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I-65 reopens after flooding, other roads remain closed

Published: Apr. 3, 2015 at 9:36 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 10, 2015 at 11:09 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Interstate 65 has reopened after an hours-long shutdown near the University of Louisville because of flooding. Drivers were forced to take the Watterson Expressway/Interstate 264 as an alternate route.

MetroSafe and the Kentucky Transportation cabinet reported numerous other road closures because of high water.

[IMAGES: Widespread flooding on April 3]

KYTC Road Closures (as of 10:35 a.m.):

Bullitt County

KY 1417 (Martin Hill Road) closed at bridge over Knob Creek, mile point 2.1 (approach road washed away)
KY 1116 (Zoneton Road) closed at bridge over Cedar Creek, mile point 1.8

Jefferson County

KY 22 closed at Springcrest Drive, mile point 1.1 (culvert washed out)
KY 146 (Ridge Road) closed between Shady Lane and Glenbrook Road, mile point 5.2 to 5.4

Spencer County

KY 1169 (Plum Ridge Road) closed near KY 1060 (Plum Creek Road), mile point 0.0
KY 1169 (Normandy Road) closed near Buck Creek, mile point 8.5
KY 2885 (River Road) closed at bridge over Simpson Creek, mile point 2.6
KY 623 (Lily Pike) closed at bridge over Salt River, mile point 5.0
KY 652 (Little Union Road) closed between mile points 3 and 4
KY 1392 (Grays Run Road) closed at bridge over Simpson Creek, mile point 1.9

AVOID THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN LOUISVILLE (as of 6:30 a.m.):

Barricades - High Water

Preston and Hart
South Hurstbourne and Six Mile Lane
S. 30th and West Market
1500 block of Algonquin Parkway
Breckenridge at Six Mile Lane
7th Street and Industry
7th Street and Daviess
1000 block of West Hill
7th Street and Berry
7th Street and Eastern Parkway
Crittenden at I-65
7th Street and West Hill
4th Street and Industry
Floyd Street and West Hill
4500 block of Camp Ground Road
2100 block of Reynolds
National Turnpike and Southside Drive
National Turnpike and New Venture
I-264W at Taylor ramp
Dixie and Blanton
7200 block of Shepherdsville Road
Mary Laverne Drive between Barns Road and Georgia Lane
6th and Ormsby
3rd and Winkler
River Road and Blakenbaker
Cane Run and Ralph
Cane Run and Kingswood
South Pope Lick and Taylorsville Road
Mocking Bird Valley and Mocking Bird Lane
3rd Street Road and Arnoldtown
Preston and McCawley
Shepherdsville and Whispering Hills Boulevard
Mellwood and Mocking Bird Valley
Bardstown and Hikes
Bardstown and Buechel Bypass
West Oak and 13th
West Oak and Fifteenth

Mudslide

15th and West Hill

Lights Flashing

Cypress and Algonquin Parkway
Poplar Level Road at I-264
Beulah Church Road at I-265

Water Rescues

3rd and Eastern Parkway
I-264 at Dumesnil
Algonquin Parkway at Rodman
Hurstbourne at Six Mile Lane
Fegenbush at Burnt Pine Way
Preston and Hart
4500 Camp Ground Road
South Hurstbourne and Bluegrass
7th and Berry
Denny Crum and Central
12th and West Hill
7th and West Hill
East Brandies and South Floyd
West Lee and West Shipp
7th and Magnolia
Cane Run Road and Ralph
5400 National Turnpike
Ashbury and South 3rd Street
1006 Royal Gardens Court
South Floyd and Bryne
22nd and West Broadway
3600 Woodruff
Central and Taylor
1203 South 45th

Remember, if you see high water, TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.

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