Construction project information

The Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works manages dozens of construction projects that improve Lexington's roads, sidewalks and sewer systems. Keep up with current and upcoming projects using the list below. 

Division of Engineering projects include:

  • roadway widening, intersection improvements, trails, sidewalks, bridges


Division of Water Quality projects include:

  • Sanitary sewer: trunk lines, pump stations, wet weather storage tanks, wastewater treatment plant improvements
  • Stormwater: storm sewer lines, culverts, detention basins, drainage management

Projects

Project name Estimated start Traffic impacts Division
Charles Ave. sanitary sewer  Under construction   sewer replacement
Clays Mill Rd. project (Section 1)  Under construction   road widening, new sidewalks and safety improvements
Lexmark trunks A&B Under construction   Upgrade sanitary sewer line from Lexmark to Loudon Ave.
Meadows/Northland/Arlington improvements Under construction   Highlawn Ave. area street, sidewalk and sewer reconstruction
Mercer Dr. improvements Under construction   Sidewalk, bike lane and dedicated turn lanes
Scoville Rd. sanitary sewer  Under construction   sewer replacement
Southeastern Hills trunk Under construction   Upgrade sanitary sewer line near Appian Way and Crosby Dr.
Town Branch plant improvements  Ongoing   Upgrades to wastewater treatment plant
Town Branch Trail  Under construction   Trail to connect Masterson Station with downtown Lexington 
Upper Cane Run tank and pump station Under construction   4 million gallon wet weather storage tank and pump station upgrade
West Hickman plant improvements  Ongoing   Upgrades to wastewater treatment plant, including wet weather storage tank
Wolf Run trunks D&E  Under construction   Upgrade sewer line in Wolf Run Park and Beacon Hill areas

 

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