Bridge deck overlay project scheduled for the Clays Ferry Bridge

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 28, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a scheduled project for the Clays Ferry Bridge on Interstate 75 Southbound. Temporary lane closures will be necessary for bridge deck overlay work.

This project was awarded to M&M Services on May 21 in the amount of $4,451,122.81. The anticipated date for completion is Thursday, October 7. The Clays Ferry Bridge (H520-034-B00153N) is located on the Fayette-Madison County line.

Interstate 75 – Southbound


work will be in effect between milepoints 97.541 and 97.703

traffic control (closures/barrels) will be in place between milepoints 96.9 and 98.3

two lanes will remain open at all times --- this includes shifts onto the shoulder

no weekend work is planned at this time --- this could change pending on weather and project progress

the speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH with double fines in effect

Sunday, August 1 through Monday, August 2 - 10 p.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday

crews will be setting up traffic control (placing barrels, signage, etc.)

lanes will begin closing

Monday, August 2 through Friday, August 6 – 6:00 a.m. until 12 a.m. (midnight)

Currently - the schedule of Mon. thru Fri. - 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. each day/evening will continue until Thursday, October 7

work will start - two lanes will remain open and two lanes will be closed in each direction

The traveling public should plan for and expect delays.

All work/closures are scheduled on a tentative basis, and subject to change depending on weather conditions, emergencies, and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

District 7 includes: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott, and Woodford Counties

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