UPDATE: Sidewalk work continues on Versailles Road/US 60 in Fayette County

UPDATE POSTED AUGUST 18, 2021 AT 3:42 P.M.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – Road work continues on Versailles Road/US 60 in Fayette County as temporary lane closures are needed for sidewalk ramp work.

Traffic loop work and base (asphalt) failure repairs were completed. Milling and paving operations have concluded. The anticipated completion date for the entire project is still Monday, November 15.

Work will is still scheduled to be done weekly Mondays through Fridays. At least one lane will be open at all times for drivers and no work will be done on holidays.

Tuesday, August 18 through Friday, September 3 – 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • saw cutting operations will be in effect for the existing sidewalk
  • no lane closures

Tuesday, August 18 through Friday, September 3 – 6 p.m. evenings until 7 a.m. the following mornings

  • sidewalks will be poured with ramps
  • one lane will be closed
  • one lane in each direction will remain open

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED JUNE 30, 2021 AT 6:38 P.M.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a scheduled project for Versailles Road/US 60.

Temporary closures for approaches/lanes will be necessary for traffic loop work, base failure repairs, milling and paving operations. The anticipated completion date for the entire project is Monday, November 15.

Note:

  • operations will be in effect each week beginning with Monday evenings and continuing through the week until Friday evenings/Saturday mornings (7 a.m. each evening until 6 a.m. the following morning)
  • at least one lane will remain open all times for motorists
  • no operations will be performed during holidays

Versailles Road/US 60

  • work will begin at Oxford Circle (milepoint 6.115) and extend east to Angliana Avenue (milepoint 7.400)
  • a distance of 01.28 miles

Wednesday, June 30 through Wednesday, July 7 – work begins this evening, Wednesday, June 30 at 7 p.m.

  • traffic loops will be tested/replaced – existing loops will be examined for their functioning condition and replaced if deemed necessary (these are the traffic loops that send messages to traffic signals when a vehicle is waiting at the light)
  • cones will be in place to block off approaches for work locations

Wednesday, July 7 through Tuesday, July 13

  • base failure (asphalt) repairs will be in effect
  • the repairs will need to settle for seven (7) days prior to milling and paving operations

Wednesday, July 21 through Monday, November 15

  • milling and paving work will be performed

All work, and closures are scheduled on a tentative basis, and subject to change depending on weather, emergencies, and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

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