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Weekly Traffic Report

Weekly Traffic Report
November 7 – 14, 2014
Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted

SPECIAL NOTES
Traffic is expected to be heavy near Commonwealth Stadium Saturday, November 8, for the University of Kentucky-University of Georgia football game, which begins at noon. Traffic will be one-way on Alumni Drive heading toward the stadium before the game and one-way on Waller Avenue heading away from the stadium after the game. Motorists not attending the game should avoid the area if possible.

Traffic is expected to be heavy in downtown Lexington near Rupp Arena on Sunday, November 9, for the University of Kentucky-Georgetown College men’s basketball game, which begins at 7 p.m. 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

Traffic is expected to be heavy in downtown Lexington near Rupp Arena on Friday, November 14, when the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team plays Grand Canyon, starting at 8 p.m. (See above for transportation information.)

The Division of Engineering has issued grading permits for the following locations for October 31-November 6: 2801 Sandersville Road, 2300 Richmond Road, 2029 Falling Leaves Lane, 2033 Falling Leaves Lane, 2037 Falling Leaves Lane and 1901 Ironworks Pike. 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
There will be rolling blockages of East High Street between Rose Street and South Limestone Street through Friday, November 14, to raise manholes to pavement levels.

There will be lane blockages on Nicholasville Road at the following intersections one lane at a time through Thursday, November 13, to replace traffic signals:
• Nicholasville Road at East Lowry Lane;
• Nicholasville Road at Pasadena Drive;
• Nicholasville Road at Zandale Drive.

The southbound left lane of North Mill Street will be blocked between West Second Street and West Third Street through Friday, November 28, for utility work.

There will be lane blockages on both lanes of North Upper Street at West Fourth Street one lane at a time 24 hours a day from Monday, November 10, through Tuesday, December 9, for utility work.

The southbound right lane of North Upper Street will be blocked 24 hours a day between West Third Street and West Fourth Street from Monday, November 10, through Tuesday, December 9, for utility work.

There will be lane blockages North Upper Street at the following intersections 24 hours a day through Friday, November 28, for utility work:
• North Upper Street at Church Street;
• North Upper Street at Mechanic Street;
• North Upper Street at West Second Street.

The southbound right lane of North Upper Street will be blocked between West Third Street and Church Street 24 hours a day through Friday, November 28, for utility work.

Both inbound and outbound lanes of South Limestone Street will be blocked at University Avenue one lane at time through Monday, November 10, to replace a traffic signal.

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.

There will be rolling lane blockages with one lane open in each direction on Southland Drive between Nicholasville Road and Rosemont Garden through Friday, November 21, for a bike lane project.

The eastbound lane of Todds Road will be blocked between Forest Hill Drive and Hays Boulevard through Friday, November 28, for utility work.

The outbound right lane of Versailles Road will be blocked between Oliver Lewis Way and Red Mile Road through Friday, November 14, for overhead cable work.

The eastbound lane of West Fourth Street will be blocked between Jefferson Street and North Broadway through Friday, November 28, for utility work.

The inbound left lane of West Maxwell Street will be blocked between OIiver Lewis Way and South Broadway through Friday, November 14, for overhead cable worki.

The eastbound lane of West Third Street will be blocked between Hickory Street and Newtown Pike through Friday, November 21, for utility work. 

MODERATE TRAFFIC IMPACT
Both lanes of Charles Avenue will be blocked one lane at a time between Ash Street and Oak Street through Friday, November 28, for utility work. Traffic will be maintained.

The northbound lane of Charles Avenue will be blocked between Oak Street and Hickory Street through Friday, November 28, for utility work.

The outbound lane and parking lane of Euclid Avenue will be blocked between South Ashland Avenue and East High Street from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, November 8, for a crane setup.

Fontaine Road will be blocked at the intersection with Sycamore Road from Monday, November 10, through Wednesday, November 12, for utility work.

Hickory Street will be blocked one lane at a time between Charles Avenue and West Third Street through Friday, November 28, for utility work.

Mitchell Avenue will be CLOSED between Lane Allen Road and Clays Mill Road from Monday, November 10, through Tuesday, November 11, for utility work.

The outbound lane of North Limestone Street will be blocked between Locust Avenue and Paris Avenue from Monday, November 10, through Wednesday, November 12, for street repair.

The westbound lane of West Third Street will be blocked at Hampton Court from Monday, November 10, through Wednesday, November 12, for street repair.

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

Last updated: 11/7/2014 3:37:15 PM