Intermittent Nighttime Lane Closures Begin Monday On I-65 Near Memphis

(CLARK CO.) – Rolling lane closures on I-65 are scheduled to begin Monday, April 29, at approximately 9 p.m., to allow crews to begin demolition of the Biggs Road Bridge near Memphis in Clark County.

Closures will begin in the right lane of I-65 SB Monday evening, moving east across additional lanes, and eventually to I-65 NB as demolition work is completed above the interstate. Traffic in affected lanes will be stopped and released in 20-minute intervals during demolition work. Intermittent lane closures will continue from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. throughout the week until demolition is complete.
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Motorists should expect delays when traveling in the area during nighttime hours. Speed restrictions of 60 mph are in place from exit 19 (S.R. 160) to exit 15 (Memphis/Blue Lick Road) for both north and southbound lanes. Concurrent north and southbound closures are not expected. The official state detour for the closures is U.S. 31 to Memphis-Blue Lick Road. The Biggs Road Bridge replacement project is expected to be completed in early August.