City crews treating roads; Motorists advised to use caution

Lexington, Ky. (March 14, 2023) – Due to a light glaze of snow and below-freezing temperatures, many streets are slick and hazardous this morning. The Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality, along with contractors, have been out treating roadways, per the City’s snow plan. Crews will remain on duty as needed, treating any trouble spots.

Motorists are advised to slow down, use extreme caution and increase following distances, while allowing extra time to reach their destinations. Individuals should also be mindful of sidewalks and parking lots that might be icy and cause them to lose their footing.

The Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention’s Emergency Winter Weather Plan has been activated. This plan will remain in effect through and including the morning of Wednesday, March 15.The plan includes expanded shelter services and free transportation to shelters. If you see someone who may need shelter, call the Lexington Police Dept. non-emergency number at (859) 258-3600.

Residents can get information on accidents, lane blockages, snow-and-ice trouble spots and road closures through the city’s Twitter accounts (@lexwrecks and @lexkypolice). They can also view traffic at major intersection in real time through the city’s traffic cameras at