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Long term traffic closures in place for Downtown Bridge Project

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Due to the construction of the new Downtown Bridge, drivers will see long term lane and ramp closures near Spaghetti Junction and in Southern Indiana.

The ramp from I-64 East to I-65 South closed July 15 and is scheduled to be closed through the Spring of 2016.

In addition, the right lane of I-65 South from the Jefferson Street ramp to Muhammad Ali Boulevard is also scheduled to be closed through 2016.

Indiana Side:

79th Street has closed from Missouri Avenue to Broadway Street. This is a permanent closure.

VFW Boulevard has closed from 77th Street to 99th Street. This is a permanent closure.

US 31-South (Exit Ramp 1) from Brown Station Way to Stansifer Avenue has been reduced to two lanes for several months.

US 31-South, in the area just south of Stansifer Avenue, has been reduced to one lane for several months. Vehicles are still able to exit onto 1010th Street.

Drivers are encouraged to leave extra time for trips through Spaghetti Junction and downtown near the I-65 corridor due to ongoing construction.

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