New exit could be added to I-71 in Oldham County

New exit could be added to I-71 in Oldham County
The exit would connect I-71 with Commerce Parkway.

LA GRANGE, KY (WAVE) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working on a plan to reduce congestion on Interstate 71 in Oldham County with plans for a new exit.

The exit would go between the existing Buckner and La Grange exits. It would connect I-71 to Commerce Parkway.

During rush hour, the La Grange exit gets especially clogged, leading to ramp backups and more crashes than average, according to KYTC.

A few different designs will be shown during a public meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, but the project is still in the early stages.

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