Road work improvements start today on Robert Martin Bypass/US 25 in Madison County


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists of improvements scheduled for the Richmond Bypass/US 25. The work will include the adjustment/construction of offset left turn lanes. This grade and drain safety project will provide better visibility for the traveling public. The location is; with the intersection of the Richmond Bypass/US 25 and Old Wilderness Trail and the Richmond Bypass/US 25 with the intersection of Union City Road/KY 1986.

The project was awarded to The Allen Company Inc. in the amount of $670,383.82. The anticipated completion date is Friday, July 29. Work will be completed prior to the opening of the school session.

Note: lane closures will be in effect through the evenings and weekends/crews will primarily work onsite Mondays through Fridays Monday, June 20 through Friday, July 29 – hours of onsite work will be 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. primarily Mondays through Fridays.

The project limits are between milepoints 18.7 and 19.2: • left turn lanes will be closed for work on the median and turn lanes • the left/fast lane of the bypass will serve as the left turn lane for motorists during the project • thru traffic will be limited to the right/slow lane on this section of the bypass • the left turn lanes will be permanently closed and not reopened until completion of the work Motorists should expect and plan for delays — especially during peak hours of commuting times.

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