LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A $2 million construction project begins this week in New Albany.

Water Street is now restricted to local traffic only. That makes it possible for work to begin to extend the Ohio River Greenway from East 8th Street to East 18th Street.

The three-fourths miles of construction includes two boardwalks, a recreational road and a trail.

At the beginning of the project, people will still be able to access the boat club from Water Street.

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