I-Move Traffic Alert: I-265 Traffic Shift Tonight; Lane Closure on I-71

Rolling lane closures on Interstate 71 and lane shifts on Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) will take place tonight as part of the I-Move KY project.

From 8 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. Wednesday, the right lane of I-71 South will be closed between KY 329 (Exit 14, Crestwood/Pewee Valley) and I-265 to allow for the removal and relocation of a temporary barrier wall.

Also beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, traffic on I-265 North will be shifted to the right from Old Henry Road (Exit 29) to KY 146/La Grange Road (Exit 30).

Drivers may encounter delays during this time and should use caution when driving through construction zones. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction areas.

I-Move Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Tonight on I-265; Blasting Work on I-71 to Resume Tomorrow

Lane closures are scheduled overnight on Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) as part of ongoing work for the I-Move Kentucky project.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, June 20, the right lane of both I-265 North and South will be closed between Old Henry Road (Exit 29) and KY 146/La Grange Road (Exit 30). Construction crews will be filling in the shoulder rumble strips in preparation for a traffic lane shift this week. The lane closures will be in effect until no later than 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Blasting along I-71 in Oldham County resumes tomorrow. Beginning Tuesday, June 21, and continuing for the next several months, crews will perform regular blasting work along I-71 South near the rest area in Crestwood at mile marker 13. The timeframe for blasting will generally be weekdays between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. when weather conditions are dry.

A map showing the blasting area. The map background is gray and the roads are navy blue. The blasting area is showing in a teal oval.

Rolling traffic stoppages will be in effect for both northbound and southbound I-71. These brief closures are for the safety of workers and drivers. The roadway will typically reopen to traffic within 15 minutes unless debris cleanup is necessary.

Drivers may need to adjust their travel time and should always use caution in work zones.

I-Move KY is adding travel lanes to I-71 between I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and KY 329 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley). The material being excavated in Oldham County totals around 708,000 cubic yards, half of which is solid rock.

I-Move Week Ahead: I-71 Blasting Work to Resume

Blasting along Interstate 71 in Oldham County is set to resume next week. The excavation work is part of the I-Move Kentucky project to widen I-71 to six lanes.

Beginning Tuesday, June 21 and continuing for the next several months, crews will perform regular blasting work along I-71 South near the rest area in Crestwood at mile marker 13. The timeframe for blasting will generally be weekdays between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. when weather conditions are dry.

Rolling traffic stoppages will be in effect for both northbound and southbound I-71. These brief closures are for the safety of workers and drivers. The roadway will typically reopen to traffic within 15 minutes unless debris cleanup is necessary.

Drivers may need to adjust their travel time and should always use caution in work zones.

I-Move KY is adding travel lanes to I-71 between I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and KY 329 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley). The material being excavated in Oldham County totals around 708,000 cubic yards, half of which is solid rock.

I-Move Traffic Alert: I-71 Lane Closure Wednesday Night

Guardrail removal will require an overnight lane closure on Interstate 71 starting this evening, Wednesday, June 15. The work is part of the I-Move KY project.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, I-71 North will be reduced to one lane near the northbound rest area in Crestwood at mile marker 13. The closure will last until 6 a.m. Thursday.

A gray map with blue lines for the street. The lane closure is in bright blue. The I-Move logo is in the bottom right corner.

Drivers may encounter delays during this time and should use caution when driving through construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures.

I-Move Traffic Alert: I-71 Lane and Ramp Closures in Effect Tonight

Continued paving on Interstate 71 will require overnight lane and ramp closures Monday, June 13. The work is part of the I-Move KY project.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, I-71 North will be reduced to one lane between I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and the Chamberlain Lane overpass near mile marker 10. The closure will last until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

The ramp from I-265 North to I-71 North (Exit 35A) will also be closed during this time. Drivers can navigate the ramp closure by utilizing three of the interchange’s cloverleaf ramps:

  • Take Exit 35B to I-71 South
  • Immediately take Exit 9A to I-265/Gene Snyder South
  • Take Exit 35A to I-71 North

Motorists may encounter delays during this time and should consider alternate routes when possible. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

I-Move Traffic Alert: I-71 Lane and Ramp Closures in Effect This Weekend

Construction crews will stay busy this weekend as paving work gets underway on Interstate 71. The work is part of the I-Move KY project and will require lane and ramp closures from Friday night until early Monday morning.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, June 10, I-71 North will be reduced to one lane between I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and the Chamberlain Lane overpass near mile marker 10. Milling and paving operations will be active throughout the weekend until 6 a.m. Monday, June 13.

The ramp from I-265 North to I-71 North (Exit 35A) will also be closed during this time period (Friday night until 6 a.m. Monday). Drivers can navigate the ramp closure by utilizing three of the interchange’s cloverleaf ramps:

  • Take Exit 35B to I-71 South
  • Immediately take Exit 9A to I-265/Gene Snyder South
  • Take Exit 35A to I-71 North

Starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, the ramp from I-71 North to I-265 North (Exit 9B) will be closed. This closure will last until 10 a.m. Sunday, June 12. Drivers on I-71 North can navigate the ramp closure via the following detour:

  • Exit I-71 North to I-265 South via Exit 9A
  • Stay in the right lane and take Exit 34 to Brownsboro Road (Crestwood)
  • Using the middle lane, turn left onto Brownsboro Road and take the ramp to I-265 North using the far right lane

On Monday, June 13, traffic on I-71 North will be switched to the inside lanes between I-265 and just past the Brownsboro Road bridge near mile marker 10.

Drivers will likely encounter delays during this time and should avoid the area or consider alternate routes when possible. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

I-Move Traffic Alert: I-71 Lane and Ramp Closures Tonight and This Weekend

Work on Interstate 71 will require multiple lane and ramp closures starting tonight and continuing through the weekend. The work is part of the I-Move KY project.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, June 9, one lane of I-71 North will be closed just past the Brownsboro Road overpass near mile marker 10 to remove temporary barrier walls, which will be moved to the southbound side of the interstate. One lane of I-71 South will also be closed near the rest area in Crestwood at mile marker 13 for the placement of the barrier walls. The lane closures will last until 6 a.m. Friday.

WEEKEND LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES

Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, June 10, I-71 North will be reduced to one lane between I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and the Chamberlain Lane overpass near mile marker 10. Milling and paving operations will be active throughout the weekend until 6 a.m. Monday, June 13.

The ramp from I-265 North to I-71 North (Exit 35A) will also be closed during this time period (Friday night until early Monday morning). Drivers can navigate the ramp closure by utilizing three of the interchange’s cloverleaf ramps:

  • Take Exit 35B to I-71 South
  • Immediately take Exit 9A to I-265/Gene Snyder South
  • Take Exit 35A to I-71 North

Starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, the ramp from I-71 North to I-265 North (Exit 9B) will be closed. This closure will last until 10 a.m. Sunday, June 12. Drivers on I-71 North can navigate the ramp closure via the following detour:

  • Exit from I-71 North to I-265 South via Exit 9A
  • Stay in the right lane and take Exit 34 to Brownsboro Road (Crestwood)
  • Using the middle lane, turn left onto Brownsboro Road and take the ramp to I-265 North using the far right lane

On Monday, June 13, traffic on I-71 North will be switched to the inside lanes between I-265 and just past the Brownsboro Road bridge near mile marker 10.

Drivers will likely encounter delays during this time and should avoid the area or consider alternate routes when possible. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

I-Move Traffic Alert: Lane Closure Tonight on I-71; I-265 Ramp Closure Planned for Monday

Work to move temporary barrier walls along Interstate 71 continues as part of the I-Move KY project. Overnight lane closures will be in effect for both the north and southbound lanes.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, May 20, traffic will be reduced to one lane on I-71 North between I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and the Brownsboro Road overpass near mile marker 10. The southbound side of I-71 will also be reduced to one lane between the rest area in Crestwood at mile marker 13 and the Moser Farm Road overpass near mile marker 12.

These lane closures will be in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday.

Next week, a construction crew will block an exit ramp on I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) for restriping work. Beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, May 23, the ramp from I-265 South to KY 155/Taylorsville Road at Exit 23 (Taylorsville/Jeffersontown) will be closed to all traffic. The closure will last until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

A map of the Gene Snyder Freeway near Taylorsville Road. The background is gray with navy lines for the highway and streets. The ramp closure is in red.

Motorists may experience delays during this time and should consider alternate routes if necessary. Remember to use caution when driving through active construction zones. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.

I-Move Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on I-71 Thursday and Friday Night

Work to move temporary barrier walls will require overnight lane closures Thursday and Friday on Interstate 71. This work is part of the I-Move KY project.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, May 19, traffic will be reduced to one lane on I-71 North between I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and the Brownsboro Road overpass near mile marker 10. The southbound side of I-71 will also be reduced to one lane between the rest area in Crestwood at mile marker 13 and the Moser Farm Road overpass near mile marker 12.

These lane closures will be in effect until 6 a.m. Friday. The same lane closures will be in place from 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday.

A map of I-71 showing the anticipated lane closures. The map is gray with blue lines for the roads. The closures are marked in light blue.

Drivers may experience traffic delays during this time and should use caution when driving through construction zones. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures.

I-Move Traffic Alert: Work Continues to Restripe I-71, Pothole Patching Planned for Gene Snyder

Lane closures are scheduled for Thursday on both Interstate 71 and Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway). This work is part of the I-Move KY project.

Work to restripe I-71 North between I-265 and KY 329 (Exit 14, Crestwood/Pewee Valley) began Wednesday afternoon. The contractor will resume work in this area at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 28. Drivers can expect rolling lane closures and delays in the northbound lanes. Restriping is anticipated to be complete by 3 p.m. Thursday.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, the right lane of I-265 South will be closed between Old Henry Road (Exit 29) and U.S. 60/Shelbyville Road (Exit 27) while contractors repair potholes along the corridor.

Motorists may experience traffic delays during this time. Drivers should be cautious when driving through active construction areas. Signage and flaggers will be in place to alert drivers of lane closures and construction zones.