Skip to page body Home About Community Living Doing Business Browse by Topic I Want to... Your Government
Sat, February 28 Mostly Cloudy,  28˚F  icon of current weather 

Weekly Traffic Report

Weekly Traffic Report
February 27 – March 6, 2015
Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted

SPECIAL NOTES
The area around Rupp Arena could be congested on Saturday, February 28, when the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team plays the University of Arkansas. The game begins at 4 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, March 7, when the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team plays the University of Florida.. The game begins at 2 p.m. For ideas on alternate transportation, see above.

The Shamrock Shuffle 3K at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 14, will have the following impact on traffic in the downtown area from 10-11 a.m.:

· Vine Street at Broadway;
· Main Street will be closed from Midland to Mill;
· Midland Avenue will be closed between Main and Third Street.

The St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, will have the following impact on traffic in the downtown area:

Midland Avenue will be closed between Third and Main streets from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.;
Main Street will be closed between Midland and Mill streets from 1-2:30 p.m.;
Upper Street will be closed at Short Street;
Upper Street will be closed between Main Street and Vine Street;
All intersecting streets will be closed during the parade.

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 outside lanes of both the inner and outer loops of Man O’ War Boulevard will be blocked as needed between Nicholasville Road and Clearwater Way through Friday, March 27, for sidewalk removal and replacement.

North Upper Street will be CLOSED between West Fifth and West Fourth Street with local access only through Friday, March 27, for utility work.

North Upper Street will be CLOSED between West Fourth Street and West Third Street with local access only through Friday, March 27, 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 Friday, March 27, for utility work.

One lane at a time of North Upper Street will be blocked between at the intersection of West Fourth Street through Friday, March 27, for utility work.

The inbound right lane of North Upper Street will be blocked 24 hours a day between West Fifth and West Sixth streets through Friday, March 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, March 27, to install a water main. 

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.

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: 2/27/2015 12:33:47 PM