Traffic headache begins Friday night in NKY

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY (FOX19) - A major traffic headache begins Friday night in Northern Kentucky, and will continue for the next 16 days.

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Sept. 23, the I-275 EB ramp to I-471 NB will be closed for reconstruction. The ramp will be closed for the next 16 days.

Motorists should expect long delays and plan alternate routes, including NB I-75, Ky. 9, I-471 SB to US 27 North, I-275 EB to Kellogg Ave to I-275 WB. Traffic on I-75/71 to north of Cincinnati should use I-275 WB to bypass downtown.

Expected completion of road projects on EB I-275 is Dec. 1, 2011.

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