UPDATE: Parts of I-64 closed in both directions due to crashes


UPDATE: 11:30 a.m.: I-64 westbound is now open to the Cannonsburg exit. Traffic is being diverted off the exit and through Ashland around the efforts to clean up the wreck.

UPDATE: 9:50 a.m.: All lanes of I-64 between the 181 and 185 mile markers are blocked in Boyd County following multiple crashes Friday morning. The closure affects the roadways between the Coalton (U.S. 60) and Cannonsburg (KY 180) exits.

Emergency crews at the scene say I-64 could remain closed throughout the morning and possibly into the afternoon. Transportation officials say drivers should use the following detours:

  • Eastbound I-64 traffic, use Exit 181 to eastbound US 60 (left at bottom of ramp), then right onto south KY 180 at Cannonsburg to return to I-64 at the Exit 185 interchange.
  • Westbound I-64 traffic, use Exit 185 to northbound KY 180 (right at bottom of ramp), then left onto westbound US 60 at Cannonsburg to return to I-64 at the Exit 181 interchange.

UPDATE: According to officials, an additional crash near mile marker 183 has spurred the closure of I-64 East bound.

There is no word on when it will re-open.

BOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – A portion of Interstate 64 in Boyd County is closed due to an accident involving four tractor-trailers and two cars.

One person is being treated for a head injury — there is no work on any additional injuries at this time.

Emergency crews have closed I-64 from exit 185 to 191. there is no word on when it will re-open at this time.

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