Busy Lexington intersection to be closed this weekend

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The intersection of East High Street and South Limestone in Lexington is scheduled to be closed beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, and will reopen on Monday, July 29, at 7:00 a.m., according to the city.

The closure is necessary for work on the Kentucky Utilities Duct Bank Project, according to the city.

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Motorists on High Street will be detoured onto Martin Luther King Boulevard and then onto Main Street.

Motorists on Limestone will be detoured onto Maxwell Street, then Martin Luther King Boulevard and then onto Main Street.

The intersection of High Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard, as well as the intersection of Limestone and Maxwell, will be temporarily changed to multi-way stops.

The blocked portions of High Street and Limestone will be open for local access only.

This traffic pattern will repeat on Friday, August 2, through Monday, August 5.