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Kentucky: Periodic closures on Transylvania Beach Road May 31- June 4, 2016

May 26, 2016Due to overhead bridge work, there will be periodic 20-minute closures on Transylvania Beach Road May 31-June 4 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. Motorists are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area.


Indiana: Lane restrictions on Upper River Road May 31- June 4, 2016

May 26, 2016 –There will be lane restrictions in Indiana on Upper River Road in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site May 31- June 4 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. each day. Flaggers will be present during this time to assist in guiding traffic. Motorists are asked to use caution when in the area.


Indiana: Lane restrictions on SR 62 May 31-June 4, 2016

May 26, 2016  There will be lane restrictions on SR 62 in Indiana in the vicinity of the SR 265 and SR 62 interchange May 31 – June 4 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. each day. The lane restrictions will be in place for about a half mile in each direction of the interchange. Motorists are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.


Kentucky: Blasting schedule for week of May 30, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Kentucky: Blasting schedule for week of May 30, 2016: Site blasting is scheduled to occur near the tunnel’s north portal during the week of May 16. These blasts do NOT require traffic stops.

The dates and approximate times (within 20 minutes) will be:

• Tuesday, May 31, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.
• Wednesday, June 1, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.
• Thursday, June 2, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.
• Friday, June 3, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.

NOTE: A message will be posted on the project website at www.kyinbridges.com Thursday of each week regarding the anticipated blasting schedule for the following week.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, this schedule may change. When changes do occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing.


Kentucky: Lane Restrictions on I-71 rescheduled for May 26

May 23, 2016—There will be lane restrictions on the southbound lanes of I-71 and its associated ramps north of the KY 841 interchange in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site May 26 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. This was previously scheduled to occur on Tuesday, May 24. Lane closures will be in place along with periodic traffic stops. Traffic routes will not change. Motorists are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, this schedule may change. When changes do occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing.


Indiana: Lane restrictions on SR 62 May 23-28, 2016

May 19, 2016 – There will be lane restrictions on SR 62 and its corresponding ramps in the vicinity of the SR 265/ SR 62/ Port Road interchange May 23-28 from 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. each day. The lane restrictions will be in place for about a half mile in each direction of the interchange. Motorists are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, this schedule may change. When changes do occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing.


Indiana: Lane restrictions on Upper River Road May 23-28, 2016

May 19, 2016 – There will be lane restrictions on Upper River Road in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site May 23-28 from 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. each day. Flaggers will be present during this time to assist in guiding traffic. Motorists are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, this schedule may change. When changes do occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing


KENTUCKY: Blasting schedule for the week of May 23, 2016

Kentucky: Blasting schedule for week of May 23, 2016: Site blasting is scheduled to occur near the tunnel’s north portal during the week of May 16. These blasts do NOT require traffic stops.

The dates and approximate times (within 20 minutes) will be:

  • Monday, May 23, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 24, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 25, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 26, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.
  • Friday, May 27, at about 12 p.m. noon and again at about 4 p.m.

NOTE: A message will be posted on the project website at www.kyinbridges.com Thursday of each week regarding the anticipated blasting schedule for the following week.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, this schedules may change. When changes do occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing


Kentucky: Lane Restrictions on KY 841 and I-71 May 18 and May 19

May 17, 2016 —There will be lane restrictions on the Southbound lanes of  KY 841 and its associated ramps and I-71 and its associated ramps in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site May 18-19 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day.  Traffic routes will not change. Motorists are asked to use caution and drive slowly when driving in the area during this time.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, this schedule may change. When changes do occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing.


Kentucky: KY 841 Southbound traffic shift rescheduled to occur May 14, 2016

May 12, 2016 – The Southbound lane of KY 841, just south of the temporary traffic signal, will be shifted to the left by one lane. Traffic is expected to shift to its new position on Saturday, May 14. This was previously scheduled to occur on Friday, May 13.

All ramps from KY 841 to the I-71 interchange will remain open and unaffected.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, this schedule may change. When changes do occur, they will be posted on www.kyinbridges.com, on Twitter @eastendcrossing and at www.facebook.com/ohiorivereastendcrossing.


Construction is taking place on existing highways; however, two lanes of interstate traffic, going both ways, will always be open. Some ramps may be blocked for short or extended periods of time. When possible, this website will give at least 30 days of advance notice for traffic control activities.