I-75 at the Laurel-Whitley county line to be reduced to one lane

Lane reductions necessary for bridge inspections

Manchester, KY (March, 23, 2015) – The right or “slow” lane of Interstate 75 northbound at the Laurel-Whitley County line (mile point 27.9) will be closed on Tuesday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT for bridge inspections.

 Crews will also close the right or “slow” lane of I-75 southbound at mile point 27.9 on the following day, Wednesday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT to complete the inspections.

 Motorists are asked to use caution when approaching and traveling through the work zone and be prepared for possible delays due to the lane closure.

 Further, March 23-29 is Work Zone Safety Awareness Week and KYTC urges all motorists to use extra caution and slow down in work zones.

 The date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Dial 511 or log on to 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You can also get traffic information for the District 5 counties at www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict11.