Traffic Engineering

Traffic Engineering is responsible for the maintenance and daily operation of the city's computerized traffic control system, including first-line response for emergency signal repair.

Traffic information



Thousands expected downtown on Saturday

Thousands of people are expected to be downtown this Saturday to attend the 39th Alltech Lexington St. Patrick's Parade & Festival and the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen® Basketball Tournament. Be aware of road closures that may affect your travel.

City to decommission traffic signals on Martin Luther King Blvd.

The Division of Traffic Engineering will decommission traffic signals at two intersections on N. Martin Luther King Blvd. on Wednesday, December 27, weather permitting. The signals are at the intersections of East Second Street and East Fourth Street.

Portion of South Upper Street will be closed for utility work

South Upper from Main Street to Vine Street will be closed for major utility construction beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, and running through Tuesday, October 3.  The closure was originally scheduled to begin on August 15 but was postponed.