Artistic traffic box wrap program

Lexington has approximately 400 traffic signal boxes. Typically, the signal box is a nondescript gray metal box. The Artistic Traffic Box Wrap program allows citizens and groups to propose artwork that will be turned into a wrap and placed at a specific intersection, adding to Lexington’s public art projects.

The proposing individual or group is responsible for funding the wrap and installation. The wrap can cover the entire box or a limited number of sides. Art must be approved by the Urban County Arts Review Board before installation. A permit from KYDOT is required for wraps located along state routes.

Program guidelines

Program application

Need some inspiration? Check out these boxes from Indianapolis, one of the programs that inspired us!

Email SafeStreets@LexingtonKY.gov with questions.

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