LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 18, 2012) — Two blocks of Strawberry Lane from Rochester Avenue to Allmond Avenue will be closed from 6:30 a.m. on Monday, June 25 to 7 a.m. on Thursday, June 28.
The closure is necessary so that cranes can lift bridge support beams from Strawberry Lane, up and over the CSX railroad tracks to support the elevated roadway being built over the tracks to connect the Airport Industrial Center to Louisville International Airport. (Because the tracks must be clear of overhead hazards when trains are in the area, the hours during which the cranes can operate are restricted, lengthening the task to three days.)
Construction of Phase I of the Relocation of Crittenden Drive Project began in summer 2011 and is now scheduled to be finished in mid-August 2012.
The relocation of the roadway permits construction to continue on Taxiway A at Louisville International Airport which, when completed, will allow the airport to accommodate Group VI aircraft—the largest and newest long-range commercial aircraft.