• New Circle Road Construction
    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...

  • Fire
    Outdoor Burning Ban Issued for Fayette County

    The Lexington Fire Department, by order of the Lexington Fire Marshal, has issued an open burning ban for Fayette County until 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. This ban is being issued in response to a National Weather Service Special Weather Statement recommendation which states, “A stretch of mostly dry days has...

  • New Circle Road Construction
    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...

  • Events
    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...

  • New Circle Road Construction
    New Circle Road Construction Update

    Tonight (Monday, March 14) from 7pm to 10pm, the LEFT/FAST lane of the inner loop of New Circle Road at Versailles Road will be CLOSED. The lane closure is necessary to move a temporary barrier wall prior to the construction of the permanent median/barrier wall between the inner and outer loops of...

  • Now You Know
    30 Years Ago Today…

    … one of the worst tornadoes ever to hit Lexington touched down. It was just before 5:00 pm on a Monday when an F2 tornado began near the intersection of Man O’War Boulevard and Tates Creek Road. The 100-yard-wide twister moved east-northeast, damaging 845 homes and causing $50 million in damage before...

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