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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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Tractor-trailer wreck shuts down I-75 north Sunday night

Northbound Interstate 75 near Corbin was shut down for more than six hours Sunday night and into Monday morning after a truckload of particle board was spilled onto the highway. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement was called to the scene at the...

Tenn. man dies following Sunday crash on I-75

A Frankfort man died Sunday from injuries he sustained during a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 in southern Whitley County. Kentucky State Police said Adam B. Hyatt, 38, was pronounced dead at the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he was taken following the crash....

Tractor trailer driver arrested for DUI after Tuesday crash

A truck driver from Ohio has been charged with driving a commercial vehicle under the influence of alcohol after his truck crashed into a rock wall on Interstate 75 near Corbin Tuesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

I-75 widening project set to begin Monday near Corbin

Construction work on the widening of Interstate 75 near Exit 29 is scheduled to begin Monday. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 office in Manchester said the $53.5 million project will widen the interstate in both directions to six lanes. “Crews will...

Semi comes to rest on guardrail on I-75 near Williamsburg

A semi truck driver narrowly missed going over an embankment following a two-vehicle crash on I-75 in Whitley County Friday evening. The accident happened about 7:45 p.m. near the 7.5 mile marker in the northbound lane. A 2014 Freightliner, which was owned by Darren Monhollen of...
Posted On 04 Jan 2019

Traffic shift to occur on Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County Sunday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that starting this Sunday night, Jan. 6, southbound I-75 only traffic will be shifted from the current driving lanes onto the newly constructed lanes between mile points 59 to 55. In addition, the southbound I-75...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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