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Weekly Traffic Report

Weekly Traffic Report
March 19 – 27, 2015
Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted

SPECIAL NOTES
Traffic in the downtown area could be congested this weekend for the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16 Boys Basketball Tournament. The tournament is being held through Sunday, March 22, at Rupp Arena. Games on Friday, March 20, start at noon and 6:30 p.m. The game on Saturday, March 21, starts at 6:30 p.m. and the time for the game on Sunday will be determined later. Motorists should be cautious in the area and be alert for pedestrians crossing streets.

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.

Woodland Avenue will be CLOSED between Columbia Avenue and Hilltop Avenue 24 hours a day through Sunday, March 22, for sanitary sewer work. A marked detour using Euclid Avenue, Limestone Street, Cooper Drive and Huguelet Drive will be in place.

SIGNIFICANT TRAFFIC IMPACT
Lanes of both the inner and outer loops of Man O’ War Boulevard will be blocked as needed between Nicholasville Road and Winthrop Drive through Friday, March 27, for sidewalk removal.

The outbound right lane of Nicholasville Road will be blocked between State Street and Conn Terrace through Friday, March 20, for utility work.

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

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

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.

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.

The eastbound lane of Todds Road will be blocked between Hays Boulevard and Cypress Point Way through Friday, April 17, for utility 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.

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.

Lanes of Price Avenue will be blocked as needed between West Sixth Street and the railroad through Tuesday, March 31, for utility work.

Lanes of Rose Lane will be blocked as needed between Woodland Avenue and Rose Street through Tuesday, March 31, 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: 3/19/2015 1:22:03 PM