Press Release Page


Press Release
Les Dixon
Information Officer
District 11 - Name
606-598-2145 – Office

A portion of I-75 southbound will be reduced to one lane in Whitley County beginning today

MANCHESTER, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2019) -  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a portion of I-75 southbound at mile point 19.0 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane beginning today, and is expected to conclude on Friday, Sept 13.

Work times will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

The lane closure is necessary due to rock slide removal operations.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone, expected delays, and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling through the area.

The date and time could be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur. Motorists can access travel and traffic conditions at or contribute their reports at or via the Waze mobile application. You can also get traffic information for District 11 counties at or by following us on Twitter at

Follow Us