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I-64 Bridge Between Indiana and Louisville Closed for Repairs

Indiana and Kentucky officials have set detour routes after closing a key bridge that crosses the Ohio River between the two states on Interstate 64.

The I-64 Sherman Minton Bridge — which was ordered closed Friday after inspectors found cracks in it — connects the western side of Louisville, Ky., with New Albany, Ind., and handles about 80,000 vehicles a day.

The congestion will affect traffic throughout the Louisville and Southern Indiana region, not just those commuting across the Ohio River, Indiana Department of Transportation officials warned.

Indiana State Police and Louisville Metro Police will have officers at key intersections directing traffic to detours. Hoosier Helper and Kentucky SAFE Patrol vans will assist with vehicle breakdowns, INDOT said.

Click here for detailed detour information. (INDOT website.)

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