LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Construction crews will start blasting work on the southbound shoulder of I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) near U.S. 60 Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Department of Highways District 5 Office, blasting work will continue in the same area each weekday between 1 and 4 p.m. for approximately two weeks. During blasting, traffic in both directions will be stopped from five to 15 minutes.

There will also be temporary traffic stops on Shelbyville Road between North English Station Road and Beckley Woods Drive.

Drivers should watch for traffic slowdowns in the blasting area and consider using alternate routes.

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