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Kentucky: Olde Creek Way closed through October 20, 2014

October 16, 2014 – The road closure for Olde Creek Way, the back entrance to the Bridgepointe subdivision, will continue through October 20, 2014. Residents will have to access the Bridgepointe subdivision through the front entrance off U.S. 42. Olde Creek Way will continue to be accessed by school buses during this time, but closed to residential traffic.

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


Kentucky: Lane restrictions on River Road October 20-24, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions in Kentucky on River Road in the vicinity of Wolf Pen Branch Road and Timber Ridge Drive October 20-24, 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 Upper River Road October 20-24, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions in Indiana on Upper River Road in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site October 20-24, 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 October 20-24, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions on SR 62 in Indiana in the vicinity of the SR 265 and SR 62 interchange October 20-24, 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. 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 week of October 20, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014 – Blasting to prepare for the new tunnel in the east end of Louisville is scheduled to occur during the week of October 20, 2014.

Surface Blasting: Surface blasting, which began in June 2013, occurs in the east end of Louisville near the intersection of U.S. 42 and KY 841. 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 at this location (within 15 minutes) will be:

  • Monday, October 20, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 21, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 22, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 23, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 24, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 25, at about 9:30 a.m. and again at about 11:30 a.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 will be stopped on Springdale Road at the Green Spring Drive intersection, and on Wolf Pen Branch Road from Wolf Pen Woods Drive to Green Spring Drive.

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

  • Monday, October 20, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 21, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 22, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 23, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 24, at about 9:30 a.m., at about 11:30 a.m. and again at about 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 25, at about 9:30 a.m. and again at about 11:30 a.m.

Tunnel Blasting: No further tunnel blasting is scheduled to occur for the next several weeks. During this period, crews will be installing additional structural supports for the tunnel. Prior to resuming tunnel blasting, a schedule will be posted on the project website at www.kyinbridges.com.

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 October 20, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014 – Blasting to prepare for the East End Crossing is scheduled to occur in Indiana during the week of October 20, 2014. Blasting will occur between Port Road and Upper River Road. These blasts do NOT require traffic stops.

The dates and approximate times will be:

  • Monday, October 20: Several blasts in the morning (after 9 a.m.) and several blasts in the afternoon (before 7 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, October 21: Several blasts in the morning (after 9 a.m.) and several blasts in the afternoon (before 7 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, October 22: Several blasts in the morning (after 9 a.m.) and several blasts in the afternoon (before 7 p.m.)
  • Thursday, October 23: Several blasts in the morning (after 9 a.m.) and several blasts in the afternoon (before 7 p.m.)
  • Friday, October 24: Several blasts in the morning (after 9 a.m.) and several blasts in the afternoon (before 7 p.m.)
  • Saturday, October 25: Several blasts in the morning (after 9 a.m.) and several blasts in the afternoon (before 4 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: Lane restrictions on Wolf Pen Branch Road Oct. 14-20, 2014

Oct. 13, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions on Wolf Pen Branch Road, in the vicinity of Olde Creek Way and Springdale Road, October 14-20, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 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 closures near SR 265 and SR 62 interchange rescheduled to occur October 20, 2014

Oct. 13, 2014 – Due to weather conditions, the following lane closures have been rescheduled to occur on October 20, 2014 from 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.

  • The eastbound SR 265 to eastbound SR 62 loop ramp will be closed. Traffic will need to continue onto Port Road and make a right at the traffic light in order to access the SR 62 eastbound ramp from eastbound 265.
  • The westbound SR 62 to Port Road loop ramp will be closed. Traffic will need to make a left turn across eastbound SR 62 to access Port Road.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AN ILLUSTRATION OF THE TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS TAKING PLACE ON OCT. 20, 2014.

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: Lane restrictions on River Road October 13-17, 2014

Oct. 10, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions in Kentucky on River Road in the vicinity of Wolf Pen Branch Road and Timber Ridge Drive October 13-17, 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 Upper River Road October 13-17, 2014

Oct. 10, 2014 – There will be lane restrictions in Indiana on Upper River Road in the vicinity of the East End Crossing construction site October 13-17, 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.


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.