MUNFORDVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A crash involving at least eight vehicles that happened in a construction zone blocked all lanes of southbound Interstate 65 in northern Hart County for several hours on Monday night.
According to Kentucky State Police in Bowling Green, the crash happened the 66 mile marker between Munfordville and Bonnieville.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has set up a detour at Exit 71 in Bonnieville. Traffic is being directed to US 31W and can rejoin I-65 at Exit 65 in Munfordville.
KYTC said it wouldt ake four hours or more to clear the accident and that drivers heading southbound.
With significant southbound delays expected, KYTC also suggested that motorists consider using US 31E from Hodgenville or even Western Kentucky Parkway to William Natcher Parkway routes via Exit 91 to get around the crash area.
The road was completely reopened around 6:00 p.m. EST Monday.