Some lane-closure changes coming for I-75 North bridge work

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists of some pending changes in lane closures and traffic flow on I-75 northbound at the Clays Ferry Bridge at the Madison-Fayette County line.

Temporary lane closures continue to be necessary for bridge deck overlay work which is expected to be completed by Oct. 7, according to the state.

Note:

  • operations are located between milepoints 97.541 and 97.703
  • traffic control (closures/barrels) are in place between milepoints 96.9 and 98.3
  • two lanes remain open at all times — this includes shifts onto the shoulder
  • work is in effect 24 hours a day, including weekends with two seperate shifts of crews: 6 a.m. until 12 a.m. (midnight) & 12 a.m. (midnight) until 6 a.m.
  • the speed limit is reduced to 55 MPH with double fines in effect

Interstate 75 – Northbound

Thursday, Sept. 23 through Friday, Sept. 24 – 8 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. Friday

  • motorists will be diverted to the left/fast lane
  • the traffic switch will occur on Friday (09/24) or Saturday (09/25) evening if there is inclement weather for Thursday

Wednesday, Sept. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 7

  • work continues for the northbound section until the project is completed

Alternate Route:

  • motorists can utilize Interstate 64 to KY 627 to bypass the work zone

The traveling public should continue to plan for and expect delays.

All work/closures are scheduled on a tentative basis, and subject to change depending on weather conditions, emergencies, and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

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