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Weekly Traffic Report

lane closures and restrictions 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/6/13)—Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

SPECIAL NOTES
Some congestion can be expected in the downtown area beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, September 7, for the Lexington Farmer’s Market at Fifth-Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.
 
Some congestion can be expected in the downtown area beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12, for Central Bank Thursday Night Live at the Fifth-Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.
 
Congestion can be expected in the downtown area on Friday, September 6, through Sunday, September 8, for the Roots and Heritage Festival near Third Street and Elm Tree Lane.
 
Congestion can be expected around the University of Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, September 7, for the UK-University of Miami football game, which begins at noon. Traffic will be one way heading toward the stadium before the game and one way heading away from the stadium after the game. Motorists who are not going to the game should avoid the area if possible.
 
The Division of Engineering issued grading permits during the period August 30-September 5 for the following addresses: 4644 Stuart Hall Boulevard, 2323 Versailles Road, 2532 Pascoli Place, 2504 Langstane Lane, 269 Grassland Park and 2068 Falling Leaves Lane. Permits are issued for six months and can include some blasting.
 
SIGNIFICANT TRAFFIC IMPACT
-Columbia Avenue will be CLOSED 24 hours a day just east of Woodland Avenue through Friday, November 15, for sewer line excavation.
 
-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.
 
-The right outbound lane of East Main Street will be blocked between Walton Avenue and Kentucky Avenue through Monday, September 9, for cable work.
 
-Grimes Mill Road will be CLOSED at McCalls Mill Road on the Clark County line 24 hours a day through Tuesday, December 31, for demolition and construction of a new bridge.
 
-One lane of St. Margaret Drive will be blocked at St. Michael Drive, St. Teresa Drive and St. Christopher Drive through Friday, September 13, for utility work.
 
-The right inbound lane of Nicholasville Road will be blocked between Tahoma Road and Johnston Road through Wednesday, September 11, for utility work.
 
-The right turn lane of West New Circle Road will be blocked at Russell Cave Road through Wednesday, September 11, to install ;handicap ramps.
 
-The southbound lane of Woodland Avenue will be CLOSED between Rose Lane and Hilltop Avenue and traffic will be detoured through Friday, November 15, for sewer line excavation.
 
MODERATE TRAFFIC IMPACT
-One lane of East Seventh Street will be blocked between North Broadway and Ohio Street through Thursday, September 12, for sewer work.
 
-One lane of East Sixth Street will be blocked between Elm Tree Lane and North Broadway through Thursday, September 12, for sewer work.
 
-One lane of Euclid Avenue will be blocked at Transylvania Park through Tuesday, September 10, for utility work.
 
-The right lane of Lexington Avenue will be blocked between East Maxwell Street and Euclid Avenue through Friday, September 13, for utility work.
 
-The right lane of North Limestone Street will be CLOSED between Barr Street and Pleasant Stone Street through Thursday, October 31, for construction work.
 
-One lane of North Limestone Street will be blocked between East Loudon Avenue and East Fifth Street through Friday, September 13, for sewer work.
 
-One lane of Pershing Road will be blocked at Lane Allen Road through Friday, September 13, for paving repairs.
 
-One lane of South Ashland Avenue will be blocked between Sunset Drive and Ashland Terrace through Wednesday, September 11, for paving repairs.
 
-One lane of South Forbes Road will be blocked at Liggett Street through Tuesday, September 10, for utility work.
 
-The right inbound lane of Walton Avenue will be blocked between Hambrick Avenue and East Main Street through Monday, September 9, for cable work.
 
-West Main Street will be blocked between North Broadway and Algonquin Street through Friday, September 20 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. for construction.
 
-The off-street parking lane of West Maxwell Street will be blocked between South Broadway and Plunkett Street through Wednesday, September 11, for paving repairs.
 
-West Short Street will be blocked 24 hours a day at 367 West Short Street through Monday, September 23, for construction.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Citizens can call the Traffic Hotline through the city’s Traffic Management Center at 258-3611 to hear traffic updates or check local road conditions. The public can get information on accidents, lane blockages, snow and ice trouble spots and road closures through Twitter (@lexwrecks) or through the Crosstown Traffic Show. The show broadcasts live from 6:30-8:30 a.m. weekday mornings on cable GTV3.

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