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Friday, July 23, 2021
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UPDATE: More than 130,000 people still without power

The number of people who lost power went up dramatically as more freezing rain moved through the region.

Freezing rain continues, people advised to stay indoors

Officials at Highway District 12 had to pull back its trucks from ‘B’ and ‘C’ routes Monday night because ice-covered roads jeopardized driver safety.

Road Crews Gearing Up For Black Ice Potential

Central Kentucky road crews are putting a plan together to combat any icy spots that may form as temperatures drop overnight.

State Road Crews To Report At 5:00 a.m. Tuesday As Winter Returns

District 7 road crews will patrol and monitor interstates and parkways Tuesday morning as winter weather is forecast to return.

Rain Sunday Will Prevent Crews From Pretreating Roads

Because Sunday's forecast calls for rain first, Lexington road crews will have to wait until it changes over to freezing rain or sleet before putting down salt.

The Difficulty Of Forecasting An Ice Storm

Perfectly forecasting an ice storm days in advance is nearly impossible. Just a small change in the track of a storm can make a big difference.

Crews Working To Maintain Roads After Freezing Rain

Crews contiue to monitor and clear state-controlled roads in Kentucky with help from a treated salt.

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UPDATE: All roads reopen following crash in Lexington

All roads reopened shortly after 9:00 p.m.

Traffic Update: NB I-75 in Scott County reopens after truck hits bridge overpass

The truck hit the Frogtown Road/KY 608 overpass. The bridge has been inspected and evaluated by state engineers.
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UPDATE: Two members of Kentucky State University board resign

Candace McGraw and Paul Harnice resigned days before the abrupt departure of the KSU president.

Long Lick Pike/KY 32 opens ahead of schedule in Scott County

Culvert pipe installation completed at milepoint 15.0.