Week Ahead: Lane closures planned Sunday and Monday to install barrier walls and signage

Traffic on I-265 and I-71 will be impacted next week

 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. Crews will not be working Thursday, Dec. 24 to Saturday, Dec. 26 to observe the holiday. Work will resume Sunday to install barrier walls and new signage requiring lane closures Dec. 27 and Monday, Dec. 28.

From 8 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday, I-71 southbound will be reduced to one lane from mile point 12 to near Chamberlain Lane near mile point 9.8. I-265 northbound will also be reduced to one lane from the I-64 eastbound exit at mile point 25.4 to Shelbyville Road at mile point 26.8. Temporary barrier walls are being installed in both areas for the safety of motorists and construction workers.

From 8 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday, I-71 southbound will be reduced to one lane from near Chamberlain Lane at mile point 9.8 to near the I-71/I-265 interchange at mile point 9.1. Crews will be setting signage on the new sign truss over I-71. At the same time, I-265 northbound will be reduced to one lane from the I-64 eastbound exit at mile point 25.4 to Shelbyville Road at mile point 26.8 while work to install temporary barrier walls continues. I-265 northbound will also be reduced to one lane from south of Shelbyville Road at mile point 26.8 to the I-64 overpass at mile point 25.4 to install a barrier wall.

I-Move Kentucky is nearing completion of the collector-distributor lane on I-71 southbound at I-265 interchange. Additional closures may be announced early next week related to the final traffic shift.

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 – Work continues 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. See planned traffic impacts listed above.

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 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.

Weekend Report: Paving and construction work requires ramp and lane closures

Traffic on I-71 and at 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. Work to move and remove temporary barrier walls on I-71 and paving operations at the I-71/I-265 interchange will require lane and ramp closures this weekend.

Each night from tonight through Wednesday, Dec. 23 starting at 8 p.m. and continuing until 6 a.m. the following morning, I-71 southbound and I-71 northbound will be reduced to one lane from south of the rest area near mile point 13 to south of Chamberlain Lane near mile point 9.8 to install a temporary barrier wall. Shifts may vary each night dependent on limitations related to location and weather.

Paving operations to connect new the collector-distributor lane of I-71 southbound to the I-71/I-265 interchange will require ramp closures Friday, Saturday and Sunday near mile point 9.1. The completed collector-distributor lane will facilitate more efficient ramp movements at the interchange for improved safety and mobility.

The ramp from I-265 southbound to I-71 southbound will be closed Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight, Saturday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ramp from I-71 southbound to I-265 northbound will be closed Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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 – Work continues 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. See planned traffic impacts listed above.

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 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.

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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Week Ahead: Construction work on I-71 requires lane closure tonight

Traffic on I-71 northbound 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. Work to move and remove temporary barrier walls installed for the protection of workers and motorists during construction will require a lane closure tonight.

Starting at 8 p.m. Monday and continuing until 6 a.m. Tuesday, I-71 northbound will be reduced to one lane from Chamberlain Lane at mile point 9.8 to Brownsboro Road at mile point 10.3 to install a temporary barrier wall.

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 – Work continues 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. See planned traffic impacts listed above.

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 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: Construction work on I-71 and I-265 requires lane closures this weekend

Traffic on I-71 northbound and I-265 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. Work to move and remove temporary barrier walls installed for the protection of workers and motorists during construction will require lane closures this weekend. Progress installing new pavement on parts of I-71 also continues with additional paving operations planned this weekend that will also impact traffic.

Starting at 8 p.m. Friday and continuing until mid-morning Saturday, work on temporary barrier walls will require lane closures on I-71 northbound and I-265. I-71 northbound will be reduced to one lane between the Springdale Road bridge near mile point 8.7 and the overpass for I-265 at mile point 9.1. Additionally, I-265 northbound and southbound will be reduced to one lane from the I-64 interchange at mile point 25.4 to Shelbyville Road at mile point 26.8.’

Starting at 7 p.m. Sunday and continuing until 6 a.m. Monday, I-71 northbound will be reduced to one lane from Chamberlain Lane at mile point 9.8 to Brownsboro Road at mile point 10.3 to install a temporary barrier wall.

Starting at noon Saturday and continuing until 6 a.m. Monday, paving on I-71 northbound will require traffic to be reduced to one lane from past Moser Farm Road near mile point 12 to Highway 329 near mile point 14. The rest area on I-71 northbound near mile point 13 will be closed while paving operations are underway in that area.

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 – Work continues 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. See planned traffic impacts listed above.

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 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 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: 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 Weekend Report: Overnight Lane Closure Planned on I-71 Friday

Construction work may impact traffic in some areas this weekend

 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists of upcoming traffic impacts this weekend as construction continues for the I-Move Kentucky project. Work this weekend on I-71 southbound between the Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge will involve an overnight lane closure Friday to complete paving work. Ongoing excavation work on I-71 northbound will continue to include rolling lane closures and short-term road closures to keep motorists safe during blasting.

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.

Progress continues in several areas of the I-Move Kentucky project to address high-priority transportation needs and create a safer and more efficient interstate corridor.

Current I-Move Kentucky Work Areas

I-71 southbound between Brownsboro Road bridge and I-265 bridge – Paving and preparation work is ongoing in this area to 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. Overnight lane closures between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. will continue through Friday night/Saturday morning to complete paving work.

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. 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 daily, including some weekends, on both northbound and southbound lanes 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 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 will start 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.