Construction work on I-65 in southern Indiana will impact 98,000 - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Construction work on I-65 in southern Indiana will impact 98,000 drivers daily

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Commuters in southern Indiana who drive on Interstate 65 between Clarksville and Sellersburg will be facing traffic delays beginning next week as a major construction project gets underway.

Lanes will be closed starting next week on I-65 starting Monday for concrete work and pavement restoration. It's a nearly $2.1 million project that will eventually extend from Stansifer Avenue to Exit 9 at Sellersburg.

Work on the approaches at the Lewis & Clark overpass is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. on July 17. This will shut down I-65's southbound left lane and left shoulder between Stansifer and the I-265 interchange.

Early Tuesday, crews will begin cleaning and sealing bridge joints to prevent water intrusion into the pavement’s sub-base. I-65’s left lane restriction will continue through day- and nighttime hours.

Next weekend, a second southbound left lane will be closed to expedite repair and maintenance operations.

In addition to replacing bridge approaches and sealing joints, partial- and full-depth concrete patches will be made as needed within the project limits. Drainage issues will also be addressed.

The work is scheduled to continue through October.

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