Police plan to have both lanes headed toward the city of Nicholasville, on Nicholasville Road by Man O' War, closed until at least 12:30 Sunday morning.
Lexington police told 27 Newsfirst the reason for the closure was a man slammed into a utility pole at Nicholasville Road by Southpoint.
Police say the car is "a mess", but the man walked away with only minor injuries.
Police will not release the man's name, but did say he's at the U-K Medical Center.
Traffic is at a stop-and-go at Nicholasville and Man o war.
Police are redirecting drivers to Harrodsburg Road.
Kentucky Utilities say they should be done repairing the fallen pole by 12:30 Sunday morning.