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Revive the Drive update: Ohio and Ky. road closings

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced new conditions and operations on Ohio and Kentucky roadways as part of Revive the Drive.

Motorists should be aware of possible delays and lane closures on the following projects:

Ohio impacts include.

  • Beginning at 9:00 p.m. on August 2, traffic will be restricted to a single lane across the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge thru Exit 2 for traffic switching operations. The lane restrictions will continue until through the evening of August 3. Long delays are likely and finding an alternate route is encouraged.
  • During the overnight hours of August 2, the following lane restrictions and ramp closures will be removed in Ohio.
  • The westbound Columbia Parkway (US 50) entrance ramp to I-471 southbound is closed.
  • The East Fifth Street entrance ramp in downtown Cincinnati to I-471 southbound is closed. 
  • The two lane I-471 southbound entrance ramp from eastbound Fort Washington Way (US 50) will be reduced to one lane.
  • Traffic from I-71 southbound in Ohio will be reduced to one lane approaching the Ohio River Daniel Carter Beard Bridge.

Kentucky impacts include.

  • Beginning at 10 p.m. on August 2, traffic will be restricted to a single lane across the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge thru Exit 2 for traffic switching operations. The lane restrictions will continue until evening of August 3. Long delays are likely and finding an alternate route is encouraged.
  • Beginning at 8 p.m. on August 2, the I-471 southbound entrance ramp from Memorial Parkway will close. The ramp will remain closed until August 16. A detour will be posted directing traffic from Memorial Parkway Northbound on I-471 to KY 8. Traffic will then proceed East on KY 8 to enter I-471 Southbound.
  • Beginning at 8 p.m. on August 2, the I-471 southbound Exit 3 Ramp to Grand Avenue (KY 1892) will close. The ramp will remain closed until August 16. A detour will be posted directing traffic to continue south on I-471 and exit at US 27 (Exit 2). Traffic will then proceed north on US 27, then east on KY 1892 (Carothers Road).
  • At Exit 1 (I-275/I-471 Interchange), traffic in the RIGHT lane may exit at exit 1B to I-275 westbound, or continue through the interchange to US 27 in Highland Heights. Traffic in the left lane must exit at 1A to I-275 eastbound. Shoulders are also closed in this area. This traffic pattern will continue until further notice. The speed limit through this section is 45 MPH.
  • The entrance ramp from US 27/Southgate to Southbound I-471 is closed until Friday night on August 2nd. A detour is posted sending traffic north on US 27 to KY 1892. Traffic will then proceed east on KY 1892 and enter southbound I-471 at the Grand Ave. interchange. During the overnight hours on August 3, the entrance ramp from US 27 to Southbound I-471 will reopen.
  • The I-471 southbound exit ramp to KY 8 is closed. The ramp will remain closed until Friday, August 2. Traffic will be detoured to continue south on I-471 to the exit at Memorial Parkway, then east on Memorial Parkway, then enter I-471 northbound and exit at KY 8. During the overnight hours on August 2, the I-471 southbound exit ramp to KY 8 will reopen.
  • The I-471 southbound entrance ramp from KY 8 is closed. The ramp will remain closed until Friday, August 2. Traffic will be detoured west on KY 8 to Monmouth St (US 27), then south to 10th Street, then East on 10th to enter I-471 SB at Memorial Parkway. During the overnight hours on August 2, the I-471 southbound entrance ramp from KY 8 will reopen.
  • Traffic may be further reduced to a single lane during nighttime periods throughout the limits of the project.
  • Work is being performed along the I-471 SB ramp to I-275 WB. Traffic should use caution in this area and watch for construction vehicles entering and leaving the roadway along this ramp.
  • Expect delays until this project are completed later this year.
  • Use caution when traveling through the project and watch for slowed or stopped traffic. Watch for construction vehicles entering and leaving traffic throughout the work zone. The speed limit is reduced through the construction zone and will be enforced.

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