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Weekly Traffic Report

Weekly Traffic Report
October 17 – 24, 2014
Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted

SPECIAL NOTES
Both vehicle and pedestrian traffic is expected to be heavy in the downtown area for Big Blue Madness that takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, October 17, at Rupp Arena. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The Valley View Ferry will be closed for approximately three weeks effective 6 p.m. Friday, October 17, for a U.S. Coast Guard dry-dock inspection. Suggested alternative routes are for motorists in Lexington and Richmond to use I-75. Motorists in Nicholasville may use US-27S to Lancaster then to KY-52E to Richmond.

Expect heavy traffic during the month of October on Versailles Road, Man o’ War Boulevard and New Circle Road for Keeneland’s Fall Meet, which continues through Saturday, October 25. There is no racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. Gates open at 11 a.m.

The Division of Engineering has issued grading permits for the following locations for October 10 – 16: 3050 Kirklevington Drive, 4536 Windstar Way, 4548 Windstar Way, 2109 Millstone Way, 2113 Millstone Way, 2149 Millstone Way, 3289 Sweet Clover Lane, 3297 Sweet Clover Lane, 2076 Falling Leaves Lane, 3002 Falling Leaves Lane, 1340 Blarney Court, 2941 Town Branch Road, 474 Stone Road and Eminent Drive/Our Tibbs Trail. Grading permits are issued for a period of six months and can include some blasting.

MAJOR TRAFFIC IMPACT
North Upper Street will be CLOSED between West Short Street and West Main Street 24 hours a day and traffic will be detoured to North Martin Luther King Boulevard through December 5, for material staging and building renovation on the 21C Hotel.

Rose Street will be CLOSED between Columbia Avenue and Huguelet Drive 24 hours a day through September 1, 2015, for construction of UK’s new science building. Local access will be provided for Funkhouser Drive.

SIGNIFICANT TRAFFIC IMPACT
Heather Way between East Lowry Lane and Melbourne Way will be CLOSED with local access provided through Friday, October 24, for sanitary sewer installation. Traffic will be detoured down East Lowry and Melbourne.

The east bound lane of West Third Street will be blocked one lane at a time between Hickory Street and Newtown Pike on Monday, October 20 and Tuesday, October 21, for utility work.

Both lanes of Euclid Avenue will be blocked one lane at a time between Marquis Avenue and Clay Avenue through Thursday, October 23, for utility work.

The left curb lane of East Main Street will be blocked between Rose Street and Eastern Avenue through Thursday, October 30, for utility work.

Euclid Avenue will be blocked one lane at a time between East High Street and Fontaine Road through Friday, October 24, to remove medians.

There will be lane blockages 24 hours a day as needed on North Upper Street at several intersections through Friday, October 31, for utility work. The intersections include:
• North Upper Street at Church Street;
• North Upper Street at Mechanic Street;
• North Upper Street at West Second Street.

South Ashland Avenue will be CLOSED to through traffic between Sunset Drive and Ashland Terrance through Friday, October 31, for sewer work.

The left turn lane of South Limestone Street will be blocked at West Main Street 24 hours a day through December 20, for the CentrePointe project.

MODERATE TRAFFIC IMPACT
The left lanes and sidewalk of South Limestone Street will be blocked between Scott Street and Avenue of Champions on Tuesday, October 21, for overhead pedway work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Ashby Court between Barnard Drive and the cul-de-sac through Wednesday, October 22, for milling and paving work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Brighton Place Drive between Helmsdale Place and Aylesbury Circle through Friday, October 24, for milling and paving work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Captiva Court between Kavenaugh Lane and the cul-de-sac through Wednesday, October 22, for milling and paving work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Destin Court between Kavenaugh Lane and the cul-de-sac through Wednesday, October 22, for milling and paving work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Culzean Court between Barnard Drive and the cul-de-sac through Wednesday, October 22, for milling and paving work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Glengarry Way between Spring Station Drive and Hermitage Drive through Friday, October 24, for milling and paving work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Kavenaugh Lane between Todds Road and Captiva Court through Friday, October 24, for milling and paving work.

There will be a rolling lane blockage of Vanbrugh Court between Barnard Drive and the cul-de-sac through Wednesday, October 22, for milling and paving work.

The right thru lane, parking and sidewalk of W. Main Street will be blocked at North Broadway through Sunday, October 19, for overhead sign work.

The eastbound lane of Avon Avenue will be blocked between North Limestone Street and Bryan Avenue through Thursday, October 30, for utility work.

Both lanes of Charles Avenue will be blocked one lane at a time between Ash Street and Oak Street through Friday, October 31, for utility work. Traffic will be maintained.,

The eastbound lane of East Fifth Street will be blocked between Chestnut Street and Hawkins Avenue through Thursday, October 30, for utility work.

The eastbound lane of East Fifth Street will be blocked between Elm Tree Lane and Ohio Street through Friday, October 31, for utility work.

The eastbound lane of East Fifth Street will be blocked between Ohio Street and Chestnut Street through Friday, October 31, for utility work.

The eastbound lane of East Fourth Street will be blocked between Hawkins Avenue and Race Street through Friday, October 31. for utility work.

The eastbound lane of East Second Street will be blocked at Eastern Avenue through Friday, October 31, for utility work.

The westbound lane of East Third Street will be blocked between Lewis Street and Withrow Way through Thursday, October 30, for utility work.

The eastbound lane of East Third Street will be blocked between Shropshire Avenue and Lewis Street through Thursday, October 30, for utility work.

The eastbound lane of Elm Tree Lane will be blocked between East Fifth and East Six streets through Thursday, October 30, for utility work.

Hickory Street will be blocked one lane at a time between Charles Avenue and West Third Street through Friday, October 31, for utility work.

The northbound lane of North Limestone Street will be blocked between East Loudon Avenue and Wittland Lane through Thursday, October 30, for utility work.

The left turn lane of West Vine Street will be blocked at South Limestone Street through December 20 for the CentrePointe project.

Last updated: 10/17/2014 1:21:07 PM