The Division of Engineering oversees the design and construction of capital infrastructure projects, ensures new development is compliant with the community’s standards, and manages permitting within the public right-of-way.

Division of Engineering
101 E. Vine St.
4th Floor
Lexington, KY  40507

Visit Lexington's One-Stop Shop portal for help with permitting.

Manuals for New Development and Design and Construction can be found on their pages.

Paint markings on the street could be local utility companies marking their service lines.  Below are the standard paint colors used by each utility.

Call before you dig


Upcoming sanitary sewer construction in Locust Avenue area

Parts of Griffin Alley, McCloy Alley and Jordan Ave. will be closed beginning on Monday, Nov. 6, for sanitary sewer replacement as part of the Meadows/Northland/Arlington Project.

Manchester Street to be closed at High Street for construction

A short section of Manchester Street, formerly South Jefferson Street, will be temporarily closed to traffic starting on Monday, Nov. 6 for construction related to Town Branch Park.

Next phase of Rosemont Garden improvements begins June 12

This phase is expected to be completed by August 14.