Southbound Lane Restriction on U.S. 41 Twin Bridges Begins February 2nd
Travel across the Twin Bridges in Henderson is going to be slow-going in a few days. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a southbound lane restriction will begin on Thursday.
Starting Thursday, February 2nd, 2017, southbound traffic on the US 41 Twin Bridges in Henderson will be restricted to one lane. This work zone is in addition to the previously announced lane restrictions for guardrail upgrades on Tuesday and Wednesday.
This daytime lane restriction for southbound traffic on the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson will be in place weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., CST, Monday through Friday. This southbound lane restriction will be in place around the clock on weekends from 9 p.m., CST, on Friday night through 5:30 a.m. the following Monday.
Contractors will be working on the installation of a solar navigation lighting system on the southbound bridge. Work on the project is scheduled to occur for the next two to three weeks as weather allows. Once work on the southbound bridge is nearing completion, the KY Transportation Cabinet will announce a date for the contractor to move the work zone to the northbound bridge on a similar daytime and weekend schedule.
The target completion date of the entire solar installation project is May 1, 2017.
This is among a number of projects on the US 41 Twin Bridges that have to be completed before the start of a major rehab along the US 41 Corridor. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) are planning a major 3-year rehabilitation project along the US 41 Corridor between the US 41 Twin Bridges and the I-69 Interchange at the south edge of Evansville scheduled to start in May of 2017. This joint project includes a deck overlay driving surface on the southbound bridge with 2 lanes of travel maintained in each direction. For more information go to: http://www.in.gov/indot/3459.htm