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Road Construction Report - March 22

This is your weekly update on construction progress happening on state roads in Northern Kentucky:

KENTON CO.

·         Taylor Mill Road – Southern End - KY 16 (From Sunbrite Drive to Klette Road) - Construction continues on Taylor Mill Road (KY 16) between Sunbrite Drive and Klette Road.  Traffic patterns have been shifted to a different alignment on the new pavement.  Access for Maple Road will be via a combined access point at Laurel Road, directly across from Hands Pike.  Use caution and watch for flaggers and construction traffic entering and leaving the roadway. The speed limit throughout the project is reduced to 30 MPH.

·         Taylor Mill Road – Middle Section - KY 16 (From Sunbrite to Blackstone) – Work to connect the North and South End of KY 16 has begun.  At this time most operations will be off the highway and no access points have changed.  It is important for motorists to use caution and watch for construction traffic that may enter and exit the roadway.

·         Taylor Mill Road - Northern End - KY 16 (From Blackstone to I-275) - Taylor Creek Drive and Old Taylor Mill Road are open to traffic.  In order to access Scott High School, Woodland Middle School or Floral Hills Cemetery, motorists may take KY 16 south to the Old Taylor Mill Road south entrance or they may use the new section of roadway to Old Taylor Mill Road.  Sandmann Drive is permanently closed at the BP station and at The Farm Apartments.   The new route to KY 16 can be accessed by Honeysuckle Drive, Honey Road and Old Taylor Mill Road. Motorists will have access to all businesses in the area.  Please watch for flaggers and for trucks entering and leaving the highway.  Limited road work until spring 2013.

 

·         KY 8 (River Road) – Slide repairs continue on KY 8 between KY 371 (Amsterdam Road) and KY 1072 (Sleepy Hollow Road) from the 0 – 3.9 mile-marker. The road will be closed to thru traffic 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM, during week days until work is complete.   Local traffic will be maintained.  Westbound traffic should take Sleepy Hollow (KY 1072) as a detour and Eastbound traffic should take Amsterdam Road (KY 371). 

·         KY 1303 (Turkeyfoot Road) from College Park Drive to I-275 – Construction operations have ceased for the winter.  Work is scheduled to resume in spring 2013.

CAMPBELL CO.

 

I-471 SB FROM THE DANIEL CARTER BEARD BRIDGE/OHIO RIVER IN CAMPBELL COUNTY TO US 27 in Highland Heights -REVIVE THE DRIVE – NKY

·         Work is being performed in the area adjacent to the I-471 SB ramp to I-275 WB. Traffic should use caution in this area and watch for construction vehicles entering and leaving the roadway along this ramp.

·         Traffic may encounter flagging operations with short delays on Three Mile Road at the I-275 overpass as part of the work being performed in the area adjacent to the I-471 SB ramp to I-275 WB.

I-275 WB AT THE I-471 INTERCHANGE in Campbell County - REVIVE THE DRIVE – NKY

·         Beginning Monday, March 25, 2013, daily lane closures will occur in the right lane on I-275 WB between the I-471 interchange and 3-Mile Road.  Motorists should use caution in this area and watch for construction vehicles entering and leaving the roadway from the shoulder.

BRIDGE PAINTING

I-275 (MP 77 to MP 82.4) IN KENTON COUNTY REVIVE THE DRIVE – NKY Interstate Bridges Painting Project

·         Norfolk Southern Railroad over I-275 (M.P. 83.08 @ I-275 Bridge Painting Project) – Starting March 22, 2013, the WB right lane will be closed for approximately 2 months for bridge painting. Watch for lanes shifts in the area. Nightly double right lane closures will take place from 10:00 pm until 6:00 am the following morning.  Please watch for flaggers, traffic control devices and construction traffic entering and leaving the roadway.

On March 22nd and/or March 23rd, weather permitting, traffic will be reduced to ONE lane westbound from MP 82 near Turkeyfoot road to MP 83.8 at I-75 from 12 midnight to 8 am the following day while making traffic control changes. Watch for slow traffic and be prepared to stop.  Rolling Roadblocks may occur during this time period. Also, the US 25/42 Dixie Highway entrance ramp to Westbound I-275 will be closed during this time period.  Please use alternate routes. This traffic switch is subject to weather restrictions and will be adjusted to the first available weekend as weather permits.

·         I-275 WB over KY 177, CSX RR & Licking River MP.77.64 @ I-275 Bridge Painting Project) – Starting Sunday, March 24, 2013, the WB left lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday morning. This closure is for temporary barrier wall removal. Please watch for flaggers, traffic control devices and construction traffic entering and leaving the roadway.

·         On KY 17 at I-275 – Please use caution in this area as workers are present and watch for construction traffic entering and leaving the roadway.

 

I-275 WB AT THE I-471 INTERCHANGE in Campbell County

·         Beginning Monday, March 25, 2013, daily lane closures will occur in the right lane on I-275 WB between the I-471 interchange and 3-Mile Road. Motorists should use caution in this area and watch for construction vehicles entering and leaving the roadway from the shoulder.

BOONE CO.

·         KY 20 (Mile Hill Road) from 19.7 - 20.7 marker – KY 20 will be closed to thru traffic until further notice.  The closed section is in between KY 8 and KY 212 (Airport Connector).  Motorists should seek an alternate route during the closure. 

·         KY 20 (Petersburg-Idlewild Road) at the 8.1 marker – Work has begun on another slide repair on KY 20 located at the 8.1 mile-marker, which is near Woolper Road.  Crews will work during the hours of 8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Saturday, weather permitting.  Motorists are advised to use caution when travelling through this area.  Watch for flaggers, trucks and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.  Repair is expected to take approximately 2 weeks.

·         Camp Ernst Road (KY 237) from Rogers Lane to Golf Club Drive – As construction begins on this project, please watch for flaggers and for trucks entering and leaving the highway.  Expect minor delays.

BOONE-KENTON COUNTIES

·         Industrial Road (KY 1829) from Dixie Highway (US 25) to Turkeyfoot Road (KY 1303) – Except for off-road work, construction operations on this project have ceased for the winter.  Motorists are advised that the speed limit is 35 MPH through this area.  Final surfacing will be in the spring 2013.

Source: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - District 6

Photo: Taylor Mill Road in Covington

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