Mt. Zion Rd. Reconstruction 


is the scope of the project?

Mt. Zion Rd. (KY 536) is being widened from just west of US 42 to I-75. A three-mile section of the roadway will be widened from two lanes to five lanes – two lanes in each direction with a center turn lane – with a multi-use path in both directions.


Two new roundabouts will be built at the intersections of Mt. Zion Rd. and Old Union Rd., and at Mt. Zion Rd. and Harmony Rd.


Curb and gutter improvements, as well as storm sewer and drainage work will be completed as part of this project. 


are these improvements taking place?

The widening of Mt. Zion Rd. will improve safety and support better traffic flow in this growing area.


will work begin and end?



Work is expected to be completed in 2020.

Want to see how things are coming along? View project-area photos here.


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

Monday, Oct. 12, weather permitting:


All lanes of travel are expected to open and Mt. Zion Rd. (KY 536) will be in its final configuration. 


The three new traffic signals at the intersections of Pembroke Dr./Wetherington Blvd., Hempsteade Dr., and Tiburon Dr. will become fully operational. 


Please use caution when driving throughout the area as drivers adjust to the new traffic pattern. 


much will the project cost?

The construction cost is expected to be approximately $26 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. 6-158.

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