Traffic Alert: New Circle Closures Start Overnight

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (KYTC) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that this advisory serves as an update. Temporary closures will continue for New Circle Road/KY 4 and Newtown Pike/KY 922 in Lexington, Fayette County. The closures are necessary for routine bridge maintenance work to be completed.

Friday, Oct. 28 – the ramp closure will be in place beginning at 1 a.m. and will reopen at 4 p.m.

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  • Ramp 9B:

o    this location is from the inner loop of New Circle Road at mile point 3.18 to northbound Newtown Pike

Friday, Oct. 28 through Saturday, Oct. 29 – the right two lanes will remain closed until 3 p.m. Saturday

  • the two right lanes of the Newtown Pike Bridge at mile point 1.356:

o    this closure includes the merge lane from Ramp 9B and the right thru northbound lane

o    the left thru northbound lane will remain open


  • as work continues — it could be deemed necessary to close the right lane of New Circle Road under the bridge

Alternate Route

  • motorists can utilize Exit 8 to Georgetown Road and take Citation Boulevard to Newtown Pike

All work is subject to change depending on weather, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.