Truck fire added to traffic woes on Brent Spence Bridge - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Truck fire added to traffic woes on Brent Spence Bridge

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

A truck fire on the Brent Spence Bridge added to the traffic mess on southbound I-75/71 late Saturday afternoon.

The truck fire started at around 5:00 pm near the 5th St exit in Covington. No one was injured in the fire, but crews had to close down all but the far right lane on the highway to clean up the mess.

Traffic this weekend was already delayed to construction on southbound I-71/75 a few miles further south of where the accident happened. That construction blocked the two right lanes on the highway.

Crews cleared the mess at around 6:30 pm. Traffic is still affected by the construction on the highway.

Copyright 2011 FOX19. All Rights Reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • US plan for coal power deregulation could cause more deaths

    US plan for coal power deregulation could cause more deaths

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:25:14 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-08-22 05:15:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during an event to salute U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during an event to salute U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug...

    A plan to be announced in coming days would give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.

    Full Story >

    A plan to be announced in coming days would give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.

    Full Story >
  • Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online

    Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:18:39 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-08-22 05:11:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). First lady Melania Trump speaks as she attends the 6th Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention (FPBP) Summit at Health and Human Service in Rockville, Md., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). First lady Melania Trump speaks as she attends the 6th Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention (FPBP) Summit at Health and Human Service in Rockville, Md., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
    Melania Trump is encouraging technology and social media companies to provide more opportunities for children to share ideas on how to be good citizens online.Full Story >
    Melania Trump is encouraging technology and social media companies to provide more opportunities for children to share ideas on how to be good citizens online.Full Story >
  • Pilot suspended over threat to Oklahoma transgender student

    Pilot suspended over threat to Oklahoma transgender student

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-08-20 16:33:15 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-08-22 05:10:54 GMT
    Frontier Airlines says it has suspended a pilot over comments that authorities deemed threatening to a transgender student in Oklahoma.Full Story >
    Frontier Airlines says it has suspended a pilot over comments that authorities deemed threatening to a transgender student in Oklahoma.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly