KY 276 remains blocked near I-24 Cadiz Exit 65 interchange after tanker truck ran off road

KY 276 remains blocked near I-24 Cadiz Exit 65 interchange after tanker truck ran off road
Estimated duration is extended three hours to approximately 6 p.m. (Source: WTOC)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - KY 276/Rocky Ridge Road remains blocked between Wallonia and Cadiz in Trigg County Wednesday afternoon.

A tanker truck with a load of sodium hydroxide ran off the road on Tuesday night.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, it’s blocked about a mile north of the U.S. 68 intersection in Trigg County, between Wallonia and Cadiz. It is near the intersection of KY 276 with International Drive, which runs through the Industrial Park.

The crew on site indicates offloading of the tanker has been completed.  Efforts to recover the truck are just getting started and there could be some environmental cleanup work to complete.

Estimated duration is extended three hours to approximately 6 p.m.

Local traffic on Ky 276 can detour along International Drive.

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