Department of Highways, District 5
Southbound Interstate 65 to be closed in downtown Louisville October 20 - 23, 2006
Louisville, KY – (October 19, 2006) – The Department of Highways District 5 Office reminds motorists about the closure of southbound Interstate 65 between I-64 in downtown Louisville and the Watterson Expressway (I-264). This portion of the interstate will be closed from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 20, 2006 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 23, 2006 to allow for pavement rehabilitation. All entrance and exit ramps for southbound I-65 within this work zone will be closed.
Southbound I-65 is also scheduled to be closed the weekend of October 27 – 30, 2006.
During the closure of southbound I-65, through traffic coming from the Indianapolis area should follow the signed detour via I-265, I-64 and I-264 and reconnecting with I-65 at I-264. Local traffic in southern Indiana can follow the signed detour via westbound I-64 and I-264.
The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Log on to www.transportation.ky.gov/d5 for the latest in construction and maintenance activities in our area. Dial 511 or log on to 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.