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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 Traffic Impact Report for May 21 through May 26

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The District 3 area serves Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, Todd, and Warren Counties

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 21, 2023) – The expected traffic impacts in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 area for May 21 through May 26 are listed below. All work is subject to change.

Interstate 65

  • A project to resurface I-65 will create multiple lane closures on various days and nights beginning next week. The preparation phase of the project is expected to create daytime lane closures beginning Monday, May 22. The single-lane closures will start in the northbound direction near the 43 mile marker. Nighttime double lane closures are also expected to start Monday, May 22 between mile markers 46 and 48. The double lane closures will be from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Motorists should use caution and expect slowed and stopped traffic in the area.
  • Single lane closures in multiple locations are expected to begin Monday as crews begin working on drainage improvements along I-65. Lane closures will be set up in the southbound direction from mile points 7.5 to 5.2. Please use caution while traveling in this area.

Louie B. Nunn-Cumberland Expressway

  • A project to resurface the Louie B. Nunn-Cumberland Expressway from I-65 (mile point 0.0) to near the KY 1297 bridge (mile point 9.3) is expected to continue. Motorists should expect delays and lane closures. Please slow down, avoid distracted driving, and obey all signage. Short-term ramp closures at the interchange with I-65 are expected to take place overnight on May 24 and 25.

Allen County

  • KY 1147 (mile points 0.0 to 4.9) – Crews will be working on replacing culvert pipes in this area. Please use caution as workers will be in the area.
  • KY 1533 (mile points 0.0 to 2.7) – Crews will be working on replacing culvert pipes in this area. Please use caution as workers will be in the area.

Barren County

  • KY 685 (mile points 0 to 5.3) – Resurfacing on this section of the roadway is expected to begin. Flaggers and lane closures should be expected.
  • KY 1339 (mile points 0 to 0.96) – Resurfacing on this section of the roadway is expected to begin. Flaggers and lane closures should be expected.
  • KY 90 – Paving prep work will continue from KY 839 to the Metcalfe County line with resurfacing set to begin when the prep work is finished. Delays should be expected.
  • US-68 Glasgow Outer Loop (mile points 10.0 to 11.3) – Lane closures and flagging operations should be expected as crews work on tree cleanup in this section.

Logan County

  • U.S. 79 (mile points 2.9 to 4.7) – Motorists should expect one-lane traffic with temporary traffic signals at the bridges over Vicks Branch and Whippoorwill Creek. The lane closures are a part of new bridge construction in this area. The lane closures are expected to be in place through summer. The speed limit has been lowered to 45 mph. A width restriction of 10 feet is also in place.

Metcalfe County

  • KY 314 (mile points 1.2 to 4.5) – Resurfacing on this section of the roadway is expected to begin next week. Flaggers and lane closures should be expected.
  • KY 1243 (mile points 7.5 to 9.4) –Resurfacing on this section of the roadway is expected to begin. Flaggers and lane closures should be expected.
  • KY 163 (mile points 7.3 to 11.2) – Resurfacing is expected to begin on this section of KY 163. Motorists should expect lane closures and flaggers.

Monroe County

  • KY 2468 (mile points 0.0 to 2.5) – Shoulder work is expected to continue in this area. Motorists should expect lane closures and flagging operations.
  • KY 2441 (mile points 0.0 to 3.0) – Shoulder work is expected to continue in this area. Motorists should expect lane closures and flagging operations.

Simpson County

  • KY 103 (mile points 0.0 to 2.5) – Work on improving the shoulder of the roadway continues.
  • KY 664 (mile points 4.4 to 7.1) – Resurfacing work is expected to continue. Motorists should expect lane closures and flagging operations. Work on the roadway shoulder will also be taking place.

Todd County

  • U.S. 79 (mile points 1.6 to 2.5) – Crews will be working on earthwork operations and bridge work. The speed has been reduced to 45 mph in this section. Please use caution and expect delays with flagging operations.

Warren County

  • KY 101 (mile points 9.1 to 11.6) – Resurfacing is expected to continue on this section of KY 101. Please expect lane closures and flaggers.
  • KY 101 (mile points 0.0 to 3.8) – Resurfacing is expected to continue on this section of KY 101. Please expect lane closures and flaggers.
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