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(Update) Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes I-24 Eastbound Lanes on Ohio River Bridge

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Update 2: Per McCracken Co. Sheriff's Office: Ohio River Bridge now open to both lanes, normal traffic.  

Update: McCracken County Sheriff's Department said one lane of traffic has re-opened.


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says both lanes of I-24 east at the Ohio River Bridge in McCracken County are blocked due to a multi-vehicle crash involving 2 semi trucks and 2 passenger vehicles. 

Passenger vehicle motorists should detour to the Brookport Bridge - and that bridge is restricted to vehicles no more than 8 feet wide. There is no detour for trucks. The closure is expected to last 2 hours.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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