FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 22, 2016) - Interstate 75 traffic has been diverted at Exit 41 northbound and diverted at exit 76 southbound. Kentucky State Troopers are assisting vehicles to divert off the highway in order to clear the roads.
The Red Cross is establishing shelters for motorists stranded due to the road closure.
For those in the vicinity of London, travelers can exit at mile marker 41 and seek shelter at West London Baptist Church, 360 Parker Rd. London, Ky.
For those in the vicinity of Mount Vernon, travelers can exit at mile marker 59 and seek shelter at Rockcastle County Middle School, 945 West Main St, Mt. Vernon, Ky. The Red Cross is currently working to establish a shelter in the vicinity of Madison County.
The quickest way to receive updates regarding the winter storm is to follow Kentucky Emergency Management's twitter account, @KYEMPIO. Those interested can fast follow the account by texting "fast follow KYEMPIO" to 40404.
If you have an emergency please call 911.
All MEDIA inquiries regarding the state response should be directed to (502)-607-6666. All PUBLIC inquiries regarding the state response should be directed to (502) 607-6665. State officials are also monitoring social media and will use #kywx to distribute updates.
Additional information on KYEM can be found at http://www.kyem.ky.gov. Safety preparedness tips are available at http://www.PrepareKY.com.