at mile point 5.1. The closures will occur in 15-minute increments as crews set beams for an I-265 bridge over I-71. The ramp from I-265 southbound to I-71 northbound will be closed overnight, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Overnight Saturday, rolling road closures will be in place on I-71 southbound near the I-265 interchange. The I-71 southbound rolling closures will start near the rest area near mile point 12. The closures also will occur in 15-minute increments as crews set beams for an I-265 bridge over I-71. The ramp from I-265 northbound to I-71 southbound will be closed overnight, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Overnight Sunday at 8 p.m. until Saturday at 6 a.m., the ramp from I-71 southbound to I-265 southbound will be closed to shift traffic to newly paved lanes.

Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones. Work schedules may be adjusted due to inclement weather or other unforeseen delays.

Other I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and will continue daily this week. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Paving on interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 will begin Wednesday night. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Week Ahead: Bridge construction requires I-71 road closures Wednesday, Thursday nights

Crews will set beams for a new bridge at the I-265 interchange

NOTE: This has been updated to note ramp closures and lane closures added to accommodate work this week. Work schedules may be adjusted due to weather.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71 and I-265. Work at the I-71/I-265 interchange will require some rolling road closures and a ramp closure this week as crews construct a new bridge over I-71.

Overnight Wednesday and Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., I-71 northbound and southbound lanes will experience rolling road closures in 15-minute increments near the I-265 interchange. Roadblocks will be placed across all lanes while crews set beams for the I-265 northbound bridge over I-71. The I-71 southbound roadblock will start near the rest area near mile point 12. The I-71 northbound roadblock will start at the I-264 (Watterson Expressway) split at mile point 5.1.

Additionally, on Wednesday night, the ramp from I-265 southbound to I-71 northbound and the right lane of I-71 northbound near the interchange will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. On Thursday night, the ramp from I-265 northbound to I-71 southbound and the right lane of I-71 southbound near the interchange will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.

Overnight Friday at 8 p.m. until Saturday at 6 a.m., the ramp from I-71 southbound to I-265 southbound will be closed to shift traffic to newly paved lanes.

Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones. Work schedules may be adjusted due to inclement weather or other unforeseen delays.

Current I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71/I-265 interchange – Rolling road closures in 15-minute increments will take place Wednesday and Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. on I-71 northbound and southbound lanes as crews work to construct a new bridge. To set each structural beam for the bridge over I-71, roadblocks will be set up across all lanes on I-71 southbound near the rest area at mile point 12 and I-71 northbound at I-264 at mile point 5.1.

On Wednesday night, the ramp from I-265 southbound to I-71 northbound and the right lane of I-71 northbound near the interchange will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. On Thursday night, the ramp from I-265 northbound to I-71 southbound and the right lane of I-71 southbound near the interchange will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.

On Friday night, the ramp from I-71 southbound to I-265 southbound will be closed at 8 p.m. and reopen Saturday morning at 6 a.m. so that crews can work on the roadway surface and switch traffic to a newly paved lane.

Work on access ramps, along I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 at mile point 9.1.

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound and southbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and will continue daily this week. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Preparation work in this area is ongoing to allow for widening of the corridor and construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews continue to work to extend a culvert that will allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Paving on interior lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 will begin Wednesday night. No traffic impacts are anticipated as crews perform this work and continue drainage and lane widening work in the median between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Week Ahead: Construction Work Continues on I-71

Lane closure planned tonight in southbound lanes

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71. This will involve lane closures in some areas to allow work to continue and ensure the safety of workers and motorists Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights this week.

Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones. Work schedules may be adjusted due to inclement weather or other unforeseen delays.

Current I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71 southbound between Chamberlain Lane and I-265 interchange – The left lane of I-71 southbound – between mile point 10 and mile point 9 – will be closed overnight Wednesday. The lane closure will allow crews to move barrier walls in anticipation of a planned lane switch in the area later this week. On Friday, lanes also will be closed to shift lanes to the left for upcoming work on the right side of I-71 southbound.

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and will continue in the coming days. Excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. The left lane will be closed on I-71 northbound overnight Thursday to prepare for blasting. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures also will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes daily, including some weekends, between noon and 3 p.m. while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Crews recently completed work to pave a median, and work in this area is ongoing to allow for the relocation of a water transmission line. This preparation work will allow KYTC to begin construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews recently put in an access road to a culvert that is being extended to allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work on the culvert continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-71/I-265 interchange – Crews recently completed work for a soil nail wall and started cement stabilization work Monday to prepare the area for asphalt installation. This work along the southbound lanes of I-71 and the widening of the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues through the summer at mile point 9.1.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Crews are continuing to perform drainage and lane widening work in the median between northbound and southbound lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

I-Move Week Ahead: Construction work continues on I-71 and I-265

Lane closures and short-term road closures expected this week

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues to make progress on the I-Move Kentucky project as crews work in several areas of I-71. This will involve short-term road closures and rolling lane closures in some areas as excavation work continues. Work also continues on portions of I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway).

Drivers should be cautious when traveling through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones. Work schedules may be adjusted due to inclement weather or other unforeseen delays.

Current I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road – Blasting work on I-71 northbound at Moser Farm Road is under way and will continue moving south in the coming days. This excavation work is needed to eventually widen this area of the I-71 corridor to a total of six lanes. Rolling lane closures and short-term road closures will take place on both northbound and southbound lanes this week between noon and 3 p.m. to keep motorists at a safe distance while blasting is completed near mile point 11.8 of I-71 northbound.

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Crews recently completed work to pave a median, and work in this area is ongoing to allow for the relocation of a water transmission line. This preparation work will allow KYTC to begin the construction of a new Brownsboro Road (KY 1694) bridge over I-71. This work zone is located between mile point 10.3 and mile point 9.1 of I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected this week.

I-71 southbound between Highway 329 and the rest area – Crews recently put in an access road to a culvert that is being extended to allow for the widening of I-71. No traffic impacts are expected as work on the culvert continues between mile point 14.5 and mile point 13.5 of I-71 southbound.

I-71/I-265 interchange – Crews are continuing to perform work for a soil nail wall along the southbound lanes of I-71 and widening the corridor to add a collector-distributor lane that will improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting I-71 southbound. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues through the summer at mile point 9.1.

I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64 – Crews are continuing to perform drainage and lane widening work in the median between northbound and southbound lanes of I-265 between Taylorsville Road and I-64. No traffic impacts are expected as work continues between mile point 25.4 and mile point 23.1.

About I-Move Kentucky

The I-Move Kentucky project includes improvements to four, major sections of I-265, I-71 and I-64 through a heavily traveled corridor in Jefferson and Oldham counties. Work on the I-Move project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2023. Stay informed through the following channels:

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