October 14, 2013 5:40 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says motorists should expect heavy traffic delays on Interstate 64 in Franklin County where engineers are inspecting bridges over the Kentucky River. Equipment problems and the need to have power shut down on some nearby electrical lines have delayed the work, and the... more »
June 25, 2013 7:00 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - One of the interstate ramps in downtown Louisville will be closing next month and will remain unavailable to motorists for as long as nearly three years. The closing of the eastbound Interstate 64 ramp to southbound I-65 is related to construction of the new downtown Louisville Ohio... more »
June 13, 2013 5:46 AM
GRAYSON (AP) - Work is underway on Interstate 64 in eastern Kentucky where more than 12 miles of paving and other improvements are taking place. The Transportation Cabinet says I-64 in Carter County is reduced to one lane from around Olive Hill to near Pleasant Valley. Work started on the... more »
March 22, 2013 6:37 AM
Officials say westbound I-64 in Woodford County is shut down due to an accident involving semis.
The accident happened around 6 a.m. between mile markers 61 and 62, near the Woodford County rest area.
LEX 18 has a crew en route to the scene. Stay tuned for more... more »
March 7, 2013 4:55 AM
A Kentucky State Police trooper stopped a wrong-way driver along I-64 in Franklin County early Thursday morning.
Police say several motorists called 911 reporting a vehicle heading westbound in the eastbound lanes of the interstate starting around the Midway exit in Woodford County. An eastbound trooper met up with... more »
February 19, 2013 9:10 AM
Department of Highways crews will shut down one lane of I-64 in Woodford County Tuesday.
Crews will close one westbound lane for pothole repairs between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. around mile marker 65, near the Midway exit. Work will begin in the left lane and then shift to... more »
January 30, 2013 9:12 AM
Officials continue working to clear a jackknifed tractor-trailer along I-64 in Clark County.
The truck jackknifed around 7:30 a.m., blocking both westbound lanes near mile marker 101, close to the Montgomery County line.
Officials say the interstate could remain shut down until 10:30 a.m.
Some drivers have... more »
January 25, 2013 9:15 AM
LEX 18 Traffic Tracker Alert: Officials are reporting multiple accidents in Fayette County along I-64 near the Scott County line due to icy condition.
One car flipped, but the woman driving escaped without injury.
A Lexington Fire Department engine responding to an accident rolled over.
Use extreme... more »
January 18, 2013 5:15 AM
An accident along I-64 in Woodford County injured two people and backed up traffic for miles Thursday night.
Police say an eastbound minivan apparently veered off the right side of the highway just past the Midway exit around 11 p.m. The driver overcorrected and hit a car. That vehicle... more »
January 9, 2013 1:49 PM
Officials say eastbound I-64, just before Exit 191 in Boyd County, is closed due to a rockslide and tractor-trailer crash.
Duration of the closure remains unknown at this time. Motorists traveling east on I-64 in the Ashland, Catlettsburg and other destinations along US 23 can reroute using Exit 185... more »
November 12, 2012 8:20 AM
Traffic remains backed up along westbound I-64 in Montgomery County after a seven-vehicle pileup Monday morning.
Police say a woman lost control of her car when she tried to avoid a deer around 6 a.m. between mile markers 106 and 108. She hit another car, causing a chain reaction.... more »
October 30, 2012 8:00 AM
Eastbound I-64 in Fayette County near the Clark County line is shut down due to an injury crash.
Two cars were involved in a crash just after 7 a.m. near mile marker 86. Firefighters had to cut one victim from the wreckage. EMS took two people to the hospital.... more »
October 1, 2012 8:38 AM
An Indiana man died in a Shelby County crash early Monday morning.
Shelby County Sheriff's Office officials say a Toyota Prius crashed into the back of a slower-moving dump truck traveling along eastbound I-64. The Prius went off the road and slammed into a stand of trees. The driver... more »
August 22, 2012 9:27 AM
Kentucky Transportation Department Officials say they plan to shut down the left lane of westbound I-64 in Franklin County between mile points 47 and 48 on Thursday night.
Crews will work from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. performing bridge deck repairs.
August 14, 2012 6:16 AM
Police say wet roads may have been a factor in an accident that injured three people in Clark County early Tuesday morning.
Police say the driver of a gray sedan told them he didn't have time to stop and rear-ended an SUV along I-64 near the US-60 exit in... more »
July 23, 2012 8:56 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - All lanes of all interstates are back open in Louisville and traffic is moving smoothly. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Andrea Clifford said in a statement Monday that all lanes on southbound Interstate 65 between I-64 and the Watterson Expressway have been paved and are open. In addition,... more »
July 18, 2012 6:53 AM
A truck driver suffered minor injuries when a semi hit his rig as he was changing a tire along I-64 in Fayette County early Wednesday morning.
Police say the driver pulled over to the shoulder at mile marker 86 around 6 a.m. He was working to change the tire... more »
July 6, 2012 5:16 AM
A car struck a man walking along I-64 in Clark County early Friday morning.
Police say the victim got out of his broken down vehicle near the Mt. Sterling Road exit around 12:45 a.m. As he walked along the shoulder, a car hit him at high speed.
EMS... more »
June 1, 2012 5:38 AM
Both lanes of westbound I-64 are blocked in Franklin County due to a pair of accidents.
Officials say two tractor-trailers overturned in separate incidents near the Graefenburg exit.
Traffic will need to get off I-64 at exit 53 and detour to US-60.
LEX 18 has a crew... more »
May 8, 2012 4:49 AM
Police and firefighters worked two rollover accidents along central Kentucky interstates overnight.
Two people suffered injuries when a car flipped along I-64 in Franklin County early Tuesday morning. A passing driver spotted the car upside down along the side of the interstate between the Kentucky River and the Frankfort... more »
May 2, 2012 8:54 AM
An accident along I-64 in western Franklin County caused a big traffic backup Wednesday morning.
The crash happened along eastbound lanes near the Graefenburg exit around 8 a.m. Police say a van sideswiped a Budget rental van and a car from Idaho as it was changing from the slow... more »
March 16, 2012 4:27 PM
Police have released the name of the man arrested in connection with a shootout along I-64 through Franklin and Shelby County Thursday night.
State Police troopers and Boyle County Sheriff's deputies arrested Timothy O'Shea Johnson, 25, at a home in Junction City Friday morning, according to the Danville Advocate... more »
March 1, 2012 9:33 AM
Police arrested a man after a wrong-way chase along I-64 in Clark and Montgomery Counties Thursday morning.
Police say the driver of an SUV was drunk and driving eastbound in westbound lanes. A KSP trooper pulled the vehicle over, but then the driver took off again. The SUV sideswiped... more »
February 28, 2012 8:49 AM
Crews will shut down the right lane on eastbound Interstate 64 in Franklin County between mile points 51 and 52 for bridge work Tuesday night.
The lane closure is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 6 p.m. until midnight. Transportation Department crews will be doing bridge deck patching.
February 21, 2012 5:46 AM
Two women suffered injuries in a crash along I-64 just east of Lexington Monday night.
Police say the driver of a car lost control around 11:30 p.m., and the vehicle slammed into a guardrail, demolishing the front of the car. Officers shut down two lanes as firefighters worked for... more »
February 20, 2012 8:50 AM
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) - The reopening of the Sherman Minton Bridge has business returning to normal and people cheering more than five months after a steel crack prompted its closing. Crowds gathered at a New Albany Waffle House to cheer workers as the bridge carrying Interstate 64 traffic over... more »
December 21, 2011 9:08 AM
Kentucky State Police blame rainy weather for a single vehicle accident that left a car tangled in the cable barrier along I-64 in Woodford County Wednesday morning.
Police say the driver lost control around 8 a.m. and the car went into the median. The cable barrier did its job,... more »
December 20, 2011 5:20 AM
You will run into a traffic snarl if you are heading east along I-64 in Shelby County Tuesday morning.
Around 3 a.m., the driver of a semi hauling 85 hogs lost control, and the truck overturned in a ditch just east of the Waddy/Peytona exit. The driver was not... more »
December 19, 2011 9:38 AM
Crews plan to close one lane of westbound I-64 in Franklin County Monday night for bridge work.
State transportation officials say the right hand lane on the Kentucky River bridge will be closed between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. while crews work to clean out bridge drains.
Watch... more »
November 15, 2011 7:25 AM
Eastbound I-64 is shut down in Franklin County due to a truck fire.
Officials say a truck pulling a trailer of hay caught fire around exit 58 (Versailles Road) just after 7 a.m.
Officials say they hope to have the scene cleared within an hour.
There were... more »
October 31, 2011 2:51 PM
A mowing project along I-64 in Rowan and Bath Counties could cause some traffic issues this week.
Transportation Department officials say crews will shut down the right lane as workers mow embankments along the interstate. Mowing will run from Oct. 31 through Nov. 4. Locations of lane closures will... more »
October 17, 2011 8:03 AM
Police have reopened all lanes of I-64 in Clark County.
The interstate's eastbound lanes were shut down for about an hour after a four vehicle crash sent two people to the hospital Monday morning.
Police say the driver of a westbound car lost control around mile marker 99,... more »
October 14, 2011 5:10 AM
A crash on I-64 involving two semis and a pickup truck has traffic snarled in Shelby County.
The crash happened Thursday night around 9 p.m. near exit 35. Police say a semi and a pickup in eastbound lanes crashed into each other. The vehicles went into the median and... more »
September 13, 2011 7:50 AM
Westbound I-64 is reduced to one lane in Montgomery County due to an overturned semi.
Police say the truck rolled over around 2:30 a.m. There were no reported injuries, but the accident has caused significant traffic backup in the area.
September 9, 2011 6:54 AM
An accident involving a truck along westbound I-64 in Clark County is causing traffic delays Friday morning.
Police say the driver of a semi fell asleep at the wheel and ran off the highway around mile marker 101 just after 6 a.m.
The driver was not injured, but... more »
August 5, 2011 5:45 AM
An accident involving a semi trailer shut down westbound lanes of I-64 in Franklin County Friday morning.
The accident happened between mile marker 50 and 52. Officials have not confirmed whether there were any injuries.
Police have shut down both westbound lanes.
At 5:15 a.m., transportation officials... more »
June 9, 2011 6:32 AM
An accident involving a tanker truck along I-64 in Shelby County snarled traffic early Thursday morning.
Officials say the tanker overturned in westbound lanes near the Simpsonville exit just before 5 a.m.
Nobody was hurt in the accident.
Police blocked westbound lanes between the on-ramp and off-ramp... more »
May 9, 2011 9:01 AM
Police have reopened all lanes of I-64 at mile marker 46 in Franklin County.
The interstate was shut down for more than two hours after a car clipped a truck and flipped several times.
May 5, 2011 5:19 AM
A semi sideswiped a car parked on the shoulder of I-64 in Scott County early Thursday morning.
Police say the truck was traveling westbound when it clipped the unoccupied parked car near mile marker 64. The driver of the semi and the dogs in the cab with him were... more »
April 18, 2011 5:29 AM
An accident in Montgomery County injured two horses and backed up traffic along westbound I-64 for miles Sunday night.
Police say a tractor trailer crashed into the back with a Chevy Sliverado pulling a trailer carrying four horse near the 105 mile marker around 8:30 p.m. Neither driver was... more »
March 11, 2011 8:18 AM
Officials say I-64 is back open in both directions in Rowan County.
The interstate was shut down for a time due to extremely slick conditions.
Officials reported numerous accidents in the area of mile marker 135. There were reports of both injury and non-injury crashes.
March 11, 2011 7:09 AM
I-64 is shut down in both directions at mile marker 135 in Rowan County due to extremely slick conditions.
Police report numerous accidents in the area.
February 23, 2011 10:17 AM
Part of I-64 in in Clark County was shut down Wednesday morning after a semi hauling whiskey-based alcohol bottles overturned.
The accident happened at about 9:30 a.m. near mile marker 101. Two of the three westbound lanes were shut down because of the accident, and the police say the... more »
December 2, 2010 6:05 AM
You may face some delays along eastbound I-64 in Clark County Thursday and Friday.
Paving work will narrow the intestate down to one lane near mile marker 95. Work will begin at 6 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. both days.
November 23, 2010 6:46 AM
One lane of eastbound I-64 in Clark County is closed due to a partially overturned semi.
The truck lost control around the 96 mile marker at about 6 a.m. Police say wet, rain-slick conditions likely contributed to the crash.
The driver was not seriously injured, but EMS took... more »
November 22, 2010 6:03 AM
You could run into a traffic snarl along the southern split of I-64 and I-75 in Lexington on Monday.
The ramp from I-75 northbound to I-64 eastbound is close. It is scheduled to reopen around 3 p.m.
You should take exit 113, the Paris Pike exit, as an... more »
August 31, 2010 7:06 AM
A woman trying to avoid an accident ended up in one on Monday evening. Witnesses told police that Melinda Risk, 55, was merging from the right lane to the center lane on eastbound I-64 in Lexington around 5 p.m. when she noticed a silver SUV was merging into the same... more »
August 16, 2010 9:13 AM
Crews will close lanes along I-64 in Franklin and Shelby counties this week for bridge deck work, according to the Kentucky Department of Transportation. Lanes will close at the following locations in the evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. - Left lane of westbound I-64 in Shelby County between... more »
August 10, 2010 6:23 AM
A crash on I-64 could cause some traffic impact Tuesday morning. Police say a semi overturned in the westbound lanes around the 135 mile marker. As of 6:15 a.m. officials had one lane shut down to right the truck. Kentucky State police say they don't know how long it will... more »
July 29, 2010 5:40 AM
The Kentucky 627 bridge over I-64 in Clark County is no more, as crews finished demolishing the bridge over the eastbound side overnight. The westbound side was done Monday. The bridge was located near the 96 mile marker, and the demolition is part of the ongoing I-64 widening project.
July 28, 2010 7:46 AM
The driver of a semi was slightly hurt Wednesday morning after he flipped his truck on I-64 in Clark County.
The incident happened at about 6:45 a.m. near mile marker 95 in westbound lanes. Police say the driver, whose name was not released, somehow lost control of the truck,... more »
July 27, 2010 7:28 AM
Commuters in Clark County are dealing with delays as a bridge over I-64 is being repaired. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways began bridge demolition work Monday night, and plan to continue the work until Wednesday. The rescheduling is due to the rain that occurred last week. The demolition... more »
July 26, 2010 6:06 AM
A Tennessee man is dead following an accident late Sunday night in Shelby County. The accident happened at just before 11 p.m. along I-64 westbound near the Shelbyville exit. Police say the man lost control of his car, left the road, rolling his car several times, then hit a roadway... more »
July 19, 2010 2:06 PM
State Police in Ashland are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle fatal collision that claimed the life of a Fayette County resident. The accident happened at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday near the 170 mile marker on I-64 in Carter County. Angela Acosta, 31, was operating a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier... more »
July 15, 2010 8:58 AM
Two people were injured in a single car accident along I-64 Thursday morning. The accident happened around 8:15 a.m. near the 115 mile marker. EMS transported two people to the hospital. No word on the extent of their injuries. The accident did not cause any traffic impact on the interstate.
July 9, 2010 6:04 AM
Kentucky State Police released the names of the victims involved in a Bath County three-car accident Thursday evening. Police say Jason Vanhoose II, 19, of Morehead, was driving a gold Cavalier along eastbound I-64 near the 120 mile marker around 5:30 p.m. when he lost control of the car. The... more »
July 1, 2010 10:31 PM
The man injured in a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon on I-64 in Franklin County has died. The Fayette County coroner says 62-year-old Frank Gant of Illinois died at UK Hospital just before 5:30 Thursday night. He was flown there after his bike went off the road and flipped several times... more »
June 21, 2010 6:49 AM
Bridge demolition could cause big traffic problems on I-64 in Clark County tomorrow. Demolition of the US-60 bridge over I-64 is scheduled for Tuesday. The bridge is already closed to traffic and a detour onto I-64 will remain in place until crews complete the new bridge. With construction already taking... more »
June 21, 2010 6:32 AM
A car fire closed one lane of I-64 for a time Sunday night. The blaze broke out in eastbound lanes near mile marker 72 around 11 p.m. Firefighters say a woman noticed her car was smoking and pulled over. She and her child got out of the car safely, before... more »
June 18, 2010 3:47 PM
One lane of eastbound I-64 in Scott County has been re-opened after the road was closed following a fatal crash early Friday morning involving two semis. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes around 6 a.m. Police say a truck had pulled over on the shoulder because of a blown... more »
June 18, 2010 12:52 PM
Eastbound lanes of I-64 in Scott County remain closed between mile markers 64 and 69 near the Midway exit after a fatal crash early Friday morning involving two semis. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes around 6:00 a.m. Police say a truck had pulled over on the shoulder because... more »
June 18, 2010 11:56 AM
Eastbound lanes of I-64 remain closed and transportation officials say they could remain shut down for half the day as police investigate the accident in Scott County that took the life of an Indiana man. Click below for LEX 18's Travis Thompson's latest report from the scene.
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June 18, 2010 10:14 AM
The identity of a man who was killed in a crash involving two semis on I-64 in Scott County Friday morning has been released. The accident happened in eastbound lanes around 6 a.m. Police say a truck was pulled over on the shoulder, witnesses say to change a blown out... more »
June 18, 2010 7:09 AM
LEX 18 has confirmed at least one person was killed in a crash involving two semis on I-64 in Scott County. The accident happened in eastbound lanes around 6 a.m. Police say a truck was pulled over on the shoulder, witnesses say to change a blown out tire. As the... more »
June 18, 2010 6:43 AM
Police and emergency crews are on the scene of a serious accident on eastbound I-64 in Scott County. The accident happened around 6 a.m. between US-62 and mile marker 70. It involves two semi trucks. Officials report injuries, but there is no word yet on how many people are hurt... more »
June 16, 2010 3:52 PM
Work is under way in Clark County to widen another section of Interstate 64, creating a modernized, six-lane roadway from Lexington to the Mountain Parkway interchange, east of Winchester. “Kentucky’s highway system is the backbone of our economy, the way in which our goods move to market and our travel... more »
June 15, 2010 2:28 PM
The ramp that carries traffic onto westbound Interstate 64 from northbound KY 627 – Paris Road – will be closed Tuesday afternoon as part of the I-64 widening project in Clark County. The closure will take place at approximately 5 p.m. Motorists heading for westbound I-64 will be directed onto... more »
June 10, 2010 12:22 PM
Officials and hazmat crews were on the scene Thursday afternoon in Clark County at a truck stop off of I-64 where a truck was possibly leaking a dangerous chemical.
The truck was at the truck inspection stop at mile marker 96 near Winchester when the leak was noticed late... more »
May 19, 2010 12:09 PM
Part of I-64 was shut down Wednesday morning in Franklin County while crews work to tow a camper from the road. Police say a West Virginia couple was driving along I-64 in Franklin County hauling a camper. The driver said he was changing lanes when he over-corrected, causing the camper... more »
May 6, 2010 3:45 PM
A man was hospitalized with what were described as non life-threatening injuries after his pickup truck rolled over several times after going off the road on I-64 in Clark County Thursday afternoon.
The accident happened at about 2 p.m. near exit 96. Police say the driver of the pickup... more »
April 27, 2010 9:28 AM
Officials have reopened one lane of I-64 westbound at the 110 mile marker.
One lane remains closed after a multi-vehicle accident.
Stay tuned to LEX 18 for more details as they become available.
April 27, 2010 9:16 AM
Police and rescue crews are on the scene of a multi-vehicle injury accident on I-64 near Mt. Sterling. Police say a vehicle traveling eastbound crossed over into westbound lanes around the 109 mile marker, hitting two westbound vehicle. Several people were taken to the hospital with what officials describe as... more »
April 24, 2010 1:07 PM
One person is dead and two others in critical condition after a crash in Bath County.
It happened Saturday on I-64 near the 119 mile marker. Kentucky State Police say a female driver was traveling westbound, when she lost control and entered the eastbound lane. That's when she hit... more »
April 6, 2010 6:39 AM
Police have reopened I-64 in Franklin County. Eastbound lanes were closed for over six hours after a semi carrying 40,000 pounds of canned goods overturned and spilled its load across the highway.
April 6, 2010 5:29 AM
An early morning accident on I-64 in Franklin County brought traffic to a standstill and could continue to cause problems during the morning commute. Police say a semi overturned around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday along eastbound I-64 around mile marker 47. Investigators say that they believe the driver may have fallen... more »
March 5, 2010 5:30 PM
A Campbell County woman has been charged with DUI in a crash on I-64 in Franklin County that led to another crash early Friday morning that killed a three-year-old girl. The accidents happened just before 1 a.m. on the eastbound side of the interstate between mile markers 48 and 49.... more »
March 5, 2010 8:00 AM
All lanes of I-64 are open in Franklin County. Police shut down the eastbound lanes of the interstate at mile marker 48 for more than six hours after an accident killed a 3-year-old girl.
March 5, 2010 6:42 AM
Officials have opened one lane of I-64 eastbound in Franklin County. The eastbound lanes of the interstate were shut down at mile marker 48 for more than six hours after an accident killed a 3-year-old girl. Travelers can expect continued delays in the area as traffic slowly begins to flow.
February 26, 2010 10:59 AM
Officials say all lanes of I-64 has been reopened in Shelby County after two wrecks Friday morning that left at least two people with serious injuries.
The accidents happened during the morning rush hour near mile marker 32 and 35. The westbound lanes of the interstate were completely closed... more »
February 26, 2010 9:00 AM
Officials say one lane of westbound I-64 has been reopened at mile marker 32 in Shelby County. The westbound lanes of the interstate were completely closed for about an hour due to a multi-car accident.
Investigators remain on the scene.
The crash is also affecting eastbound traffic.
January 7, 2010 10:20 AM
Numerous traffic accidents have been reported across the area Thursday morning, as falling snow and cold temperatures are causing hazardous driving conditions. I-64 in Woodford County was the site of two accidents close to each other near Midway. Officials say that despite being treated, the road is quickly becoming icy... more »
September 25, 2009 4:14 PM
Westbound I-64 in Woodford County was closed Friday afternoon so that crews could clean up the mess left early Friday morning when a tractor trailer hauling mulch crashed. The accident happened at around 4:30 a.m. near the Franklin County line. Police say the truck went off the right side of... more »
September 23, 2009 4:18 PM
Emergency “crossover” lanes that will allow westbound Interstate 64 traffic to get safely past a slide area at Catlettsburg are expected to open Wednesday night, weather and construction schedules permitting. Until then, westbound I-64 traffic will remain subject to detour along the following route: *Exit 191 at Catlettsburg to north... more »
September 22, 2009 4:37 PM
Westbound Interstate 64 in Boyd County remained closed Tuesday, a day after a portion of the road sank about a foot. Emergency “crossover” lanes that will allow westbound traffic to get safely past a slide area, located in Catlettsburg, could be open by late Wednesday, weather and construction schedules permitting.... more »
September 21, 2009 4:34 PM
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - The two westbound lanes of Interstate 64 are closed at the Catlettsburg exit after they sank about a foot due to an embankment failure. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 9 spokesman Allen Blair says motorists should take alternate routes or follow posted detours. Blair told The Independent... more »