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Weekly Traffic Report

Weekly Traffic Report
January 15 – 23, 2015
Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted

SPECIAL NOTES
The area around the Lexington Convention Center and Heritage Hall could be congested on Monday, January 19, for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Freedom March, which begins at 10 a.m. outside Heritage Hall. Marchers will travel east down Vine Street to Rose Street and then west down Main Street to Heritage Hall. Motorists in the downtown area should be prepared for delays or use alternate routes if possible.

The area around Rupp Arena could be congested on Tuesday, January 20, when the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team plays Vanderbilt University. The game begins at 9 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

The area around Rupp Arena could be congested on Saturday, January 31, when the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team plays the University of Alabama. The game begins at 7 p.m. For ideas on using alternate modes of transportation, see above.

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
The inbound right lane of East High Street will be blocked between Woodland Avenue and Ransom Avenue on Monday, January 19, for construction work.

Lanes of Man O’ War Boulevard will be blocked at Sir Barton Way from Monday, January 19, through Friday, January 23, to replace a traffic signal.

The eastbound lane of Rose Lane will be blocked between Woodlark Avenue and Rose Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, January 30, for utility work.

One lane at a time of North Upper Street will be blocked at the intersection of West Fifth Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Tuesday, January 27, for utility work.

One lane at a time of North Upper Street will be blocked between West Fourth and West Fifth streets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Tuesday, January 27, for utility work.

The southbound right lane of North Upper Street will be blocked 24 hours a day between West Fourth Street and West Fifth Street through Friday, February 27, to install a water main.

The southbound right lane of North Upper Street will be blocked 24 hours a day between West Third Street and West Fourth Street through Friday, February 27, to install a water main.

The inbound lane of Winchester Road will be blocked one lane at a time between Delaware Avenue and Zesta Place through Friday, January 23, for pavement repair.

The inbound right lane of Winchester Road will be blocked between Walton Avenue and Midland Avenue through Saturday, January 17, construction work.

MODERATE TRAFFIC IMPACT
The sidewalk, parking lane and left lane of Limestone Street will be blocked between Vine Street and West Main Street 24 hours a day through Tuesday, March 31, for the CentrePointe project in downtown Lexington.

Water Street will be closed between Hernando Alley and South Limestone Street from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Tuesday, January 20, for repairs.

The eastbound lane of West Fifth Street will be blocked at North Limestone Street from Monday, January 19, through Thursday, January 22, for utility work.

The southbound lane of Price Avenue will be blocked between West Sixth Street and the railroad from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. through Friday, January 30, for utility work.

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. 

Last updated: 1/16/2015 1:07:33 PM