I-64 bridge replacement project in Franklin County set to begin

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – Drivers on I-64 in Franklin County should be prepared for an upcoming bridge replacement project set to start on Sunday, Oct. 10.

The project involves replacing the following four sets of bridges, eight in total, along I-64 East and West between mile markers 47 and 52:

  • KY 151/Grafenburg Road (mile point 46.4)
  • South Benson Creek (mile point 49.1)
  • KY 1665/Evergreen Road (mile point 49.8)
  • KY 2817/Cardwell Lane (mile point 51.5)

The bridges being replaced will be widened to support up to three lanes of traffic along with all bridge decks being replaced. Drivers could see barrier walls installed and shoulder closures while work is being done.

Two lanes of traffic will be open during daytime work from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The interstate will be reduced to one lane from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. intermittently for the duration of the project.

The project cost $30,244,420.60 and will be done by Kay & Kay Contracting, LLC from London. It is set to be done by fall of 2023.

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