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One person killed Thursday in wreck involving KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer

One person was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle wreck involving a Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer on northbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County. According to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at KSP Post 11 in London, the...

Portion of I-75 in Whitley County to be reduced to one lane Tuesday, Wednesday

A portion of Interstate 75 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane Tuesday and Wednesday. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation cabinet said the area around the bridges over Lynn Camp Creek just south of the 28-mile marker would be reduced to one lane to permit...

Semi wreck on I-75 ties up traffic for over three hours

A single vehicle crash on I-75 Tuesday morning involving a tractor-trailer had northbound traffic reduced to one lane for about three and one-half hours. The crash happened about 6:20 p.m. near the seven-mile marker. The driver of the semi, Ravinder Grewal of Ontario, Canada,...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Lane closures, ‘rolling road blocks’ to affect traffic on I-75 in Rockcastle County

Kentucky State Police are advising motorists traveling that are planning to travel on Interstate 75 through Rockcastle County Tuesday through Thursday to allow additional time because of road closures. Traffic on southbound I-75 will be detoured onto U.S. 25 between Berea and Mt....

Interstate 75 closed Tuesday following wreck involving tanker truck

Interstate 75 in northern Whitley County was closed to traffic Tuesday morning following a wreck in which a tanker trailer began leaking gasoline. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the interstate was closed in both directions between exits 15 and 25...

Deputy saves father, four-year-old stopped on I-75

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy is being credited with saving a Knoxville man and his four-year-old son after the man stopped his vehicle on I-75 early Sunday morning in the roadway without any vehicle lights on. The driver of the vehicle, Robert Cook, 28, pleaded not guilty...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Florida man injured in shootout with W’burg Police

A Florida man lead police on a lengthy vehicle pursuit in Whitley County Tuesday afternoon in a stolen vehicle while shooting at police officers before being shot himself towards the end of the chase. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the suspect, who Kentucky State...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Short I-75 lane closures planned for Wednesday, Sept. 20

If you’re planning to travel north on I-75 Wednesday, Sept. 20, in either Whitley or Laurel counties, then take note. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict northbound traffic to one lane at mile points 7.9 in Whitley County, and mile 42.4 in Laurel County on that...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017

Southbound I-75 lane closure planned for May 10-11 around 28-mile marker

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a portion of I-75 southbound (mile points 27.9 – 28) in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane (left lane will be closed) on Wednesday and Thursday. The lane closure will be in effect from...
Posted On 10 May 2017

I-75 lane closures planned May 2-3

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict northbound and southbound traffic to one lane on I-75 at the Laurel/Whitley line (mile point 27.9; Lynn Camp bridge) on Tuesday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 3. On Tuesday, May 2, northbound traffic at mile point 27.9 will be...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017