Overnight Snow Expected, City Salting Roads for Morning Commutes

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Louisville and surrounding areas. Less than half an inch of snow is predicted, but the combination of precipitation, wind and cold temperatures is expected to make roadways slick for morning commutes. Louisville Public Works officials tweeted around 9 pm that crews were salting roads in […]

Officials Expect Traffic Backup on Bridges on Thanksgiving

The Indiana Department of Transportation is expecting significant traffic problems on the Kennedy Bridge due to Thanksgiving-related travel. With the Sherman Minton Bridge closed, projections show traffic backing up for miles on I-65 southbound at the bridge during Thanksgiving Day. Northbound traffic should be about the same as it usually is. The problem could be […]

The Friday Morning Commute: 6am Update

There are no changes to the traffic plan in Louisville and Southern Indiana this morning. Officials say the traffic plan is working well. Our traffic notes: Clark Memorial Bridge: • Three lanes south, one lane north in the morning. • Two lanes south, two north in the evening I-64 to Third Street is open. There’s […]

Tuesday’s Commute Smoother Than Monday’s, Officials Say

As drivers figure out how to plan their commutes with one of Louisville’s major bridges out of commission, city and state officials are monitoring traffic patterns to try to alleviate the worst of the gridlock. Kentucky Department of Transportation spokeswoman Andrea Clifford says this evening’s commute went smoother than Monday’s, and the congestion going from Kentucky to Indiana cleared […]

Louisville Traffic: Tuesday Morning Update

Here’s where we are as the commute gets underway this morning: State officials have tweaked the traffic patterns after watching the Monday morning commute. Traffic will no longer be allowed to exit on Third Street and stay on Third Street— it’s now being redirected down River Road. Also, road crews have increased the number of […]

Sherman Minton Bridge Closure: Officials Preparing For Monday Rush

Kentucky and Indiana government officials are asking business owners and employers to help look for ways to lighten the traffic load during Monday rush hour in the Louisville area. The Sherman Minton Bridge, which carries traffic across the Ohio River between Louisville and New Albany, was shut down indefinitely yesterday after inspectors found cracks in […]