The Kentucky Transportation, Department of Highways, announces that this news release serves as an update for the New Circle Road widening and reconstruction project.
On Monday, Dec. 22 and Tuesday, Dec. 23, blasting operations will be in effect for Alexandria Drive at the Roundabout and Alexandria Drive at Viley Road (City of Lexington routes).
Approximate blasting times: 9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. The wait time for each stop will be approximately 15 minutes (9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.).
Local law enforcement will be assisting with traffic control during the operations
A reduced speed limit of 45 MPH will be in effect at all times.
Blasting operations will not be in effect during the following times:
Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays)
Christmas Eve (Dec. 24)
Christmas Day (Dec. 25)
New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2015)
Note: current and continuing updates for blasting work can be found via twitter: @NewCircleRd
All work is subject to change depending on weather, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.