I-71 Southbound Bridge Over Kentucky River Temporarily Closed

Reported by: Tom Kenny
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 4/25 1:29 am
The I-71 SB Bridge over the Kentucky River in Carroll County was closed Thursday night for emergency repairs, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Some bridge joints popped-up, which caused the safety concerns, according to the Transportation Cabinet.

The bridge is located at the 44 mile marker between Carrollton and English Exits.

A rolling road block began at 11:00 p.m.

Engineers estimated a 6-hour closure.

Traffic was detoured to the Markland Dam Exit 55 (KY 1039) to US 42 westbound to KY 55, back to re-enter I-71 SB.

For the latest information, dial 511 or click here
Share
Most Popular
Witnesses Record Standoff In Richmond Saturday Night
Two men saw the standoff in Richmond Saturday night between multiple law enforcement agencies and 29-year-old Jesse Aaron Gibbons, and recorded it. Troopers said Gibbons died on the way to the hospital. Video Video
Judge: Too Late to Sue for Misdiagnosis of HIV
A big court ruling involving a Lexington man who claimed UK doctors mistakenly told him he was HIV positive only to find out nearly a decade later, he wasn’t. Video Video
UPDATE: Suspect Shot To Death By Police Identified
The Fayette County Coroner released the name of the man shot and killed by police after a shootout in Richmond Saturday night. Video Video
UPDATE: Suspect Shot By Police Had Criminal Record
Court documents showed that a suspect killed in a shootout with police had been previously arrested for domestic violence. The Fayette County Coroner said Jesse Gibbons had been shot several times Saturday night before he died. Video Video
Five Arrested In Laurel County Drug Bust
Five people were arrested Saturday morning after deputies found they had drugs in their home. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.