Historic Home Move to Create Traffic Disruption in the Roundabout Area 31-W in Bowling Green Tuesday
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2021) – Due to a historic home relocation, multiple roads near the roundabout area in Bowling Green are expected to see traffic disruption on Tuesday, August 10. Chestnut Street will be closed near Ogden Avenue at about 3 p.m. A rolling block will be in place as the house moves along Chestnut Street.
A traffic pattern change and partial closure will take place on U.S. 31-W at the roundabout beginning at 6 p.m. Loving Way and Oaklawn Way are expected to be impacted as well. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the roundabout area at U.S. 31-W, U.S. 231X University Boulevard and Loving Way by seeking an alternate route from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Message boards were put in place Thursday to give motorists advance notice of the disruptions.
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, AT&T and Spectrum will be onsite moving utilities out of the way for the move. The historic house is being moved from Chestnut Street to Oaklawn Way. The total distance of the move is about a half a mile.