Lexington traffic report, week of March 25

March 24, 2013 

Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted


Traffic — particularly pedestrian traffic — could be increased in the downtown area near the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, during a Take Back the Night rally.

Motorists should be aware of the Run the Bluegrass foot race underway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near Keeneland on Saturday, March 30. Roads that will be closed for the event include Rice Road, Bosworth, Elkchester Road, Redd Road, Old Frankfort Pike and Van Meter Road.

One lane of Newtown Pike is shut down in each direction between West Loudon Avenue and West Fourth Street due to construction for the new BCTC campus. Inbound and outbound motorists can expect delays in the area.


One lane at a time of the following streets will be blocked as needed from Monday, March 25, through Friday, March 29, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for milling and paving:

East Short Street between Elm Tree Lane and Curley Avenue;

Appian Way between Centre Parkway and Octavian Way;

Kenesaw Drive between Armstrong Mill Road and Brentmoor Drive;

Bob O Link Drive between Harrodsburg Road and Shaker Drive;

Woodford Drive between Versailles Road and Brittany Lane.

The right lane of the outer loop of Man O' War Boulevard will be blocked between Rapid Run Drive and Mt. McKinley Way from Monday, March 25, through Friday, April 5, for sidewalk replacement.

The inbound right lane and sidewalk area of Versailles Road will be blocked between Alexandria Drive and Village Drive from Monday, March 25, through Wednesday, March 27, for sewer work.

A rolling lane closure will block one lane at a time of North Limestone Street between West Short Street and West Sixth Street through Tuesday, March 26, for sewer work.

The right outbound lane of Winchester Road will be blocked between Dayton Avenue and Lliberty Road through Friday, March 29, to replace a gas main.

A portion of Woodland Avenue will be blocked between East Maxwell Street and Euclid Avenue through Friday, March 29, for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained.

DeRoode Street will be CLOSED between Versailles Road and McKinley Street 24 hours a day through December 31, for work on the Newtown Pike extension project. Motorists can access the neighborhood from Merino Street to McKinley Street to Byars Alley.


One lane at a time of Shoreside Drive will be blocked Richmond Road through Friday, March 29, for utility work.

Source: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

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