Interstate 264 ramp closure scheduled for May 17-20 | Transportation
LOUISVILLE, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the ramp from eastbound Interstate 264 (Watterson Expressway) to westbound Interstate 64 will be closed again this weekend. Contract crews will be performing pavement repairs to the I-64 bridge over the Watterson Expressway. This work is part of a project for pavement repairs on Interstate 264 (Watterson Expressway) in the area between Browns Lane and Westport Road (mile points 18.4 and 20.7).
The exit ramp from eastbound I-264 to westbound I-64 (Exit 19B) will be closed from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17 until 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 20. Motorists should follow the signed detour for this ramp closure via the Westport Road interchange (see diagram below).
In addition, lane closures are possible this weekend on the exit ramp from eastbound I-264 to US 60 (Exit 20). All entrance and exit ramps at this interchange will remain open.
The speed limit in the work zone is reduced to 45 MPH and double fines will be enforced.
Hall Contracting, Inc. was awarded the contract for this project in the amount of $8.1 million. The work is scheduled for completion by July 31, 2013.
The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Dial 511 or log on to 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You can also get traffic information for the District 5 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict5.
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