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Police: Heavy Traffic Expected Around Lexington Friday

Posted at 11:57 AM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 11:57:13-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lexington Police Department has issued a traffic alert for Friday afternoon.

Due to the KHSAA Sweet Sixteen basketball tournament at Rupp Arena and a visit from Vice President Mike Pence, drivers should expect delays downtown and in the area around Blue Grass Airport.

Traffic is expected to be heavy in those areas and some roadways will be briefly shutdown into the evening rush hour. Police ask drivers to be patient and to allow extra time for their commute.