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Traffic impact report for 22 Aug - 26 Aug 2016 - KYTC District 3

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 3 - Serving Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, Todd, Warren Counties

By Wes Watt, Public Information Officer

BOWLING GREEN, KY (21 Aug 2016) - The expected traffic impacts in District 3 for August 22 through August 26 are listed below. All work is subject to change.

Barren County
  • Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway - The South Fork Beaver Creek Bridge on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway at mile point 11.5 is reduced to one lane in the westbound direction. The maximum lane width open to eastbound traffic will be 9 feet. This lane restriction is expected to be in place for approximately five weeks while a contractor conducts bridge deck maintenance. Motorists should be aware that the speed limit will be reduced through the construction zone and double fine signs will be posted.

  • KY 87 Austin Tracy Road - Contractors will begin replacing pipes as part of a resurfacing project that will improve roadside features from Peters Creek Road extending north to U.S. 31-E. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic through the work zone.

Butler County
  • KY 340- The road is closed near mile point 7 near Roscoe Taylor Road for a bridge project. The roadway is expected to open in approximately 2 weeks.

Logan County
  • Russellville Southern Bypass - Excavation activities will continue on the Russellville Southern Bypass just West of KY 100. The temporary diversion of Herndon Road will be opened for use while the permanent approach is being constructed. Contract crews will also be working on the concrete culvert near the U.S. 79/U.S. 431 intersection.

  • 9th Street (KY 3240)/South Main Street (3519) Intersection - The traffic signal rebuild project will begin with crews installing conduit within the roadway for the new signal. Motorists should anticipate a one lane road controlled by flaggers.

  • U.S. 68/KY 80- A micro resurfacing project will take place in Logan County and going into Todd County. Motorists can expect lane closures from 7am to 7pmCT

Metcalfe County
  • KY 163 Tompkinsville Road - Contractors will continue working on a bridge replacement project over Black Rock Creek near mile point 8.4. Traffic has been switched to the final alignment as contract crews complete the shoulder work for this project. Motorists should exercise caution through this area and observe the reduced speed limit. Motorists should be prepared for occasional flagging operations as construction traffic enters and exits the project.

Simpson County
  • KY 100 Scottsville Road - Contractors have begun working on a project that will reconstruct and widen KY 100 from I-65 to KY 622. Utility Contractors are in the process of relocating utility services along the project. Motorists should be prepared for occasional flagging operations as construction traffic enters and exits the project.

  • U.S. 31-W- Crews continue placing roadway embankment for the U.S. 31-W widening project. Most this work will be done off the roadway and have little impact on motorist traveling the area. Utility work will also continue. The speed limit through this project has been lowered to 45 mph.

Todd County
  • KY 181 North Main Street - The bridge over Elk Creek has been reopened, and motorists using KY 181 will be shifted to the west side of the roadway to allow the contract crews to continue widening operations on the east side of KY 181. Motorists should anticipate a one lane road controlled by flaggers during working hours.
Warren County
  • Interstate 65 to U.S. 31-W Connector - Crews continue work on the connector project. Most work is being done off the roadway, but motorists need to be aware of construction vehicles crossing on U.S. 68. Construction traffic is also expected to cross Kelly Road.

  • Kelly Road - Kelly Road will be closed while work on the I-65 to U.S. 31-W connector continues. There is a signed detour route.

This story was posted on 2016-08-21 16:02:46
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