highway construction http://wvxu.org en More roadwork this weekend in NKY http://wvxu.org/post/more-roadwork-weekend-nky <p>Get ready for more road work this weekend in northern Kentucky, but this time it won’t be on southbound 471.<br /><br />Starting Friday evening at 8 o’clock, westbound 275 will be reduced to a single lane near the interchange with 471.&nbsp; The half mile closure will allow crews to restore the normal traffic configuration on that part of the interstate.&nbsp; The work is expected to be complete by Sunday morning.<br /> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:06:22 +0000 Jay Hanselman 18827 at http://wvxu.org More roadwork this weekend in NKY Delays expected this weekend on SB471 http://wvxu.org/post/delays-expected-weekend-sb471 <p>It could be a slow go for drivers on Southbound 471 in Northern Kentucky this weekend as crews get ready for Phase II of this summer's reconstruction project.&nbsp; Officials are suggesting you find an alternate route.<br><br>Starting at seven Friday evening and continuing through Monday morning, traffic will be reduced to one lane between Kentucky 8 and US 27 in Highland Heights. &nbsp;<br><br>Workers will be installing a temporary concrete barrier wall and pavement markings. &nbsp;<br> Fri, 31 May 2013 17:52:39 +0000 Jay Hanselman 13250 at http://wvxu.org Delays expected this weekend on SB471 SB471 construction starts; big delays could come this summer http://wvxu.org/post/sb471-construction-starts-big-delays-could-come-summer <p>Orange barrels and lane shifts are now in place on <a href="http://www.wvxu.org/post/sb471-construction-project-starts-friday-evening" target="_blank">southbound 471 as a major reconstruction</a> project gets started.&nbsp; That's likely to slow the evening commute for drivers leaving downtown Cincinnati for northern Kentucky and the east side. &nbsp;<br><br><strong>But those delays will likely grow even longer in July when work starts on repairing the deck of the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac, Bridge. &nbsp;</strong><br> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 04:04:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11380 at http://wvxu.org SB471 construction starts; big delays could come this summer SB471 construction starts April 12th http://wvxu.org/post/sb471-construction-starts-april-12th <p>If your evening commute involves Southbound 471 get ready for orange barrels.&nbsp;<br><br>Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Nancy Wood says construction work is set to begin on April 12th.&nbsp;<br><br>It's a continuation of a project started last year, when the northbound side of the interstate was rebuilt.&nbsp;<br><br>Contractors will be working to remove deteriorated concrete from three lanes, shoulders and all exit and entrance ramps.&nbsp; It also involves repairing and replacing the surfaces on bridge decks including the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac bridge.&nbsp; Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:07:38 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11033 at http://wvxu.org SB471 construction starts April 12th