LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Due to an accident near the 40 mile-marker near the bridge over the Kentucky River, the southbound and northbound lanes are reduced to one lane.

Traffic is being rerouted from exit 43 to KY 55, to US 42 West, then South on US 421 in Bedford back to I-71 in Campbellsburg.

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say it could take several hours to clear the scene.

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