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Know Before You Go: Week of November 18

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Information provided by the Downtown & East End Crossings

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Here's the list of roads affected by construction on both the Downtown and East End Bridges.

Work Currently Underway:

Louisville Streets:

Lane restrictions are expected on Witherspoon Street from Preston Street to Adams Street through Saturday, November 30 for utility work and pile driving. One lane of traffic will be open in each direction.

The right lane of westbound Witherspoon Street from Adams Street to River Road is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 30. Flaggers will be used at times to control traffic in one lane.

The left lane of Main Street from Hancock Street to Jackson Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 16 for work on retaining walls.

The right lane and right parking lane on eastbound Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 16 for abutment work.

The right lane and right parking lane on Preston Street from Market Street to Liberty Street are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, November 30 for pile driving.

The left lane and both parking lanes on Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Preston Street are scheduled to be closed through Friday, November 29 for pile driving and excavation work.

The left lane of Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, November 22 for abutment work.

The right lane of Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday, November 22 for excavation work.

Kentucky Side:

Work scheduled to begin Monday, November 18:

One lane of I-64 East from I-65 to just east of the I-71 North exit ramp is scheduled to be closed overnight Monday, November 18 and Tuesday, November 19 for temporary paving and striping. It's expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

One lane of I-71 South from Frankfort Avenue to the merge with I-64 West is scheduled to be closed overnight Monday, November 18 and Tuesday, November 19 for temporary paving and striping. It's expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

Work scheduled for Tuesday, November 19:

The ramp from I-71 South to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, November 19 for temporary striping. It's expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled for Wednesday, November 20:

The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 North is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, November 20 for work on a temporary wall. It's expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

The left lane of I-64 East from 99th Street to just east of the I-71 North exit ramp is scheduled to close overnight Wednesday, November 20 for work on a temporary wall. It's expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m.

Work scheduled to begin Thursday, November 21:

The right lane of I-71 South from Frankfort Avenue to the merge with I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 for milling and work on a temporary wall. It's expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.

Continuing Closures and Restrictions:

Kentucky Side:

  • The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 South closed July 15 and is scheduled to be closed through the spring of 2016.
  • The right lane of I-65 South from the Jefferson Street ramp to Muhammad Ali Boulevard closed July 15 and is scheduled to be closed through 2016.

Indiana Side:

  • Broadway Street has closed from Court Avenue to 66th Street. This includes the closure of the 66th Street ramp to I-65 North. These are permanent closures.
  • 77th Street has closed from Missouri Avenue to Broadway Street. This is a permanent closure.
  • VFW Boulevard has closed from 77th Street to 99th Street. This is a permanent closure.
  • US 31-South (Exit Ramp 1) from Brown Station Way to Stansifer Avenue has been reduced to two lanes.
  • US 31-South, in the area just south of Stansifer Avenue, has been reduced to one lane. Vehicles are still able to exit onto 1010th Street.

The actual starting date and duration for the work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen activities occur. Also, given the aggressive overall construction schedule for the project, Walsh DBT may shift work schedules when opportunities arise. Find all of the latest traffic information at www.kyinbridges.com.

Blasting to prepare for the new tunnel in the east end of Louisville is scheduled to occur near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841 during the week of November 18.

The dates and approximate times (within 15 minutes) will be:

Monday, November 18, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

Tuesday, November 19, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

Wednesday, November 20, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

Thursday, November 21, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

Friday, November 22, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m.

Prior to each blast, traffic must be stopped for five to twenty minutes for the safety of the workers and the traveling public. Traffic stops during the blasts will occur on KY 841 between Wolf Pen Branch Road and U.S. 42, and on U.S. 42 between Wolf Pen Branch Road and Bridgepointe Boulevard. In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, blast times may occasionally change. If any such changes occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing.

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