Tractor-trailer crash blocks left lane of I-71 NB in Oldham Co.

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 29 at 11:17 PM

OLDHAM CO., Ky. (WHAS11) -- The left lane is blocked on northbound Interstate 71 in Oldham County near the CSX railroad overpass, mile point 17.4, due to a crash involving a tractor-trailer, according to KYTC.

KYTC said the vehicle was traveling southbound on I-71 and crossed into the median pushing the guardrail into the left lane of northbound I-71.

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KYTC crews are on the scene and will be working to unbolt the guardrail and get it removed from the left lane.  The lane is expected to be closed until about 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

The left lane of northbound I-71 will be closed again on Wednesday morning a guardrail contractor can make repairs. The lane will be closed from 9 a.m. until noon.

 

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