Department of Highways, District 5
US31E Lou.Metro Traffic Advisory
Louisville, KY (July 21, 2005)- The Kentucky Department of Highways announces the temporary closure of the entrance ramps from north and southbound Bardstown Road (US 31E) to Interstate 265 as part of the rehabilitation of the Gene Snyder Freeway (I-265). These ramps are scheduled to be closed from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2005 until 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2005.
Motorists wishing to access westbound I-265 from northbound Bardstown Road should follow the signed detour taking eastbound I-265 to the Billtown Road (Exit 19), turn left on Billtown Road and then access westbound I-265.
Motorists wishing to access eastbound I-265 from southbound Bardstown Road should follow the signed detour taking westbound I-265 to the Beulah Church Road (Exit 15), turn left on Beulah Church Road and then access eastbound I-265.
The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Motorists are urged to be cautious and reduce speed. Stay alert and minimize distractions, and keep a safe distance between your vehicle, the car ahead, and the workers and their equipment. This is a reminder we must all help reduce the number of highway work zone accidents and fatalities. Slow Down to Get There!
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.