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Kentucky: Lane restrictions on River Road July 28 – Aug. 1, 2014.

July 25, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions in Kentucky on River Road in the vicinity of Wolf Pen Branch Road and Timber Ridge Drive July 28 – Aug. 1, 2014. Flaggers will be present during this time to assist in guiding traffic. Motorists are asked to use caution when in the area.

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 July 28 – Aug. 1, 2014

July 24, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions on SR 62 in Indiana in the vicinity of the SR 265 and SR 62 interchange July 28 – Aug. 1, 2014 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. Residents 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 July 28 - Aug. 1, 2014

July 24, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions in Indiana on Upper River Road in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site July 28 – Aug. 1, 2014 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.

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 week of July 28, 2014

July 24, 2014 – Blasting to prepare for the new tunnel in the east end of Louisville is scheduled to occur during the week of July 28, 2014.

Surface Blasting: Surface blasting, which began in June 2013 in the east end of Louisville near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841, requires traffic stops. Surface blasting takes place Monday through Saturday during morning and afternoon hours. 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.

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

  • Monday, July 28, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 29, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 30, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 31, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, August 1, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.

Tunnel Blasting: Underground tunnel blasting, which began in January 2014 in the east end of Louisville near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841, does NOT require traffic stops. This blasting takes place Monday through Saturday during morning and afternoon hours. The noise from blasts may be noticeable, but the blasts pose no risk to the traveling public and local residents. Construction for the underground tunnel requires 24-hour work activities Monday through Saturday, and will continue throughout 2014.

The dates and approximate times for tunnel blasting will be:

  • Monday, July 28, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, July 29, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 30, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 31, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Friday, August 1, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.

Surface Blasting will also take place at the north portal of the tunnel. The north portal is located in the vicinity of Shadow Wood Lane and Shadow Wood Drive. Prior to each blast, traffic must be stopped for five to twenty minutes for the safety of the workers and the traveling public.

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

  • Monday, July 28, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 29, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 30, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 31, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Friday, August 1, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.

Surface Blasting is also scheduled to occur near the intersection of Springdale Road and Wolf Pen Branch Road. The surface blasting at this location began in April 2014. 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 Springdale Road at the Green Spring Drive intersection, and on Wolf Pen Branch Road from Wolfpen Woods Drive to Green Spring Drive.

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

  • Monday, July 28, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 29, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 30, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 31, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, August 1, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 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. Pre-blast surveys are ongoing; no blasting will occur within 500 feet of any residence prior to the completion of a pre-blast survey for that residence.

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


Indiana: Blasting schedule for week of July 28, 2014

July 24, 2014 – Blasting to prepare for the East End Crossing is scheduled to occur in Indiana during the week of July 28, 2014. Blasting will occur on Brookhollow Road between the Boulder Creek and Brookhollow subdivisions. These blasts do NOT require traffic stops.

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

  • Monday, July 28, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 29, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 30, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 31, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, August 1, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, blast times do occasionally 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 during evening hours of July 22-23, 2014

July 22, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions on SR 62 in Indiana in the vicinity of the SR 265 and SR 62 interchange during the evening hours on July 22 and 23, 2014 (5 p.m. – 5 a.m. each night). Traffic will be periodically stopped for 20 minutes during this time. The lane restrictions will be in place for about a half mile in each direction of the interchange. Residents 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: Blasting schedule for week of July 21, 2014

July 18, 2014 – Blasting to prepare for the East End Crossing is scheduled to occur in Indiana during the week of July 21, 2014. Blasting will occur on Brookhollow Road between the Boulder Creek and Brookhollow subdivisions. These blasts do NOT require traffic stops.

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

  • Monday, July 21, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 22, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 23, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 24, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 25, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 4:30 p.m.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, blast times do occasionally 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 week of July 21, 2014

July 17, 2014 -Blasting to prepare for the new tunnel in the east end of Louisville is scheduled to occur during the week of July 21, 2014.

Surface Blasting: Surface blasting, which began in June 2013 in the east end of Louisville near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841, requires traffic stops. Surface blasting takes place Monday through Saturday during morning and afternoon hours. 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.

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

  • Monday, July 21, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 22, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 23, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 24, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 25, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.

Tunnel Blasting: Underground tunnel blasting, which began in January 2014 in the east end of Louisville near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841, does NOT require traffic stops. This blasting takes place Monday through Saturday during morning and afternoon hours. The noise from blasts may be noticeable, but the blasts pose no risk to the traveling public and local residents. Construction for the underground tunnel requires 24-hour work activities Monday through Saturday, and will continue throughout 2014.

The dates and approximate times for tunnel blasting will be:

  • Monday, July 21, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, July 22, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 23, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 24, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.
  • Friday, July 25, at about 6:30 a.m. and again at about 7:30 a.m.

Surface Blasting will also take place at the north portal of the tunnel. The north portal is located in the vicinity of Shadow Wood Lane and Shadow Wood Drive. Prior to each blast, traffic must be stopped for five to twenty minutes for the safety of the workers and the traveling public.

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

  • Monday, July 21, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 22, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 23, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 24, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.
  • Friday, July 25, at about 11 a.m. and again at about 3 p.m.

Surface Blasting is also scheduled to occur near the intersection of Springdale Road and Wolf Pen Branch Road. The surface blasting at this location began in April 2014. 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 Springdale Road at the Green Spring Drive intersection, and on Wolf Pen Branch Road from Wolfpen Woods Drive to Green Spring Drive.

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

  • Monday, July 21, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 22, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 23, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 24, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 25, at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 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. Pre-blast surveys are ongoing; no blasting will occur within 500 feet of any residence prior to the completion of a pre-blast survey for that residence.

In the event of unfavorable weather or other unforeseen activities, blast times do occasionally 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 July 21-25, 2014

July 16, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions in Indiana on Upper River Road in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site July 21-25, 2014 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.

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 July 21–25, 2014

July 16, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions on SR 62 in Indiana in the vicinity of the SR 265 and SR 62 interchange July 21-25, 2014 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. Residents 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.


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.