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New bridge to be built in Oldham County

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A new bridge is slated to be built over Interstate 71 in Oldham County to help reduce daily congestion.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet the bridge will connect New Moody Lane and Commerce Parkway, approximately one mile southwest of the KY 53 interchange.

The $9.1 million project will include 10-foot walking and bike path will be built on both sides of New Moody Lane from Meadowbrook Drive to Commerce Parkway.

Work to clear trees and brush alone New Moody Lane, Commerce Parkway at Allen Lane and in the median of I-71 will begin January 27.

KYTC said when necessary, lane closures will on New Moody Lane will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Bridge construction is scheduled to be completed in September 2015.

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