Lane Closings On I-65 Suspended On Derby Weekend

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/02 5:10 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Construction work on Interstate 65 south of Louisville has been causing weekend lane closures, but the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says that will be suspended this weekend to help motorists traveling to and from Kentucky Derby events.

The right lane is currently closed in each direction on I-65 between the Bullitt-Hardin county line and Lebanon Junction Road, a distance of about 2 1/2 miles. The cabinet says the lanes will remain closed to allow concrete poured this week to cure and strengthen.

Two lanes of traffic will remain open in each direction this weekend through the work zone.

The stretch of highway has been reduced to one lane in each direction on weekends but will be left with two lanes each way this weekend.

The speed limit in the work zone is 55 mph. Double fines are being enforced.

Share
Most Popular
36 Blitz: Rowan Co. Vikings
Ray Graham Returns To School He Led During Early 80s Stint Video Video
Tornado Watch Extended For Parts Of Kentucky
The tornado watch has been allowed to expire for some counties as planned at 8 p.m. Sunday, but most of the watch has been extended until 2 a.m. Monday.
UPDATE: Lexington Man Found
Lexington Police found an elderly man missing.
Tree Goes Through Family's Bedroom
Sunday afternoon around 3 p.m. on Carver Road a tree slams into a family’s home.
Neighborhoods Picking Up The Damage After Severe Storms
On Sunday afternoon strong storms moved into the Lexington area causing extensive damage to multiple neighborhoods.
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.