Single Lane Closure Scheduled On I-71 In Gallatin Co. For Third Straight Day

Crews have been working all week to remove a semi-truck that was involved in a crash late Monday night.

(Gallatin County, Ky.) - For the third straight day, crews will be working to clear an accident that happened late Monday night in Gallatin County. 

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Interstate 71 southbound will be reduced to a single lane at the 62.5-mile-marker near Glencoe so that crews can complete the removal of a semi truck that was involved in a crash late Monday night.

The lane closure will go into effect at 10:00 a.m. and is expected to last until 4:00 p.m.

Gallatin County Emergency Management officials said that offloading, clean-up and removal has taken longer than initially expected.   

Motorists should expect delays.

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