Kennedy Memorial Bridge http://wfpl.org en Kennedy Bridge Repair Work Winding Down http://wfpl.org/post/kennedy-bridge-repair-work-winding-down <p>The Kennedy Memorial Bridge deck replacement project is nearly complete.&nbsp;</p><p>The $18 million repair job began June 21, forcing the closure of two or more lanes of traffic in each direction, shutting down several ramps and causing daily traffic delays.</p><p>The <a href="http://transportation.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx">Kentucky Transportation Cabinet&rsquo;s </a>Andrea Clifford says all lanes and ramps at the bridge are scheduled to be open by next Wednesday, August 1.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 20:00:29 +0000 Rick Howlett 1137 at http://wfpl.org Kennedy Bridge Repair Work Winding Down Portion Of I-65 Southbound To Be Closed For Repairs http://wfpl.org/post/portion-i-65-southbound-be-closed-repairs <p>The southbound lanes of Interstate-65 between downtown Louisville and the Watterson Expressway will be shut down this weekend to allow for paving.</p><p>Motorists who come into Louisville via the Kennedy Bridge will be rerouted on Interstate-64.&nbsp; The closure begins at 7:00pm this&nbsp; evening and continues through 5:00am Monday.</p><p>It&rsquo;s one of several <a href="http://transportation.ky.gov/District-5/Pages/I-65-Construction.aspx">major repair projects </a>underway in the Louisville area causing traffic delays and detours.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 20:08:22 +0000 Rick Howlett 1080 at http://wfpl.org Portion Of I-65 Southbound To Be Closed For Repairs I-65 Section To Be Shut Down For Weekend Repairs http://wfpl.org/post/i-65-section-be-shut-down-weekend-repairs <p>A three-mile stretch of Interstate 65 northbound in downtown Louisville will be shut down this weekend to allow for <a href="http://transportation.ky.gov/District-5/Pages/I-65-Construction.aspx">repaving work</a>.</p><p>The northbound lanes of I-65 from the Watterson Expressway to Chestnut Street will be closed from 7:00 this evening&nbsp; until 5:00am Monday.&nbsp;</p><p>Andrea Clifford with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says it&rsquo;s more efficient to shut down the entire stretch than to allow limited traffic and pave one lane at a time.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 19:31:54 +0000 Rick Howlett 1004 at http://wfpl.org I-65 Section To Be Shut Down For Weekend Repairs I-65 Ramp Reopenings Delayed Again http://wfpl.org/post/i-65-ramp-reopenings-delayed-again <p>For the second time this week, the reopening of a busy portion of Louisville&rsquo;s Spaghetti Junction has been delayed.</p><p>The exit ramps from Interstate-65 northbound to I-64 west and east and northbound I-71 have been closed since June 25 as part of the larger <a href="http://transportation.ky.gov/District-5/Pages/I-65-Construction.aspx">Kennedy Bridge repair project</a>.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 20:17:22 +0000 Rick Howlett 968 at http://wfpl.org I-65 Ramp Reopenings Delayed Again Lane, Ramp Closures Continue For Kennedy Bridge Repairs http://wfpl.org/post/lane-ramp-closures-continue-kennedy-bridge-repairs <p>Motorists who use the Kennedy Memorial Bridge can expect more traffic delays this week as workers continue a <a href="http://transportation.ky.gov/District-5/Pages/I-65-Construction.aspx">major repair project</a>.</p><p>Southbound bridge traffic is still down to one lane to allow for some unexpected repair work. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;It will be expanded to two lanes on the morning of July 4<sup>th</sup>but Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Andrea Clifford says they&rsquo;ll need to shut down an additional northbound lane after that.</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 04:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 869 at http://wfpl.org Lane, Ramp Closures Continue For Kennedy Bridge Repairs Southbound I-65 On Kennedy Bridge Reduced To One Lane Until July 4 http://wfpl.org/post/southbound-i-65-kennedy-bridge-reduced-one-lane-until-july-4 <p>Southbound traffic on the Kennedy Memorial Bridge has been reduced to one lane until early July 4<sup>th</sup>.</p><p>Traffic was already reduced to two lanes in each direction for a bridge deck resurfacing project.</p><p>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says crews will need to put down more concrete than originally planned, requiring the additional southbound lane closure.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 03:26:41 +0000 Rick Howlett 813 at http://wfpl.org Southbound I-65 On Kennedy Bridge Reduced To One Lane Until July 4 Kennedy Bridge Repairs Begin Thursday Night http://wfpl.org/post/kennedy-bridge-repairs-begin-thursday-night <p>A <a href="http://transportation.ky.gov/District-5/Pages/I-65-Construction.aspx">major repair project</a> begins tomorrow&nbsp; on the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy_Memorial_Bridge">Kennedy Memorial Bridge</a>.</p><p>The span, which carries Interstate-65 traffic over the Ohio River, will be reduced to two lanes in both directions while crews repair and resurface the bridge deck.</p><p>Andrea Clifford with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the $18 million project will continue through the end of July.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 21:28:39 +0000 Rick Howlett 727 at http://wfpl.org Kennedy Bridge Repairs Begin Thursday Night