Bridge deck overlay project scheduled for the Clays Ferry Bridge


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a scheduled project for the Clays Ferry Bridge on Interstate 75 Southbound. Temporary lane closures will be necessary for bridge deck overlay work.

This project was awarded to M&M Services on May 21 in the amount of $4,451,122.81. The anticipated date for completion is Thursday, October 7. The Clays Ferry Bridge is located on the Fayette-Madison County line.

Interstate 75 – Southbound

  • work will be in effect between milepoints 97.541 and 97.703
  • traffic control (closures/barrels) will be in place between milepoints 96.9 and 98.3
  • two lanes will remain open at all times — this includes shifts onto the shoulder
  • no weekend work is planned at this time — this could change pending on weather and project progress
  • the speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH with double fines in effect

Sunday, August 1 through Monday, August 2 10 p.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday

  • crews will be setting up traffic control (placing barrels, signage, etc.)
  • lanes will begin closing

Monday, August 2 through Friday, August 6 6:00 a.m. until 12 a.m. (midnight)

Currently – the schedule of Mon. thru Fri. – 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. each day/evening will continue until Thursday, October 7

  • work will start – two lanes will remain open and two lanes will be closed in each direction

The traveling public should plan for and expect delays.

All work/closures are scheduled on a tentative basis, and subject to change depending on weather conditions, emergencies, and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

District 7 includes:  Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott, and Woodford Counties