1-24 restricted to 1 lane in Trigg County after truck fire

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TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Trigg County Emergency Management reports Interstate 24 eastbound is restricted to one lane due to a semi fire near the 59 mile marker due to a truck fire.

The semi fire has been put out, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

A tow truck is working to remove the semi.

All traffic at this site is moved to the left-hand or passing lane.

The lane restriction was estimated to be in effect until about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Drivers who wish to avoid the backup may detour via the KY 139 Princeton-Cadiz Exit 56 Interchange to take KY 139 South. Follow the marked I-24 Detour signs to U.S. 68, then take U.S. 68 east to return to I-24 at Cadiz Exit 65.

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