Louisville bridge construction will impact downtown traffic routes

Road closures announced

Downtown Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 5, 2014) — Louisville will be experiencing several closures and lane restrictions in connection with construction on the Downtown Crossing. Following are locations affected by construction:

  • Hancock Street from Main Street to Washington Street is scheduled to be closed through Saturday, Aug. 30 for demolition work in the area. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Witherspoon Street from Adams Street to River Road through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work in the area. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent overnight lane closures are scheduled on Mellwood Avenue under I-64 through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work in the area, leaving only one lane of Mellwood Avenue open to traffic.
  • Intermittent lane closures are scheduled on Story Avenue under I-64 through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work in the area, leaving only one lane of Story Avenue open to traffic.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Frankfort Avenue from Story Avenue to River Road through Monday, Aug. 25 for work in the area. Local access will be available between Story Avenue and Washington Street. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Jefferson Street from Jackson Street to Floyd Street through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Main Street from Hancock Street to Jackson Street through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Market Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition and dirt work. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Floyd Street from Muhammad Ali Boulevard to Liberty Street through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Liberty Street from Floyd Street to Preston Street through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Preston Street from Jefferson Street to Liberty Street through Monday, Aug. 25 for demolition work. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Intermittent closures are scheduled on Jackson Street from Jefferson Street to Market Street through Monday, Aug. 25 for dirt work. A signed detour will be in place
  • The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 North is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, August 5 to Saturday, August 9 for demolition work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.
  • The ramp from Story Avenue to I-64 West is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, Aug. 5 to Saturday, Aug. 9 for work in the area. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Only one lane of I-64 West from the Story Avenue ramp to the I-65 split is scheduled to be open overnight Tuesday, Aug.  5 to Saturday, Aug. 9 for work in the area. Lane closures are expected to begin around 9 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. each day.
  • One lane of I-65 South from the Kennedy Bridge to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, Aug. 5 to Saturday, Aug. 9 for pile driving. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.
  • One lane of I-65 North from just past Brook Street to the Kennedy Bridge is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, Aug. 5 to Saturday, Aug. 9 for pile driving. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.
  • One lane of I-64 East from 9th Street to the Kennedy Bridge is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, Aug. 5 to Saturday, Aug. 9 for demolition work. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. each day.
  • One lane of I-71 South from the I-64 merge to the I-65 North split is scheduled to close overnight Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Wednesday, Aug. 6 to deliver beams. It’s expected to close around 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. both days.
  • Rolling closures are expected project-wide Thursday, Aug. 7 for pothole patching. Work is scheduled 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • The Clark Memorial Bridge is closed to vehicular, foot and bike traffic. It closed Tuesday, July 8 for intensive work on the Indiana approach to the bridge. It’s expected to remain closed for about six weeks.
  • The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 South closed July 15, 2013 and is expected to be closed through the spring of 2016.
  • I-65 North from Muhammad Ali Boulevard to Witherspoon Street has been reduced from three through lanes of traffic to two, with the right lane a mandatory exit to Muhammad Ali Boulevard. The lane reduction is expected to continue into 2015.
  • The right lane of I-65 South from the Jefferson Street ramp to Muhammad Ali Boulevardclosed July 15, 2013 and is expected to be closed through 2016.
  • Broadway Street has closed from Court Avenue to 6th Street. This includes the closure of the6th Street ramp to I-65 North. These are permanent closures.
  • 7th Street has closed from Missouri Avenue to Broadway Street. This is a permanent closure.
  • VFW Boulevard has closed from 7th Street to 9th Street. This is a permanent closure.
  • US 31-South (Exit Ramp 1) from Brown Station Way to Stansifer Avenue has been reduced to two lanes.
  • US 31-South, in the area just south of Stansifer Avenue, has been reduced to one lane.  Vehicles are still able to exit onto 10th Street.
  • The northbound collector distributor ramp in Jeffersonville has been reduced to one lane between 10th Street and Stansifer Avenue. The closure will be in place through late 2015.
  • Missouri Avenue is closed between Court Avenue and S. Clark Boulevard for extensive utility work in the area.
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