lane restriction2 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/1/13) – A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a traffic shift in the Audubon Parkway work zone at Owensboro on Friday, May 3.

Westbound traffic entering the Audubon Parkway from U.S. 60 at Owensboro will be moved to a crossover about one-fourth of a mile west of the Audubon Parkway/U.S. 60 Interchange, starting sometime between 8 and 9 a.m. on Friday. This will put two-lane traffic on a section of what would normally be the westbound lanes from about the 23 mile marker to mile point 14.5 about a mile west of the Green River Bridge where westbound traffic will use another median crossover to return to normal traffic flow on the westbound side.

All eastbound lanes on the Audubon Parkway remain closed for reconstruction from the Ky. Hwy. 1554 Exit 18 at Sorgho to the Audubon Parkway/US 60 Interchange at Owensboro. Due to rain delays, eastbound traffic on the Audubon will have to continue to take Exit 18 at Sorgho through about Monday, May 6.  There is a marked detour for eastbound traffic via KY 1554 at Audubon Parkway Exit 18.

This traffic shift and detour are part of a larger general rehab project along the Audubon from mile point 16.5 near the Green River Bridge at the Daviess-Henderson County Line to the Audubon Parkway/U.S. 60 Interchange in Owensboro.

Timely updates on traffic shifts and work zone configurations will be provided as the rehab work progresses in coming weeks.

Chester Bross Construction Company is the prime contractor on this $6.1 million highway improvement project. The estimated completion date for the rehab work is September 1.

Timely traffic advisories for the 11 counties of KYTC Highway District 2 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Keith Todd
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

BMS Selects Student of the Month

BENTON, Ky. (5/4/15) — Each month the principal of Benton Middle School selects a student for the Academically Above… Read More

Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

MADISONVILLE, KY. (5/3/15) – Faith Baptist Church hosted a Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 2. Sunshine, fellowship and… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4166

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3498

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3346

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2902

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2805

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15542

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8482

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 03, 2015 1424

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1326

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1120

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 1112

Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 853

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 743

Dave Says - May 3, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
May 03, 2015 668

2015 Correctional Employees' Week Celebrated…

by Michael Caudill
May 02, 2015 650

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 645

Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness with kids is…

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 577

Legislator's Log - Week of May 3, 2015

by Brent Yonts