Sherman Minton Renewal Contractor Releases Tentative Closure Dates for Remainder of 2022

The contractor for the Sherman Minton Bridge rehabilitation project expects to use additional available closures permitted by contract for this calendar year.

In each calendar year the contractor is allowed three weekend closures and one nine-day closure of the bridge in each direction (eastbound and westbound) for a total of six weekend closures and two nine-day closures. To date the contractor has used one weekend closure in each direction.

The tentative schedule for additional allowable closures is as follows, but is subject to change:

November Closures:

Eastbound I-64 weekend closure

  • Beginning on or after 10 p.m. Friday, November 11 until 5 a.m. Monday, November 14

Eastbound I-64 weekend closure

  • Beginning on or after 10 p.m. Friday, November 18 until 5 a.m. Monday, November 21

December Closures

Directional 9-day closure of I-64

  • Beginning on or after Monday, November 28 until Wednesday, December 7

Directional weekend closure of I-64

  • Beginning on or after Friday, December 9 until Monday, December 12

Directional 9-day closure of I-64

  • Beginning on or after Wednesday, December 14 until Friday, December 23

More detail about each potential closure, including specific start/end times and the direction of the closure, will be included in the 28-day public notification that must be distributed prior to each closure.  The most current closure information will be posted to the project website at https://shermanmintonrenewal.com.  Reminders will be sent via social media and email/text alerts. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

More information regarding the allowable closures can be found on the website at https://shermanmintonrenewal.com/traffic-info-closures/.

About The Sherman Minton Renewal Project

The Sherman Minton Renewal is a major bridge rehabilitation and painting project that will significantly extend the life of the 59-year-old bridge. The double-decked bridge carries six lanes of traffic (I-64 and US 150) over the Ohio River connecting Louisville, KY and New Albany, IN.

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