U.S. 50 in Lawrenceburg was snow covered during Thursday evening's snow storm.
submitted by Dena Burk
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - The snow moved through Thursday night, but there are still some problems in traffic Friday morning.
Interstate 71 in Gallatin County is closed northbound near the Walton split as of 6:30 a.m. That’s because of an accident with a semi sliding off the highway. Southbound I-71 in Gallatin County has also been reported to have long delays.
Franklin County has issued a Yellow, or Level 1, Travel Advisory for motorists there, meaning use caution if you’re out driving.
Interstate 275 in Dearborn and Boone counties was an absolute mess overnight. The Carroll Cropper I-275 bridge over the Ohio River was shut down from about 8:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. The backup stretched for over a mile in both directions. The line of vehicles eventually reached over a mile from the bridge onto U.S. 50 in Greendale.
There were a host of other I-275 accidents and slideoffs reported between the river and Florence. Boone County police shut down I-275 near the Hebron exit for a couple hours.
Dearborn County Sheriff's dpeuties responded to at least 12 accidents between 7:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. The Jamison Road hill in Bright was closed because of accidents and ice.
Ice could continue to be a problem throughout the day Friday. The National Weather Service predicts a high around 15 degrees. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until noon with a wind chill making it feel like 15 below.
More snow is expected to move in about 4:00 a.m. Saturday. There is a chance of snow each day between today and Monday, according to NWS meteorologists, as winds gust up to 30 MPH.