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    2015 DEM Annual Report

    Every year, the Division of Emergency Management produces an annual report that reviews the past year’s accomplishments and looks ahead to future projects and challenges. This year’s report includes these topics: Statutory Requirements Vision and Mission Statement Accomplishments Finance Organization CSEPP Activities Training Exercises Facilities and Operations’ Planning Activities Alert and Warning...

  • New Circle Road Construction
    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...

  • Health and Safety
    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...

  • Amber Alert
    Lexington Police Investigate Kidnapping

                    Update 8pm – Cordell Cowans has been located and is safe. Investigators are working to locate a man suspected of kidnapping his five-year-old stepson. Around 3:18 this afternoon officers responded to the 900-block of North Broadway in reference to a kidnapping and assault. Michael...

  • New Circle Road Construction
    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...

  • Health and Safety
    Call Before You Dig – 811 can be a lifesaver

    Spring has sprung; and as the season’s warm temperatures create opportunities for outdoor projects that call for digging into the ground, Louisville Gas and Electric Company, Kentucky Utilities Company, Columbia Gas and other Kentucky utility companies all urge area residents to remember three crucial numbers: 8-1-1. The Federal Communication Commission’s designated call-before-you-dig...

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