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Memorial Day Holiday Safety Reminders

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and everyone is eager to go out and have as much fun as possible. In Kentucky, restaurants can open with limited indoor capacity. Groups of 10 or less can get together as long as they maintain physical distancing. Wearing a face covering is strongly recommended. ...Read more

From the U.S. Navy Electricians Mate 1st Class Curtis L Campbell on the US Roosevelt.

200427-N-KY668-1022 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 27, 2020) Electricians Mate 1st Class Curtis L. Campbell (left) from Lexington, Kentucky and Lt. j.g. Alexander Canales examine the readings in aft steering aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) on the Atlantic Ocean, April 27, 2020. Roosevelt is on patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. Roosevelt will replace USS Carney (DDG 64) as one of four forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) in Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Austin G. Collins/Released)                                                                                                                       ...Read more

UK Campus area road closures starting April 29

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 24, 2020) – Several road closures are coming to the UK Campus area over the next few weeks to accommodate the installation of a new sanitary sewer line. The first closure will be Bolivar Street between Mill and Upper Streets, beginning on Wednesday, April 29. On Monday, May 4, the intersection of Rose Street and Avenue of Champions will be closed for an estimated five days. That work will be immediately followed by block-by-block closures of Avenue of Champions. Starting Thursday, May 7, Upper Street will be closed from Winslow to Bolivar. Winslow will also be closed from Jersey Street to Upper. ...Read more