Kentucky transportation

Highway construction
12:38 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

SB471 will have lane restrictions again this weekend

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Get ready for another weekend of traffic delays on southbound 471 in northern Kentucky.  

Starting Saturday at 7 a.m. and continuing through Sunday at 9 p.m., the route will be restricted to a single lane from the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac, Bridge to Route 27 in Highland Heights.  

Construction crews will be installing reflective pavement markers during that time.  

Long delays are likely and Kentucky transportation officials are urging drivers to find alternate routes.  

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Highway construction
9:58 am
Fri October 11, 2013

More traffic headaches this weekend on SB471

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Kentucky transportation officials say last weekend's rain delayed some of the resurfacing on Southbound 471.  But crews have been working around the clock to keep things on schedule to be completed by the first week of November.  

Once again this weekend you likely will want to find an alternate route and avoid South 471.  

Highway construction
4:00 am
Fri June 21, 2013

SB471 construction means downtown ramp closures and restrictions

471 construction ramp closing map
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

If you work in downtown Cincinnati and drive home in the evening on southbound 471 get ready for delays next week or select another route for your commute. 

Construction crews are ready to start work on resurfacing the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac, bridge. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Nancy Wood said that will mean ramp closures and restrictions on the Ohio side of bridge starting Friday at 7 p.m.  Those this will continue through early August.

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Transportation projects
11:07 am
Wed April 3, 2013

SB471 construction starts April 12th

The Daniel Carter Beard Bridge on I-471
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If your evening commute involves Southbound 471 get ready for orange barrels. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Nancy Wood says construction work is set to begin on April 12th. 

It's a continuation of a project started last year, when the northbound side of the interstate was rebuilt. 

Contractors will be working to remove deteriorated concrete from three lanes, shoulders and all exit and entrance ramps.  It also involves repairing and replacing the surfaces on bridge decks including the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac bridge. 

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Highway construction
8:39 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Hearing tonight for Mt. Zion Rd interchange in Boone County

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is holding a meeting Thursday evening to get input on plans to reconstruct the I-71/75 interchange at Mt. Zion Road.

The Cabinet said in a press release it will be displaying all the various alternates still under consideration for such a project.

The public can view these and make comments.  Written comments will be accepted during the meeting and for up to 15 days after the session.  Officials will also be available to answer questions.