Weekly Traffic Report
July 3 -- 10, 2015
Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted
Motorists should expect some congestion in downtown Lexington on Thursday, July 9, for the Central Bank Thursday Night Live at Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park and the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza. Motorists should use caution in the area and watch for pedestrians crossing streets. Hours are 4:30-9 p.m.
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 July 31, for material staging and building renovation on the 21C Hotel.
Alumni Drive will be CLOSED 24 hours a day to through traffic from Nicholasville Road to Tates Creek Road through Tuesday, September 1, to reconfigure and upgrade the roadway and add two roundabouts. Local access will be maintained.
Rose Street will be CLOSED between Columbia Avenue and Huguelet Drive 24 hours a day through September 1, for construction of UK’s new science building. Local access will be provided for Funkhouser Drive.
SIGNIFICANT TRAFFIC IMPACT
One lane of Palumbo Drive between Codell Drive and Todds Road will be blocked as needed through Monday, July 6, to allow for painting.
Both lanes of North Upper Street will be blocked one lane at a time at West Third Street through Friday, July 10, for utility work.
The westbound lane of West Third Street will be CLOSED 24 hours a day between North Limestone Street and North Upper Street through Friday, July 17, for utility work. Traffic will be detoured to North Limestone Street to West Fourth Street to North Upper Street. The eastbound lane of West Third Street will remain open.
One lane of Clays Mill Road will be blocked at a time 24 hours a day between Keithshire Way and Waco Road through Friday, July 31, for the widening project.
The left lane of North Limestone between West Third and West Fifth streets will be closed through Friday, August 14, for utility work.
MODERATE TRAFFIC IMPACT
The southbound right lane of Hays Boulevard is blocked at Todds Road through Friday, July 10, for utility work.
One lane at a time of Woodland Avenue will be blocked as needed between Columbia Avenue and Hilltop Avenue through Friday, July 17, for utility construction work.
The sidewalks along Conn Terrace will be blocked between Elizabeth Street and Nicholasville Road 24 hours a day through Wednesday, November 25, for construction on Shriner’s Hospital.
The sidewalks along State Street will be blocked between Elizabeth Street and Nicholasville Road 24 hours a day through Wednesday, November 25, for construction on Shriner’s Hospital.
PLEASE NOTE: You can get information on accidents, lane blockages, and road closures through Twitter (@lexwrecks) or through the Crosstown Traffic Show. The show broadcasts live from 6:30-8:30 a.m. weekday mornings on cable GTV3.
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For ideas on using alternate modes of transportation to get around downtown or where to park during periods of expected congestion, log on to www.moveitpeople.com.