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One lane opens as crews work to clear Brent Spence Bridge crash

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Posted at 1:25 PM, Dec 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-08 15:10:03-05

UPDATE 2:48 p.m.: Officials opened the left lane on the Brent Spence Bridge after a crash and fuel spill blocked all southbound lanes. KYTC says to detour using Fort Washington Way and I-471.

INITIAL REPORT: A crash has brought traffic to a halt at the Brent Spence Bridge, and authorities say southbound lanes of I-71/75 could be closed for hours.

Crews are currently working to clear the crash, which dispatchers say occurred at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Kentucky transportation officials expect the closures to last three to four hours.

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