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Icy roads, salt trucks snarl traffic along I-75

Posted at 5:09 AM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 07:28:07-05

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Icy roads caused by a late winter storm have shut down a portion of northbound Interstate Highway 75 near the 104 mile marker.

Officials tell LEX 18 that black ice was causing dangerous conditions throughout the region.

Traffic on I-75 also was being affected as police closed several exits to allow salt trucks onto the roadway.

Lexington police said officers had responded to about half a dozen accidents by 4 a.m.

The challenging conditions also have lead several school districts to close or delay classes Thursday morning.

Check LEX 18's up-to-date list of Closings & Delays for the latest.