The I-64 Improvement Project will widen the interstate from four to six lanes for 3.8 miles between the US 35 and Nitro Interchanges. In addition to a widened I-64, the project will bring a variety of improvements to the area, allowing for safer journeys and continued growth such as:
Funded in part by a $20 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program, the total project cost is $224.4 million.
Design & Construction
Construction work is being carried out by Brayman Construction & Trumbull, A Joint Venture, while design work is being performed by HDR Engineering, Inc. The project is currently in the design phase and construction will start in winter 2020/2021. An in-depth look at the project schedule is provided below. Click through each phase on the Project Phases page to expand for more details regarding anticipated construction and closures. Detailed detour information and maps will be updated prior to closures.