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I-75 Southbound back open in Laurel County, all roads snow-covered

Snow in Laurel County
Snow in Laurel County(Gilbert Acciardo)
Published: Jan. 16, 2022 at 5:34 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 16, 2022 at 9:49 PM EST
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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Interstate 75 Southbound is back open and traffic is “flowing” late Sunday evening, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.

Icy road conditions had traffic stopped for much of Sunday evening.

Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo reports all roads in Laurel County are snow-covered.

“Please limit travel to necessity only,” Acciardo said.

Wrecks are occurring, and salt trucks are out, according to Acciardo.

“Please avoid travel through this area if at all possible. Multiple agencies are currently working to assist stranded motorists,” officials with the fire department said.

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