Most lanes of I-71 reopen after weekend shut down

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by WHAS11

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Posted on May 14, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Updated Monday, May 14 at 10:14 AM

(WHAS11) - Most of I-71 is back open for business Monday morning after being shut down entirely since Friday evening.

Northbound 71 is still reduced to one lane until May 26. The southbound lanes of I-71 are open at this time but the the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the right lane will close a couple of times this week. They have not specified any further at this time.

If you are traveling on I-71 northbound  the on and off ramp for Zorn Avenue is open. Now the southbound I-71 off ramp at Zorn Avenue is open as well as the on ramp for now. The on ramp at Zorn Avenue on I-71 southbound will be closed one night this week and the cabinet has not specified when it will be closed either.

Traffic had been rerouted around the five and a half mile chunk of highway during the time of 71's closure. It was closed in order to complete some construction without any interference.

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