TRAFFIC REPORT FOR MAY 12TH THROUGH 16TH PDF Print
Sunday, 11 May 2014 05:16

Traffic Impact Report for May 12 through the 16

Bowling Green, Ky. (May 9, 2014)-- Here are the expected traffic impacts for May 12 through May 16:

I-65

· The northbound ramps at exit 58 (Horse Cave) will have shoulder closures that reduce the lane width down to 12 feet as crews construct the widening in these areas.

Weather dependant:

Wednesday night (7 p.m. – 7 a.m.) there will be alternating lane closures between the 53 – 59 mile markers northbound.  Also crews will be utilizing rolling roadblocks in conjunction with the lane closures.  These closures are necessary for changing the northbound traffic pattern.

Thursday there will be intermittent rolling road blocks for both north and south bound traffic between the 53 – 59 mile markers.

Friday night (10 p.m. – 7 a.m.) there will be a left lane closure between the 57 – 59 mile markers southbound.  Also crews will be utilizing rolling roadblocks in conjunction with the lane closures.  These closures are necessary for changing the southbound traffic pattern.

Barren County

· KY 70/KY 90- Trucks will be entering and exiting the roadway in Cave City because of earthwork between the CSX bridge and I-65.

· KY 90- (Between Adam McCreary Rd and KY 839) – Earthwork operations will continue.  Expect an increase in construction traffic and intermittent flagging operations.

· Outer Loop- Lane closures remain in place for both directions on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway between mile marker 8 through mile marker 10.  Lane restrictions in east bound direction of the Louie B. Nunn Parkway.  Contractors will still have construction traffic entering and leaving the parkway and KY 1297 throughout the week.  Crews will be flagging traffic on the parkway around mile marker 9 for equipment crossings from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Both lanes of travel should be prepared to stop.

· US 68/ KY 255 – Flaggers will be present as crews will be installing pipe, drainage structures and paving at the intersection in Bon Ayr.

Butler County

· US 231, MP 9-11- On Monday, the contractor will begin placing curb and gutter and excavating subgrade areas.  There will be a lane closure with flaggers in place from 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.  Motorists are encouraged to stay off of their phones and use caution when traveling through this project.  The speed limit is 35 mph through this construction zone.

· KY 70, MP 17-29- On Monday, a contractor will be replacing culverts at various locations along this route.  There will be intermittent delays with flaggers in place.  Motorists are encouraged to slow down, use caution, and be aware that there may be some rough crossings over some of the culverts.

· KY 70 MP 14-16, KY 3545 MP 0-1, US 231 MP 8-9- On Monday, a guardrail contractor will continue making guardrail repairs on these routes.  There will be one lane closure with flaggers in place.  This work is expected to be completed by Friday.

Logan County

· KY 79, MP 6-7- The contractor will continue drilling and blasting work and placing new roadway fill.  There will be short intermittent stops in traffic to allow the contractor time to safely blast the rock.  Motorists are encouraged to use caution and slow down when travelling through this work zone.

Metcalfe County

· U.S. 68/ Louie B Nunn Parkway- Grade work and bridge construction has begun and will continue for the next several months on the new interchange project.  Trucks and equipment will be entering and exiting the road in this area. The northern section of Harvey Hurt Rd. (across from Industrial Dr.) will be closed to through traffic.  Local traffic will need to use the southern approach from US 68 to access Harvey Hurt Rd.

· Louie B. Nunn Parkway- There will be lane closures in both directions on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway at mile marker 29 through mile marker 31 in Metcalfe County.  These will remain in place until the bridge construction in the median has been completed.

Monroe County

· Scotty's contracting will be doing in place patching on KY 100 around mp 9, on KY 63 below Gamaliel, along KY 163 from the Tennessee State Line to Tompkinsville and KY 2768

Simpson County

· Scotty's contracting will be resurfacing KY 103 from KY 621 to Logan county line, KY 621 between KY 73 and KY 103 and KY 1171 from Hall-Leffew Road to I-65.

· U.S. 31-W- Tennessee to I-65 Crews will be paving throughout the week on the southbound side from East of I-65 to north of KY Downs. Crews will also be installing storm sewer pipe, and performing other various construction activities. Construction vehicles will be entering and exiting the roadway.

· U.S.  31-W - Walmart/Lowes to KY 1008 Crews will be installing storm sewer pipe on both sides of 31W from TSC to KY 1008, and potentially across KY 1008. Grade work will also take place in this area along with various other construction activities. Construction vehicles will be entering and exiting the roadway.

Warren County

 

· U.S. 31-W- Roundabout work will continue at the intersection of U.S. 31-W, Loving Way and university Boulevard. Motorists shouldn’t notice any major changes in traffic flow through that intersection this week. 

 

WCLU Weather

73°
22°
°F | °C
Fair
Humidity: 80%
Tue
Thunderstorms
68 | 85
20 | 29
Wed
Partly Cloudy
67 | 87
19 | 30