Traffic Advisory for downtown Lexington on Thursday


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena will host the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) on Thursday, April 18th.

Traffic in downtown Lexington will be affected between the hours of 8:30 am – 10:30 am.

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Approximately 200 buses with 12,000 students from across the Commonwealth are expected to converge on downtown Lexington for STLP.   Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

“Lexington motorists traveling in and out of Downtown, near the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena are strongly advised to plan ahead and use alternate routes to avoid Oliver Lewis Way and Manchester Street and West Main Street and Jefferson Street between the hours of 8:30am and 10:30am on Thursday,” said Bill Owen, President and CEO of Lexington Center. “Morning commuters should allow extra time, or plan to arrive to work early in order to avoid congestion in and around the Lexington Center,” he continued.

For more information, contact the Lexington Center, (859) 233-4567 or