Unique left-overloop design strikes balance between safety, mobility and aesthetic needs
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2018) — Representatives for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and Louisville-based Qk4 Inc. presented the prestigious ACEC Engineering Award of Excellence to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) leaders during a ceremony in Frankfort this week for a roadway project that significantly improves safety and traffic flow in Lexington near Keeneland Race Course.
The ACEC national award recognizes the innovative redesign of the Versailles Road (U.S. 60)/New Circle Road (KY 4) interchange in Lexington. Consulting on the project, Qk4 led roadway and bridge design, traffic engineering, community involvement and project management for the interchange. The project was recognized this year by ACEC as one of the nation’s most outstanding engineering achievements.