Sunday, August 06, 2000
FWW: Opening dates
Opening dates for Fort Washington Way and related projects:
Aug. 14 (5 a.m.)
Both sides of mainline highway open (three lanes westbound, two lanes eastbound).
Third Street changes direction from west-to-east to east-to-west.
Elm Street bridge across highway opens to pedestrians.
Ramp from Columbia Parkway (U.S. 50) west to Fort Washington Way west reopens
Ramp from Columbia Parkway west to Third Street reopens
Wide vehicle ban on highway lifted
Lane restrictions on northbound Brent Spence Bridge lifted
By Aug. 18
New Second Street, which runs west-to-east, from Elm to Vine
Bridges spanning highway and connecting Elm, Race and Vine streets to Second Street
Ramp from I-75 south and U.S. 50 east to Second Street
Ramp from I-71/75 north to Second Street
Ramp from Clay Wade Bailey Bridge south to Second Street
By end of August
Ramp from Third Street to I-75 south
Second Street from Vine to Main
Bridge spanning Fort Washington Way connecting Main Street to Second Street
Ramp connection from intersection of Second and Main to Pete Rose Way at Broadway
By end of September
Connection from Second Street to I-71 north.
Connections from Second Street to Columbia Parkway (U.S. 50 east)/I-471.
By end of year
Beautification along Second and Third streets
Ramp from I-471 north to Fort Washington Way west
All four lanes in both directions of Fort Washington Way
By end of 2001
Transit center under Second Street (partial)