Roadwork Update

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Southern/Latonia Reconstruction

Complete reconstruction of this road and installation of underdrains to control groundwater.

Status: The first phase of the project is nearing completion.  The curb and gutter has been constructed and the roadway work has been completed except for the final surface which will be installed at the end of the project. The current schedule has traffic switching to the other side of the road on Monday afternoon.  Traffic will remain one way during this next phase and the existing detours will remain in place. The project is scheduled to be completed by Thanksgiving



Caroline Underpass

Complete reconstruction of this underpass and installation of underdrains to control groundwater.

Status: The Caroline Underpass is currently closed to all traffic except for emergency vehicles.  A signed detour is in place to direct vehicles to KY 16 and access to all residential buildings will be maintained.  The intersection of 34th and Caroline is also closed to all traffic except for emergency vehicles.  These closures will remain until the reconstruction of the roadway has been completed.  The contractors have been working on replacing the combined stormwater and sanitary sewer system.


Lake Park Drive 

Complete reconstruction of the deteriorated sections of roadway.

Status: The contractors have replaced the first half of the work planned for the lake side of the roadway and are continuing to work along that side of the road. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year; two-way traffic will be maintained.



Sidewalk replacement, underground utilities, rain gardens, street trees, decorative benches/garbage cans/sign posts).

Status: The contractors have completed everything on the east side of Madison Avenue between 7th and 8th except for the landscaping that is to be installed in the bumpout.  They have moved to the west side of Madison on this same block.


Sidewalk Repairs

A city-wide project and schedule to improve sidewalks throughout the City. 

Status: Work to be completed in the spring. Contract was awarded to Prus Construction at the commission meeting on September 24.    


Eastern Avenue Slide  

The existing tie back walls will be extended to correct the slide that continues to worsen near Meiken Field.

Status: Project awarded to Scherzinger at the commission meeting on September 24.   


Parkway Bridge Repairs 

The project will repair the concrete spalling on the under side of the bridge and seal the joints on the top of the bridge along the sidewalk to prevent further water damage.

Status:  Contract was awarded to Intech at the commission meeting on September 24. Project to be completed by end of year.


Madison Avenue 4th and 5th Streetscape

Underground utilities and sidewalk replacement on the east side of Madison between Tobacco Alley and 5th Street.

Status: Project to be completed by end of year. Hendy Inc. was awarded the contract at the commission meeting on September 24.   


Mobile Home Park Demo/Grading 

The items remaining on the mobile home site will be removed and the site will be regraded.

Status: Preparations for advertising RFP in final stages; project to be complete by end of year or by early in the spring.


6th Street and Scott Boulevard Project 

This project will create a gateway at 6th and Scott Boulevard to both Madison Avenue and Mainstrasse.

Status: Currently in design phase to form a plan to create a gateway between  Madison and Mainstrasse.  Project will include underground utilities and sidewalk replacement.


Pike Street Triangle 

Sidewalk and aesthetic improvements to the corner of Pike and 8th Street.

Status: Plans to be completed and project ready to advertise by the end of September. 


Riverside Drive

Roadway and sidewalk stabilization project.  Geotechnical review will begin within the next few weeks to determine necessary design.

Status: Coordinating geotechnical borings with Riverfront Commons Schedule.


Highway Avenue Fence

The chain link fence along the north side of Highway Avenue will be replaced with a decorative fence.

Status: KYTC working on agreement to authorize funds for this project.


Riverfront Commons Phase I

This project will improve the City’s Riverfront along the Ohio River from the base of Greenup Street, west to Route 8. 

Status: Woolpert, Inc. was selected as the design engineer for the project.  A kickoff meeting has been held to begin to finalize the design plan.