Department of Highways, District 5
Ramp closures on Interstate 71 in Louisville
Louisville, KY (August 18, 2011) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office announces temporary ramp closures on Interstate 71 as part of the resurfacing and bridge deck restoration project between Interstate 64 and Interstate 264 (Watterson Expressway). The ramps listed below will be closed from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19th until 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 22nd.
• Exit ramp from southbound I-71 to Zorn Avenue (Exit 2)
• Entrance ramp from Zorn Avenue to northbound I-71
Vehicles with loads greater than 11 feet in width will not be permitted on I-71 in the work zone. A signed detour will be in place via 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. 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.