The portion of Interstate 71 that leads into downtown Louisville will be closed this weekend. Road crews are repaving the highway, and all lanes in both directions will be closed between I-64 downtown and the Watterson Expressway. The road will close at 8 pm Friday and re-open at 6 am Monday. Various lane and ramp… Continue reading I-71 Will Be Closed in Louisville for the Weekend
Billboards calling the Kennedy Bridge “structurally deficient” will soon be up in Louisville.
The signs are the work of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, which held a rally downtown Thursday to call for more federal infrastructure spending.
The stretch includes a bridge over railroad tracks that had been deteriorating. It closed last September for repairs. Starting Tuesday, the bridge is open to traffic.
Major renovations to the Watterson Expressway between Preston Highway and I-64 began Tuesday night.
Interstate 65 northbound between Fern Valley road and Grade Lane will remain under construction until mid-October.
Louisville Metro Government will host a public forum Tuesday night to discuss improvements to parts of River Road.
The federal stimulus package will fund some additional highway projects across Kentucky, and the state Transportation Cabinet is taking steps to protect the extra workers.
A fifteen-ton weight limit for the Milton-Madison Bridge over the Ohio River takes effect Thursday.
Forty-four additional miles of steel cable will be installed along interstate medians in Jefferson and five other Kentucky counties. The installation, costing just over 3 million dollars, is scheduled to be completed by October.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is rethinking its plans for road repairs and construction.