The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is launching "Revive to Drive" in Northern Kentucky, meaning pavement rehabilitation projects are beginning on the region's major interstates.
The projects include replacing or repairing old pavement in multiple locations, ramp widening in Campbell County, and repainting nearly two dozen bridges in Kenton County.
Transportation Cabinet officials say the projects will result in markedly improved driving conditions, added safety, and the routine maintenance that is crucial for the interstate infrastructure of Northern Kentucky.
"While this Northern Kentucky interstate pavement project will benefit motorists and improve roadway pavement conditions, traffic congestion and backups will unfortunately occur," said Rob Hans, chief district engineer of the Covington District. "We have been getting the word out to prepare local commuters and travelers so that they can plan accordingly."
Most work will take place on nights and weekends to avoid peak traffic hours, but there will still be lane closures.
"We are looking at every option for coordination of these projects to do the least amount of disruption to the traveling public," Hans said.
The schedule of projects is as follows:
Projects already in progress:
Projects coming soon:
The total cost of projects complete and projects in progress is $91 million.
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