Lanes reopen after overturned equipment shuts down outbound New Circle Rd.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says all lanes of New Circle Road between Nicholasville and Tates Creek Roads have reopened after being shut down when a piece of heavy equipment overturned Thursday afternoon.

The incident caused major backups on New Circle Road, and along Nicholasville Road, where the entrance ramp was closed for a period.

Officials say crews also worked on a diesel fuel spill related to the incident.

In all, the roadway was closed for about 2 hours.

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