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State Money Approved to Help Growing Scott County with Roads
Lawmakers passed a $4.1 billion dollar road spending plan in their legislative session. That’s good news for a fast-growing Scott County which is adding about 2,000 new residents a year. Video Video
Slick Roads Cause Many Wrecks
Lexington Police said they responded to 25 weather-related wrecks Sunday evening between five and nine p.m. Video Video
Update: Road Conditions Improving As Day Goes On
Lexington road crews say they have many of the main thoroughfares plowed but are still working on smaller and rural roadways. Video Video
Officials Urging People To Stay Off The Roads
Officials throughout the Bluegrass are urging people to stay home while crews worked to clear roads covered in ice and snow. Video Video
Parkers Mill Road Shut Down Because Of Ice
Police shut down part of Parkers Mill Road in Lexington Sunday night. It was coated in ice near Man O' War Boulevard and dangerous for drivers.
Lexington Prepares for March Ice Storm
Mayor Jim Gray said in a press conference today that Lexington is ready for the looming ice storm, with extra crews on standby. The inclement weather has also caused city to announce a two-hour delay for its government offices on Monday.
Road Crews Not Waiting Around For Storm
Lexington Road Crews said they’re not waiting around for this storm to hit before they start clearing the streets – they’re getting to work now. Video Video
Lexington Prepares For Latest Winter Storm
City leaders update on us road conditions, and how they will keep us safe Video Video
Lexington Road Crews Ask For Help Finding Potholes
After weeks of plowing and salting, potholes are covering many roads in Lexington. The streets department is now asking for the public's help in finding the holes that need to be replaced.
Rock Salt Shortage Across Bluegrass
After weeks of putting down salt on the streets, road crews said they’re running out of rock salt. Scott County Road Maintenance Director J.R. Brandenberg said the shortage is nationwide. Video Video
Salt Shortages Impacting Multiple Counties
Roadway salt supplies are said to be running low all across the Bluegrass, and two northeastern counties are particularly feeling the impact.
Scott County Salt Levels "Nearly Empty"
The Roads Department in Scott County said two weeks ago, their salt barns were practically full. But now, after a barrage of snow, ice and freezing rain, they've reported supplies are nearly empty.
Crews Working To Maintain Roads After Freezing Rain
Crews contiue to monitor and clear state-controlled roads in Kentucky with help from a treated salt. Video Video
Ice Could Cause Road and Power Problems
Kentucky Utilities said it has a close on the sky because sleet and ice are much more of an issue than heavy snow. Video Video
Keep Up With Central KY Travel Conditions
The ice, snow and cold temperatures are affecting travel throughout Central Kentucky.
Road Crews Keeping Up With Winter Weather
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said it’s spent $27 million dollars on snow and ice removal so far this winter season. Video Video
Lexington Police Caution About Highways Still Being Slick
City officials reported that although Lexington's streets are in "pretty good" shape, drivers should be extra cautious when traveling the highways.
Winter Weather Moving In
As winter weather moves into the Bluegrass, roads are getting dangerous. Video Video
KYTC: Halfway Through Winter, $27 Million Spent on Snow/Ice Removal
The Kentucky Transportation Center has reported around $27 million dollars has been spent to get snow and ice off the roadways, and we're halfway through the Winter season.
How Will KY Schools Make Up Snow Days?
School districts like Bath County will have to extend their school year until the end of May, and maybe further. Video Video
Prepping for More Cold Throughout The Bluegrass
As frigid temperatures move back into the Bluegrass region, people are preparing to deal with the arctic air. ABC 36's Paris Lewbel has a few things you can do to make beating the cold just a little bit easier. Video Video
Weathering The Roads
People are waking up Wednesday morning to roads covered in solid ice. But in these conditions, some have no choice but to hit the roads Video Video
Weather Affects Roads, Power and Drivers
Driver’s dealt with Rupp Arena game traffic, some people are without power and temperatures continue to plunge Tuesday night. Video Video
Road Crews Face New Challenges Tonight
Crews will face new challenges tonight as snow continues to blow and temperatures continue to drop. Video Video
Freezing Temperatures Cause Trouble On Lexington Streets
Icy conditions caused dozens of drivers problems today in Fayette County. Video Video
KSP Starts 'Operation Holiday Lights'
State police will be out in full force across Kentucky looking for aggressive drivers and broken down vehicles through the holiday season. Video Video
Slick Roads, Bad Traffic
Roads are wet and could freeze if temperatures drop. Police say they responded to 19 accidents between 5:00 and 11:00 Tuesday night. Video Video
Holiday Travel Driving Tips
Wintery weather is in the forecast for the Thanksgiving holiday travel weekend.
Lexington Weekly Traffic Report
March 15-22, 2013 Work done between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted
Lexington Preparing For Incoming Weather
Lexington crews have already prepared streets for the wintry mix that's moving into the area.
Crashes On Par With Last Year
Kentucky has had 89 traffic deaths so far in 2012. Last year, it was 90. Video Video
Snow Is Here!
Snow has arrived in Central Kentucky. Video Video
Preparing Roads for Dangerous Driving Conditions
Road crews will be out all night on roads facing dropping temperatures and wind which could lead to dangerous driving conditions. Video Video
Road Crews Treat Central KY Bridges & Overpasses
Frost, freezing water and fog are not a great combination for Central Kentucky Drivers. Video Video
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