Traffic shifts scheduled for I-75 in Rockcastle County

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Beginning Sunday night, December 3, southbound traffic on I-75 in Rockcastle County will be shifted from the current lanes onto the two right lanes, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

On Tuesday night, December 5, northbound traffic on I-75 will be shifted from the current lanes to the newly constructed lanes nearest the median, according to the state.

Crews are scheduled to switch the traffic at approximately 10:00 p.m. each night.

Motorists are advised to pay close attention to signage and are reminded that speed limits are currently reduced along I-75 to 55 mph.

The $31 million project, which began earlier this year, will widen the section of I-75 at mile points 64.5 to 69 in both directions from four lanes to six lanes.  The anticipated completion date is October 2018, according to the state.

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