UPDATE: Schedule changes announced for New Circle road work

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 6, 2015) – The state says there are some changes being made to the schedule for the widening and reconstruction work on New Circle Road in Lexington.

The phase that is currently underway affects travel from Versailles Road (MP 4.860) to Leestown Road (MP 7.260), as well as the Versailles Road/US 60 & New Circle Road/KY 4 Interchange (MP 4.335 to MP 4.951).

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:

Monday, April 6 (continuing until further notice) Ongoing
9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
blasting will begin for the southbound outer loop of New Circle Road between Versailles Rd. and Old Frankfort Pike
traffic will be stopped for approximately 15 minutes at a time
citizens may follow @NewCircleRd via Twitter for live updates associated with traffic impacts due to blasting

Monday, April 6 through Tuesday, April 7 Addition
7:00 p.m. Monday until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday
the outside right/slow lane on the inner loop will be closed for pothole repair work

Monday, April 6 through Tuesday, April 7 Addition
10:00 p.m. Monday until 1:00 a.m. Tuesday
the on-ramp from Old Frankfort Pike to the outer loop of southbound New Circle
Road will be closed for pothole repair work

Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 10 Postponed
9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
operations will begin for the demolition of the Alexandria Bridge
traffic on Alexandria Road will be stopped for approximately 15 minutes at a time

Monday, April 6 through Tuesday, April 7 Postponed
10:00 p.m. Monday until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday
the bridge deck will be poured for the Old Frankfort Pike Bridge
the on-ramp from Old Frankfort Pike to the outer loop of southbound New Circle
Road will be closed
the ramp closure is necessary to allow trucks to enter and exit
LFUCG Police will be assisting

A reduced speed limit of 45 MPH is in effect at all times

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

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