I-71 shutdown for the weekend

LOUISIVLLE, KY (WAVE) - If you are heading out and about in Louisville get ready to hit traffic as a major roadway is shutdown for the weekend.

Crews shutdown I-71 in both directions between Downtown and the Watterson Expressway at 8 o'clock Friday night. The interstate will remain closed until 6 o'clock Monday morning.

Drivers are advised to plan extra time and find alternative routes.

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