A view of Rose Street between Columbia Avenue and Huguelet Drive on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, January 19, 2017. Rose Street has been closed due to construction since July 2014. UK had asked the city to close the road permanently, citing pedestrian safety. The city, however, has had concerns that closing Rose Street would push traffic to other major city streets around the already congested campus.
A view of Rose Street between Columbia Avenue and Huguelet Drive on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, January 19, 2017. Rose Street has been closed due to construction since July 2014. UK had asked the city to close the road permanently, citing pedestrian safety. The city, however, has had concerns that closing Rose Street would push traffic to other major city streets around the already congested campus. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
A view of Rose Street between Columbia Avenue and Huguelet Drive on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, January 19, 2017. Rose Street has been closed due to construction since July 2014. UK had asked the city to close the road permanently, citing pedestrian safety. The city, however, has had concerns that closing Rose Street would push traffic to other major city streets around the already congested campus. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

Portion of Rose Street to remain closed until summer

January 19, 2017 11:43 AM