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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Traffic Impact Report for KYTC District 4 Week of 8/27/2012
Posted: 31-Aug-2012 12:00AM CDT

From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Highways District 4 (Aug. 27, 2012):

Update - District 4 Traffic Impact Report

*Please note the two county road entries.  KYTC does not normally include county road closures because they are under county government maintenance.  These two locations involve bridges which KYTC has the responsibility to maintain.

KYTC District 4:  Breckinridge, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Taylor, & Washington Counties

 

Interstate / Parkway Systems

BG Parkway –  Bidirectional Traffic Is Now Diverted To Westbound Lanes - Road Surface Restoration, Eastbound & Westbound in Nelson County (MP 24-29)

-          This work is comparable to the section completed last year just to the east of Bardstown.

-          Crossovers are constructed for bidirectional on the westbound lanes as work continues on the eastbound lanes of the parkway.

-          Wide load restrictions are in place.

-          Completion is expected in November.

 

BG Parkway –  Reduced To One Lane Each Direction – Preparation For Road Surface Restoration On Eastbound Lanes, Washington County (MP 41-48)

-          Crossovers are being constructed for bidirectional on the westbound lanes as work begins on eastbound lanes of the parkway

-          Wide load restrictions are in place with bidirectional on westbound lanes

-          Completion is expected in November

-          This project reconstructs eastbound lanes only at this time

 

WK Parkway – Bridge Demolition At Mile Point 119 - Westbound Closed 8/27 at 9pm until 5am – Eastbound Closed 8/27 at 9pm until 5am

-          On 8/27, a westbound detour will be setup to utilize the White Mills interchange at MP 123, KY 84, US 62, KY 224 and the Clarkson interchange at MP 112

-          On 8/28, an eastbound detour will be setup to utilize the Clarkson interchange at MP 112, KY 224, US 62, KY 84 and the White Mills interchange at MP 123

-          A 9’ wide load restriction is in place for the detours

-          Carriers should also be aware of low power/telephone lines on the detour route

-          The bridge demolition is on Grayson County Road 1054 (Clifty Church Road)

 

WK Parkway – Bridge Construction At Mile Point 120 – Be Alert For Temporary Lane Closures EB & WB As Work Progresses

-          Work should be complete by October 19th

 

WK Parkway – EB & WB Reduced To One Lane For KY 1375 Bridge Work MP 126-128 (this location is between the KY 84 & KY 222 overpasses)

-          Crews will replace the KY 1375 bridge superstructure over the parkway.   EB and WB are reduced to one lane each direction during the entire project.

-          Project should be complete by late September

 

 

Breckinridge County –

            KY 261 – Reduced To One Lane At MP 12.6 (Near Creek Run Rd)

-          Utility work requires this closure

-          Temporary traffic signals are directing traffic

 

 

Grayson County –

            KY 1214 – Bridge Work Site Over Grindstone Fork Creek (MP 5 - Between KY 1356 and KY 2778)

-          This work is complete and bridge is open to traffic

 

*Clifty Church Road (County Road) – Road Closed for bridge replacement over the WK Parkway

-          Contractor has 75 calendar days to reopen the road (November 3rd)

-          Detour using KY 720

 

*Rock Creek Road (Hardin County Road Near The Grayson County Line) – Road Closed for bridge replacement over the WK Parkway

-          Contractor has 75 calendar days to reopen the road (October 19th)

-          Detour using KY 720

 

 

Green County –

            KY 793 – Resurfacing Work (MP 0-4 / Between KY 61 & Little Pitman Creek)

-          Flaggers are directing traffic around paving operations

-          Work should be completed this week

 

KY 566 – Beginning Thursday – Resurfacing Work (MP 1-4 / Between KY 323 & KY 569)

-          Flaggers will  direct traffic around paving operations

-          Work should be completed this week

 

 

Hardin County –

            US 31W Bypass – Bidirectional Traffic MP 2.1 –  3.7 (From approximately KY 1357 to US 31W)

-          Crews are reconstructing NB and SB Lanes.  Bridge work for the KY 1600 overpass continues.  Reduced speed limits are in effect through the duration of the project.

 

KY 220 –  Resurfacing work from MP 0 – 5.5 (From KY 333 To KY 920)

-          Flaggers are directing traffic around paving operations

-          Work should be complete early this week

 

KY 253 –  Resurfacing work from MP 0 – 1.5 (From KY 86 To Crisp Rd)

-          Work is complete

 

KY 251 –  (Side Streets Affected From French St./Pear Orchard Through Ring Road To Bluegrass Lane) – Widening Project Preliminary Work

-          Crews are working on drainage pipes

-          Traffic impacts at this time will be on side streets through the project area

 

KY 1375 –  Closed At Bridge Over WK Parkway – Bridge Replacement Project

-          Local traffic has access up to closure point

-          Through traffic must detour

-          Project should be complete by late September

 

KY 1600 – Stopped traffic / minor delays possible (near the US 31W Bypass bridge)

-          Contract crews moving material into and out of the work area near the US 31W Bypass bridge will require flaggers to stop traffic for short intervals (5-10 minutes) until these trucks enter/exit the roadway.

-          Minor delays possible.

-          Motorists may wish to use a detour to avoid work zone / potential delays.

-          These delays will be possible for the remainder of the KY 361 (E2RC) Section 1 project.

 

*Rock Creek Road (County Road) – Road Closed for bridge replacement over the WK Parkway

-          Contractor has 75 calendar days to reopen the road (October 19th)

-          Detour using KY 720

 

*Clifty Church Road (Grayson County Road Near The Hardin County Line) – Road Closed for bridge replacement over the WK Parkway

-          Contractor has 75 calendar days to reopen the road (November 3rd)

-          Detour using KY 720

 

 

Nelson County –

            KY 322 – Beginning Tuesday 8/28 At 7am –  Railroad Crossing Maintenance At MP 2 (Between Froman Greenwell Lane & US 31E)

-          Work should be completed and the road should be open to traffic by 7am on Thursday, August 30

-          Detour using KY 245 Or US 31E

-          Signs are posted to alert local traffic of the closure/detour

 

 

 

Please note this information contains state maintained routes only.  Work schedules quickly and often do change because of weather and other factors.  Other work (including mowing/utility maintenance) my not be included in this report due to the rapid nature in which these activities take place and move from one location to another.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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