Department of Highways, District 5
Temporary ramp closures on I-265 and I-64 in Jefferson County
Louisville, KY (August 3, 2011) - The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces temporary ramp closures on Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and Interstate 64 as part of the pavement repairs on I-265. The ramps listed below will be closed from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5th until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 8th.
• Exit ramp from northbound Interstate 265 to westbound Interstate 64 (Exit 25B)
• Exit ramp from eastbound Interstate 64 to northbound Interstate 265 (Exit 19B)
For motorists exiting from northbound I-265 to westbound I-64, follow the signed detour via US 60 to southbound I-265 and then access westbound I-64.
For motorists exiting from eastbound I-64 to northbound I-265, follow the signed detour via Blankenbaker Parkway (Exit 17) to US 60 and then access I-265.
Vehicles with loads greater than 12 feet in width will not be permitted on northbound I-265 north of I-64 to US 60 from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5th until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 8th. Access will be permitted from northbound I-265 to eastbound I-64. All other wide loads traveling further north on I-265 must follow the detour via northbound I-65 to eastbound Interstate 264 and then access Interstate 64.
In addition, the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 265 to eastbound Interstate 64 will be closed from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5th until noon on Saturday, August 6th as part of this construction. Motorists should detour via southbound I-265 to Taylorsville Road, access northbound I-265 and follow to eastbound I-64.
The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Dial 511 or log on to 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You can also get traffic information for the District 5 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict5.