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KYTC District 3 traffic impact report 30 Oct through 3 Nov 2017

TRAFFIC ALERT: Click on headline to check complete article for road work in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, Todd, and Warren Counties this week

By Wes Watt, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 3, Bowlign Green, KY

BOWLING GREEN, KY - The expected traffic impacts in District 3 for October 30 through November 3, 2017, are listed below. All work is subject to change:


Barren County
  • Etoile Road (KY 820) - A resurfacing project that will improve roadside features from KY 249 extending to KY 63 is expected to begin. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.
  • Bewleytown Road (KY 921) - A resurfacing project that will improve roadside features from the Allen County line extending 1 mile north of Bradshaw Road is expected to begin. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.
  • Beaver Creek Boat Ramp Road (KY 1342) - Contractors are expected to work on a project that will replace guardrail at the intersection of Whispering Woods Road. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.
  • Old Lexington Road (KY 2195) - Contractors are expected to work on a resurfacing project that will improve roadside features from KY 70 extending east to the Hart County line. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.
  • U.S. 31-E Scottsville Road - Contractors will continue work on a project that will improve shoulders and replace guardrail along U.S. 31-E beginning at the Allen County line extending north to the Skaggs Creek Embayment Bridge at the 6.7 mile marker. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone during daytime working hours.
  • U.S. 68/KY80 - Edmonton Road - A construction project will temporarily close a section of U.S. 68 Edmonton Road just west of the Metcalfe County line at mile point 23 in Barren County. The closure will begin Monday, October 30 and is expected to reopen on Wednesday, November 8. A detour for through traffic will be in place and will utilize KY 1519 and the Cumberland Parkway. Local traffic may choose to utilize Love Knob Road, Big Meadow Road, and KY 640. The construction project will consist of replacing a box culvert on Edmonton Road. The project was awarded in August to Charles Deweese Construction Inc in the amount of $97,219.
  • Cavalry Drive at U.S. 31-E - Work will continue on a project that will connect Cavalry Drive to the current intersection of U.S. 31-E and Trojan Trail. This project will consist of roadway excavation, paving, installing sidewalks and a new traffic signal. The project was awarded in August to Charles Deweese Construction Inc. for the amount of $657,604.

Butler County

  • KY 340 Brooklyn Road mile point 3.800 to 5.938 - Motorists should anticipate a one lane roadway controlled by flaggers as grade and drain work continues.

Edmonson County
  • Sunfish School Road (KY 238) - Contractors are expected to work on a resurfacing project that will improve roadside features on KY 238. The project is 3.5 miles in length and begins at KY 185 extending east to KY 187. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.
  • Pig Road (KY 422) - Contractors are expected to work on a resurfacing project that will improve roadside features on KY 422. The project is 2.9 miles in length and begins at U.S. 31-W extending north to KY 259. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.

Logan County
  • Russellville Southern Bypass - Crews will continue various work activities throughout the project. Motorists should anticipate flaggers controlling traffic. The southern bypass project is expected to open on Tuesday, November 7.
  • KY 591 Schley Road mile point 0.000 to 4.854 - Motorists should anticipate a one lane roadway controlled by flaggers as grade and drain work continues.

Metcalfe County
  • Green Valley Road (KY 496) - Contractors are expected to work on a resurfacing project that will improve roadside features from the Cumberland County line extending north to Subtle Garrett Creek Road. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.
  • Sulfur Well Center Road (KY 869) - Contractors are expected to work on a project on KY 869 that will replace guardrail at the intersection of Bill Poynter Road. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.
  • Randolph Goodluck Road (KY 2387) - Contractors are expected to work on a resurfacing project that will improve roadside features on KY 2387. The project is 3.5 miles in length and extends from Morris Rd. extending north to KY 640. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by the end of November.

Simpson County
  • KY 100 Scottsville Road (mile point 13.5-16.4) - Contractors continue to work on a project that will reconstruct and widen KY 100 from I-65 to KY 622. As weather permits, heavy construction equipment will be crossing KY 100 as earthwork operations continue. Traffic will be re-routed to a new temporary alignment between the Scottsville end of the project and Horsemans Lane. Motorists should be prepared for occasional delays due to flagging operations.
  • U.S. 31-W - Roadway construction activities will continue with crews and flaggers present as excavation and widening construction continues. The speed limit through the project remains at 45 mph.
  • Access to U.S. 31-W from Macedonia Road will remain closed. A detour is posted to allow motorist access to U.S. 31-W from Macedonia Road using Macedonia Spur Road.

Todd County
  • U.S. 79 Clarksville Road mile point 3.973 to 10.606 - Motorists should anticipate a one lane roadway controlled by flaggers as asphalt resurfacing work continues.

Warren County
  • KY 446 (I-65 exit 28) - Work on the Corvette Drive Intersection will begin this weekend as crews continue to remove the concrete and replace with asphalt. Traffic will be maintained in the intersection while construction is taking place. The intersection work is expected to be completed by Tuesday. Motorists traveling in this area should expect major delays and congestion. The entire project is expected to be completed in late November.
  • KY 234 Cemetery Road - Traffic has been switched onto the new bridge. The removal of the old bridge and construction of a turn lane continues. The project is expected to be completed by Thanksgiving. The speed limit in this area is 35 mph.

  • Paving operations on the following routes with possible lane closures expected between 6am to 6pmCT.

  • KY 263 (7.93) - From Richardsville Road extending South to KY 2361 (10.25) a distance of 2.3 miles
  • KY 1435 (2.8) - From .084 Miles north of Belle Rive Circle extending North to KY 2665 (4.02) a distance of 1.22 miles
  • KY 2630 (1.277) - From McGinnis Quarry Road extending north to KY 743 (3.13) a distance of 1.85 miles
  • KY 2631 (1.526) - From Mouth of Gasper Road extending east to KY 263 (5.848) a distance of 4.32 miles.
For more information checkout the new GoKY.ky.gov. Follow District 3 on Twitter @kytcdistrict3 and Facebook @kytcdistrict3.


This story was posted on 2017-10-30 05:19:52
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