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I-75 bridges in Whitley County to undergo patching work Tuesday

The bridges carrying traffic on Interstate 75 in Whitley County will undergo temporary lane closures on Tuesday as crews do patch work. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the bridges scheduled for the work include at mile-point 2.5 just north of the state...

West Knox firefighters battle tractor-trailer fire Friday morning

West Knox, Keavy and Corbin Fire departments responded to a tractor-trailer truck fire on the Exit 29 off ramp Friday morning. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene at approximately 7 a.m. in response to a report of a truck park along the...

Monday wreck shuts down southbound I-75 near Corbin

Southbound Interstate 75 near Corbin was closed to traffic for approximately three hours on Monday as emergency crews worked to clear a wreck involving a tractor-trailer truck and a passenger vehicle. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Public Affairs...

One person killed in crash on I-75 near Corbin Tuesday

One person was killed Tuesday in a crash involving a tractor-trailer truck and a passenger vehicle on northbound Interstate 75 near Corbin. Kentucky State Police Trooper Scottie Pennington, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the wreck occurred at approximately 4:50...

One person killed after tractor-trailer collides with pickup truck on I-75

One person was killed Tuesday morning when a tractor-trailer truck crossed the median on Interstate 75 near Williamsburg and collided, head-on, with a pickup truck. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Public Affairs Officer Steve Douglas said the...

Wrecks, traffic jams continue to snarl traffic throughout Whitley County

Law enforcement and emergency personnel across the tri-county area are dealing with numerous traffic crashes, including one fatality, as motorists deal with snow that blanketed the area. The fatality occurred on northbound Interstate 75 at the 28-mile marker. No details have been...

Corbin files lawsuit to stop London from annexing property in north Corbin

The London City Council’s voted Thursday to annex property in north Corbin. On Monday, the City of Corbin filed a lawsuit in order to stop the annexation from moving forward. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in Laurel Circuit Court, Corbin is arguing that the tract that...

Corbin to receive $15 million grant to fund planned improvements to Cumberland Falls Hwy.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, announced that the City of Corbin has been awarded $15.05 million in grant money to fund the planned improvements of Cumberland Falls Hwy. between the Corbin bypass and Fifth Street. The money was awarded from the U.S. Department...

Northbound I-75 to be reduced to one lane Wednesday near state line

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced that the right lane of Interstate 75 will be closed in southern Whitley County on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Officials said the closure is necessary as crews will be conducting surveying operations on a portion of the entrance ramp to...

UPDATE: Wreck blocking northbound I-75 expected to be cleared by 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Corbin firefighters say the wreck that has northbound Interstate 75 shut down at the 28-mile marker should be cleared within the next hour. Captain James Smith said at 4 p.m. that the four passenger vehicles involved in the wreck have been removed from the scene. The...
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