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I-265 Eastbound to I-65 Southbound Ramp Closed Overnight on 12/2

The I-265 eastbound to I-65 southbound ramp will be closed from 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 2 through 6 a.m. on Friday, December 3. This closure will allow crews to finalize the lane configurations that will be in place for the duration of bridge construction.

Crews have removed rumble strips in preparation for the work to be performed.

To accommodate increased traffic during construction, crews are reconfiguring the existing exit lanes to allow all three I-65 Southbound lanes to remain open at the merge point with I-265. The ramp closure is needed so crews can safely complete pavement striping in the area.

Temporary signed detours will be in place during ramp closures. The timeline is subject to change due to weather or other delays.

9-day Maximum Eastbound I-64 Closure Scheduled for December 14 - 23

An up to 9-day directional closure of the Sherman Minton Bridge is scheduled to begin December 14.

Eastbound I-64 is currently planned to close at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, December 14 and reopen at 3 a.m. on Thursday, December 23, at its maximum duration. It is possible the duration will be shorter than 9 days, but in no case will the reopening date be later than December 23.

The full directional closures will allow crews to perform deck rehabilitation on the Sherman Minton Bridge.

During the eastbound I-64 closure, the I-64 eastbound entrance ramp from West Spring Street will be closed along with the I-64 eastbound to I-264 eastbound ramp. Motorists in Indiana on eastbound I-64 will be diverted to I-265. Local traffic will have access to the New Albany exit (5th Street/Spring Street). No traffic will be permitted east of the New Albany exit. 

While the directional closures are in place, the suggested alternate route will be I-65 and I-265. Regional traffic signs and variable message boards will be posted in the project area well in advance, notifying motorists of the closures and alternate route.

As part of the maintenance of traffic approach for construction, the design-build contractor team is allowed one 9-day closure of the bridge per year in each direction.

About Sherman Minton Renewal
The Sherman Minton Renewal is a major rehabilitation and painting project that will add up to 30 years of life to the 59-year-old Bridge. The double-decked bridge carries six lanes of traffic (I-64 and US 150) over the Ohio River connecting Louisville, KY and New Albany, IN.

Construction on the Sherman Minton Bridge is a multi-phase process, taking place over three construction seasons. To minimize impacts on cross-river commuters in Louisville and Southern Indiana during rehabilitation of the Sherman Minton Bridge, the Project Team is using a low-impact maintenance of traffic approach that ensures at least one lane of traffic in each direction will remain open for nearly 95% of the time.

Lt. Gov. Crouch, OCRA: Indiana Connectivity Program First Round Deadline Approaching

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 15, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs encourage Hoosier homeowners and business owners to apply for the Indiana Connectivity Program before the Nov. 28 first round deadline.

Those lacking reliable broadband can initiate interest by calling the Indiana Broadband Connect Center, which is open on business days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET at 833-639-8522. Hoosiers can also submit their information online through the Next Level Connections portal by visiting in.gov/ocra/broadband.

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2007 Throughfare Plan Update

Provided below is a link to the 2007 Throughfare Plan updated by Strand Associates. The report includes countywide crash data and mitigation measures and preliminary multimodal projects in the county.

Click here to review the Report

 

Report a Pothole or Dangerous Road Condition on a Floyd County Road

The Floyd County Highway Department is responsible for the repair of all Floyd County bridges and patching of all county roads and highways. If you would like to report a pothole or a hazardous road condition on a Floyd County Road please click on the link below for more information. 

Please Note: For roads within the City of New Albany please contact the City. 

Click here to make a report to the Floyd County Highway Department

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