CHRISTIAN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Drivers are being asked to avoid the northbound exit ramp from the Pennyrile Parkway to the US 68 Bypass/Eagle Way at Hopkinsville in Christian County because of a vehicle fire.
According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the exit ramp is closed to traffic as firefighters work to put out the blaze.
The fire department has requested a salt truck be dispatched to keep water being used to extinguish the fire from freezing on the roadway.
As of 5:30 a.m. a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet truck is en route to treat the area.
Motorists are advised to detour around this site via the US 41-Alternate northbound exit ramp.
The estimated duration of the closure is about two hours.