UPDATE: Temporary closures scheduled for New Circle Road widening project

Wednesday, March 23 through Thursday, March 24 – 7 p.m. Wednesday until 5 a.m. Thursday

UPDATE (3/22/22) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is updating temporary closures scheduled for New Circle Road/KY 4. According to KYTC, the lane closures are necessary for overhead sign trusses to be installed and is included in the widening project.

New Circle Road/KY 4

Updated schedule:

Wednesday, March 23 through Thursday, March 24 – 7 p.m. Wednesday until 5 a.m. Thursday

  • Outer Loop – the left/fast lane and center lane will be closed between Georgetown Road/US 25 (milepoint 8.731) and Newtown Pike/KY 922 (milepoint 9.324) will be closed

UPDATE (3/21/22) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is updating temporary closures for New Circle Road/KY4. According to KYTC, drivers should be on the lookout for lane closures which are necessary for overhead sign trusses to be installed across New Circle Road/KY 4. This work is included in the widening project.

New Circle Road/KY 4

Updated schedule:

Monday, March 21 through Tuesday, March 22 – currently and until 5 a.m. Tuesday

  • Inner Loop (priority for the current timeframe) – the left/fast lane and center lane will be closed between Georgetown Road/US 25 (milepoint 8.731) and Newtown Pike/KY 922 (milepoint 9.324) will be closed
  • Outer Loop – the left/fast lane and center lane will be closed between Georgetown Road/US 25 (milepoint 8.731) and Newtown Pike/KY 922 (milepoint 9.324) will be closed

All work/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.

ORIGINAL POST (3/15/22)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) A widening project for New Circle Road/KY4 in Lexington is scheduled to continue this week. According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), temporary closures are scheduled for overhead sign trusses to be installed across New Circle Road/KY 4 which is part of the widening project.

New Circle Road/KY 4

Updated schedule:

Wednesday, March 16 through Thursday, March 17 – 7 p.m. Wednesday until 5 a.m. Thursday

Inner Loop – the left/fast lane and center lane will be closed between Georgetown Road/US 25 (milepoint 8.731) and Newtown Pike/KY 922 (milepoint 9.324) will be closed

Thursday, March 17 through Friday, March 18 – 7 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. Friday

Outer Loop – the left/fast lane and center lane will be closed between Georgetown Road/US 25 (milepoint 8.731) and Newtown Pike/KY 922 (milepoint 9.324) will be closed

According to KYTC, all work/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.

ORIGINAL POST (3/6/22)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/PRESS RELEASE) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that this news release serves as an update. Temporary closures are scheduled to continue for New Circle Road/KY 4. The closures are necessary to relocate sign bases along the barrier wall. This work is included in the widening project.

Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 11 7 a.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Friday

Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 187 a.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Friday

New Circle Road/KY 4 – Inner and Outer Loops

  • the left shoulder and left/fast lane between Georgetown Road/US 25 (milepoint 8.731) and Newtown Pike/KY 922 (milepoint 9.324) will be closed

All work/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.

District 7 includes:  Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott and Woodford Counties.

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