Lexington’s metropolitan planning organization is asking for the public’s input on its transportation plans.
The transportation planning agency seeks feedback on its FY 2021-FY 2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The list of programs and projects outlines where funds will be allocated during the next four years.
Major projects in Fayette County:
- Curbs, gutters, sidewalks and bikeways on Liberty Rd and North Limestone
- Safety and congestion improvements along Richmond Rd
- Sidewalk improvements on Rosemont Garden, Wilson-Downing, Lane Allen, West Loudon & Armstrong Mill
- Improved safety and bicycle/pedestrian connectivity at Forbes Rd/Red Mile Rd/Virginia Ave and UK’s campus
- MPO’s Bottleneck Study and Imagine Nicholasville Road transportation and land use plan
- Public transit funding and the replacement and expansion of Lextran buses
- Studies to extend a major trail corridor from between downtown Lexington to Jessamine County and to connect the Town Branch Commons eastward to the Brighton Rail Trail in Hamburg
- Extensions of Fieldstone Way from the Beaumont Library to Snaffle Rd & the continuation of Citation Blvd from Winburn Dr to Russell Cave Rd
- Initial design work for a new road under I-75 from Polo Club Blvd to Sir Barton Way
- Completion of the Town Branch Trail and South Elkhorn Trail, and new trail project along Alumni Drive.
- Improvements to New Circle Road, Newtown Pike and the I-75/I-64 ‘Common Route’ in Fayette County.
- Replacement of the L&N Railroad Bridge on North Broadway, including bicycle and pedestrian facilities
Major projects in Jessamine County:
- Completion of the East High & West High Shared Use Trails
- Improvements to Brannon Road and Ashgrove Pike
- Completion of the Eastern Nicholasville Bypass between KY 39 and KY 169
- Safety Improvements to the Wilmore “Y” Intersection of KY 29 and US 68
- Continued bridge maintenance and interstate paving projects
The public can view the TIP at https://lexareampo.org/studiesplans/tip/ and submit comments until Aug. 15.