Brownsboro Road

Local News
6:34 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Brownsboro Road Diet Won't Expand

Greg Fischer
Credit Gabe Bullard/WFPL

The Brownsboro Road Diet won't extend to Hillcrest Avenue.

Mayor Greg Fischer said on Monday that he didn't think the public input process for the possible expansion was given enough time. So it's not happening. 

The state was planning roadwork on Brownsboro and told the city that it would consider extending the diet—if Louisville wanted it, a new release said. In response, the city set up a public comment period last month that ended on Sunday.

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Local News
5:08 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Louisville Considers Extending Brownsboro Road Diet to Hillcrest Avenue

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is considering extending the project that reduced part of Brownsboro Road to three lanes.

The original Brownsboro Road Diet was completed last year. It modified a half-mile stretch of the road in the city’s Clifton neighborhood...changing it from four lanes to two, with a middle turning lane and a sidewalk. Now, the city is considering expanding the project to Hillcrest Avenue.

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Local News
12:04 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Brownsboro Road Section To Be Closed For Ten Days

The summer road maintenance season continues with the closure of a short stretch of Brownsboro Road for ten days starting later this week.

The stretch will be shut down starting Friday evening to allow for interchange improvements.

"This section is commonly known by people in the area as Old Brownsboro Road, and it’s the section between U.S. 42 and Warrington Way," says Andrea Clifford with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

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Local News
9:00 am
Sun June 24, 2012

VA Hospital Would Not Affect Traffic, Consultants Say

The Veterans Administration is on the verge of purchasing over 35 acres of property on Brownsboro Road, to build a new VA hospital in Louisville. Consultants on the project say the hospital wouldn't have an impact on traffic or quality of life  in the area. Chris Otts has covered the story for the Courier-Journal, and he joined WFPL's Devin Katayama to talk about the latest developments, and what's next.



Local News
2:18 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

VA Could Decide New Hospital Site Soon

The preferred "Midlands" location would need road modifications to relieve traffic.


The Veterans Administration is primed to purchase over 35 acres of property on Brownsboro Road to build a new VA hospital, and officials say that decision could be made in the coming weeks.

Environmental impact studies have been finalized for the two locations under consideration for the over 800,000 square foot facility. One location under consideration is near Factory Lane in eastern Jefferson County.

The preferred Brownsboro Road location plan, also called the Midlands Development, would build the hospital on nearly 36 acres near the I-264 interchange.

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