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I-71/75 Pavement Rehab (2022)

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is the scope of the project?

An approximately six-mile section of I-71/75 will be repaved between the Mt. Zion Rd. (KY 536) interchange and the I-71/75 split in Walton, KY. In addition, an approximately three-mile section of I-75 will be repaved between the I-71/75 split and the Boone/Kenton County line. Pavement work will be completed in both the north and southbound lanes within both sections.


Pavement work also will be completed on I-75 under the I-71 bridges at the I-71/75 split to allow more height clearance at this location.


Routine maintenance repairs will be made to the bridges that carry I-71/75 traffic over Mt. Zion Rd. (KY 536), Frogtown Rd. (KY 3060), and Richwood Rd. (KY 338).


In addition, shoulder and drainage work, guardrail and median wall repairs, erosion control, and other minor maintenance tasks will take place throughout the nine-mile project area.


are these improvements taking place?

Pavement repairs will make travel smoother and safer for all who drive this section of the interstate.


Bridge repairs will ensure these important structures remain in good condition.


will work begin and end?

Project construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2022, with completion expected by the end of 2023.


will there be impacts to traffic because of the project work?

There are several closures in place that may affect travel throughout the project area. 


Check our Travel Advisories page for more information. 

Please slow down and use caution as you travel through this active work zone.


much will the project cost?

The construction cost is expected to be approximately $12 million.


can I contact if I have questions or comments?

We would love to hear from you. Please e-mail us at [email protected] with questions, comments, or input on our work.


Contractors may reference Item No. 6-20002.00.

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