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US 42 Westbound Safety Improvements at I-71/75




Wednesday, Sept. 7 - Thursday, Sept. 8, weather permitting:


Beginning at 8:30 p.m., Wednesday night, US 42 westbound will be reduced to a single lane between Dream St. and the I-71/75 southbound exit ramp. 


Also, at 9 p.m., the two right lanes of travel on I-71/75 southbound will be closed for one-half mile at the US 42 interchange.


In addition, the entrance ramp to I-71/75 southbound from Mall Rd./KY 18 will be closed. 


By 5 a.m., Thursday morning, the lane on US 42, both lanes of travel on I-71/75, and the access ramp will be reopened. 



​Both shoulders are closed within the project area for approximately one-quarter mile at the US 42 interchange on I-71/75 north and southbound.  


Also, traffic on US 42 westbound is shifted to the north while crews work on widening the south side of the roadway. No permanent lane closures on US 42 are anticipated while this work takes place.   


This travel pattern is expected to remain in place through the end of the year.