Update - New Circle Road/KY 4 Widening Project in Fayette County

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet • District 7


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Update - New Circle Road Widening Project in Fayette County

Between Leestown Road/US 421 and Georgetown Road/US 25

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 8, 2023) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that this news release serves as an update. Periodic updates will be sent to media outlets for the current New Circle Road/KY 4 widening project. The design includes improvements between Leestown Road/US 421 and Georgetown Road/US 25.

The plan for the Leestown Interchange will be a Double Crossover Diamond design. The design is similar to the current Harrodsburg Road/US 68 interchange. The Harrodsburg Road/US 68 DCD (opened in 2011) continues to be effective with reducing crashes.

Project limits: Leestown Road/US 421 (milepoint 7.2) to Georgetown Road/US 25 (milepoint 8.7)

Friday evening, Dec. 8/Saturday morning, Dec. 97 p.m. until 7 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 11 through Friday evening, Dec. 15/Saturday morning7 p.m. evenings until 7 a.m. the following mornings

New Circle Road/KY 4Inner and Outer Loops

  • traffic diversions are in effect
  • milling, paving and striping operations are necessary to prepare lanes for traffic shifts
  • traffic diversions are necessary to create space for Phase 1 work to begin in the median
  • appropriate signage is in place
  • motorists can pass through the work zone

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

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