• New Circle Road Construction Update – Nighttime Lane Closures

    Construction continues on New Circle Road between Versailles Road and Leestown Road. The left/fast lane of the inner loop of New Circle Road will be closed: Monday, April 18 through Tuesday, April 19 – 7:00 p.m. Monday until 7:00 a.m. Tuesday Tuesday, April 19 through Wednesday, April 20 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday...

  • National Work Zone Awareness Week

    Many Kentucky drivers will encounter at least one work zone during their daily travels and a split second of driver inattention can turn a highway work zone into a death zone. In an effort to educate Kentuckians on the importance of following work zone safety and traffic laws, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet...

  • Next Monday: Lane and Ramp Closure on Newtown Pike at New Circle

    From our partners at Lexington’s Traffic Management Center: On Monday April 11 from 9:30 am to 3 pm, the state highway department has scheduled a repair for a large pothole that has gone completely through the deck on the Newtown Pike bridge over New Circle Road. The hole is currently plated to...

  • Versailles Road Lane Closures Start Monday

    Starting Monday monring – March 21 – at 8:30 am, the inbound right/slow lane of Versailles Road at New Circle Road will be closed.  The outbound left/fast lane will be closed as well during this time to allow for the delivery of materials for the new flyover ramp. Starting Monday – March...

  • Versailles Road Lane Closure Starts

    Starting on Wednesday, March 16 and continuing through Saturday, March 19, the inbound right/slow lane of Versailles Road at New Circle road will be closed. The lane closure is required for materials to be delivered for the work site and flyover ramp construction. Please be aware of slower than usual traffic in...

  • Lexington Welcomes Visitors for KHSAA, NCAA Tournaments

    The Whitaker Bank KHSAA Sweet 16 Boys Basketball Tournament which gets underway at noon on Wednesday is expected to bring thousands of fans to Rupp Arena. City officials are alerting drivers and residents in Lexington to expect major traffic impacts through Sunday. Drivers should expect heavy traffic and longer than normal travel...

  • Yep, those message boards are ours.

    You may be here because you recently encountered a portable message board directing you to our site. If so, welcome! We are the Lexington-Fayette County Division of Emergency Management (DEM), your local government agency for disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. Four sign boards around town – bearing messages about spring weather,...

  • Low traffic volume keeps accidents down

    Mayor Jim Gray today thanked citizens for staying off the roads today. “The lower traffic volume has really helped us reduce the number of injury accidents,” Gray said. Police have responded to 2 injury and 34 non-injury collisions since midnight. This snow storm hit us pretty hard today, the Mayor said. “At...

  • Residents living along snow routes will get phone notifications

    Lexington will be using its emergency notification system to request residents to move vehicles from on-street parking to off-street parking lots or other parking areas. These calls will be targeted to those persons living on snow emergency routes. “Snow emergency routes are marked by street signs along major arteries within the city...

  • Park FREE in Lexington’s Garages after 6pm Tonight

    Lexington Mayor Jim Gray: “So we can better clear and treat our downtown streets, free parking will be available from 6:00 tonight until noon Sunday at all Lexington Parking Authority garages. This includes the Helix, Transit Center, Courthouse and Victorian Square Garages.”

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