Weekly Traffic Report
July 25-31, 2015
Work will be done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted
Motorists should expect some congestion in downtown Lexington on Thursday, July 30, for the Central Bank Thursday Night Live at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park. Motorists should use caution in the area and watch for pedestrians crossing streets. Hours are 4:30-9 p.m.
The Division of Traffic Engineering will install multi-way stop sign controls and pavement markings at the intersection of East Fourth Street and Race Street. This work is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, weather permitting.
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
The outbound right turn lane of North Broadway between West Loudon Avenue and North Broadway Park will be blocked through Wednesday, July 29, to allow for curb and gutter work.
The outbound left turn lane of Clays Mill Road at Stone Road will be closed through Thursday, July 30, for the widening project.
Multiple lanes of Winchester Road at Liberty Road will be closed between Monday, July 27, and Friday, July 31, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. for utility work.
One lane of Man O War Boulevard between Tates Creek Road and Nicholasville Road will be blocked through Friday, July 31, between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. to allow for milling and paving work.
One lane of Clays Mill Road will be blocked 24 hours a day between Keithshire Way and Waco Road through Friday, July 31, for the widening project.
The southbound sidewalk and turn lane of South Limestone at Administration Drive will be intermittently blocked through Tuesday, August 11, to allow for the off loading of trucks.
The westbound lane of West Fourth Street at North Limestone will be blocked 24 hours a day through Friday, August 14, for utility work.
The left lane of North Limestone between West Third and West Fifth streets will be closed 24 hours a day through Friday, August 14, for utility work.
MODERATE TRAFFIC IMPACT
The outbound right lane of South Broadway between Pyke Road and Mason Headley Road will be blocked through Wednesday, July 29, to allow for traffic control work.
Both lanes of Vista Street between Picadome Park and Reed Lane will be blocked -- one lane at a time – through Tuesday, August 4, for utility work.
Both lanes of Vista Street between Rosemont Garden and Picadome Park will be blocked – one lane at a time – through Tuesday, August 4, for street repair.
Both lanes of Picadome Park between Lafayette Avenue and Southport Drive will be blocked -- one lane at a time -- through Tuesday, August 4, for utility work.
The southbound sidewalk and lane of South Martin Luther King Boulevard between East High Street and East Maxwell Street will be blocked through Thursday, August 6, to allow for painting.
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.