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Semi truck hauling SUVs catches fire, three destroyed

Robin Schramm was driving his tractor trailer north on I-75 Friday morning when he smelled smoke, but he knew that it wasn’t coming from his truck, but rather the semi in front of him, which was hauling eight SUV’s. “I think his brakes got hot and caught fire. I kept on smelling...
Posted On 06 Mar 2020

UPDATE: One lane of I-75 near Williamsburg reopened following Friday morning truck fire

UPDATE: Emergency crews have reopened one lane of northbound Interstate 75 near exit 15. The interstate was shut down for more than an hour as firefighters battled a truck fire that spread to its load of cars. Goldbug, Williamsburg, Oak Grove, Pleasant View, Rockholds and Oak...

Vehicle pursuit through two counties ends in Corbin

A Michigan man was allegedly driving under the influence, and without a license, when he led police on a high-speed chase through Laurel and Whitley Counties Friday morning. Kenaree Estes, 21, of Jackson, Michigan is facing charges of speeding – 25 mph over the limit, ...

Southbound I-75 to be reduced one lane between London and Corbin

A portion of southbound Interstate 75 between London and Corbin will be closed beginning early Wednesday morning. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the right lane between mile points 29 and 34 would be closed from 6:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. in order to...

Tennessee Department of Transportation warns of traffic delays caused by road construction

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is advising motorists traveling on Interstate 75 in Campbell County to be aware of ongoing construction projects. On I-75 north near mile point 151.7, work will continue between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sundays through Thursda...

Next phase of I-75 widening to begin Monday in northern Laurel County

Beginning Monday, Interstate 75 in northern Laurel County will become a construction zone. Construction crews will begin work on another phase of the effort to widen the interstate to at least six lanes throughout Kentucky. This phase will cover mile markers 40 to 49 from London...

Police: Colorado man involved in DUI attempts to escape custody

A Colorado man whom Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say was intoxicated when he struck two vehicles as he drove south on Interstate 75 Saturday night, added additional charges when he escaped police custody and fought with deputies as they attempted to recapture him. Jon Alfred...

Whitley County Welcome Center Closing Oct. 4 for Demolition and Reconstruction

Today the Finance and Administration Cabinet announced the Whitley County Welcome Center, built in 1971 and located at the 1.5 mile marker on I-75 in southern Kentucky, is closing Oct. 4 for demolition and reconstruction with the new facility expected to be completed in fall...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019
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Additional lane closures to begin Monday on I-75 in Laurel, Rockcastle Counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Interstate 75 in Kentucky to be aware as there will be intermittent lane closures beginning Monday near the Laurel/Rockcastle County line. Officials said the lane closures on affecting both north and southbound...

I-75 lane closures planned near 2-mile marker

Starting this weekend, motorists traveling south on I-75 between Williamsburg and Jellico exits can expect brief delays due to alternating lane closures. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office announced Monday that motorists would see alternating lane...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019
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