Interstate 75 in Kentucky

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This article is about the section of Interstate 75 in Kentucky. For the entire length of the highway, see Interstate 75.

Interstate 75 marker

Interstate 75
Route information
Maintained by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Length: 191.78 mi[2] (308.64 km)
Existed: 1960s[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: I‑75 at Tennessee state line
  I‑64 in Lexington
I‑71 in Walton
I‑275 in Erlanger
North end: I‑71 / I‑75 at Ohio state line
Highway system
KY 74 KY 75

Interstate 75 (I-75) runs from near Williamsburg to Covington by way of Lexington in the U.S. state of Kentucky. I-75 enters the Cumberland Plateau region from Tennessee, then descends into the Bluegrass region through the Pottsville Escarpment before crossing the Ohio River into Ohio. I-75 follows along the U.S. Route 25 corridor for the entire length of Kentucky.

Route description[edit]

Lane configurations[edit]

Interstate 75 north of Lexington
  • Brent Spence Bridge over Ohio River (4 lanes each way, SB lanes above NB lanes)
  • From 5th St. exit in Covington (192) to I-275 (185) (4 SB - extra climbing lane, 3 NB)
  • Through I-275 interchange (3 lanes each way)
  • From I-275 (exit 185) to I-71 split (exit 173) (4 lanes each way)
  • From I-71 split (exit 173) to milepost 70 south of Berea (3 lanes each way)
  • From milepost 70 to milepost 56 (2 lanes each way)
  • From milepost 56 to milepost 52 (4 NB — extra climbing lane, 3 SB)
  • From milepost 52 to milepost 41 north of London (2 lanes each way, currently in the process of being widened to 3 lanes each way)
  • From milepost 41 to milepost 38 bypassing London (3 through lanes each way, NB auxiliary lane for KY 80 exit and SB auxiliary lane for KY 192 exit)
  • From milepost 38 to milepost 33 north of Corbin (3 lanes each way)
  • From milepost 33 to Tennessee line (2 lanes each way)

Exit list[edit]


County Location Mile km Exit Destinations Notes
Whitley Williamsburg 0.00 0.00 I‑75 continues south into Tennessee
11 US 25W / KY 92 – Williamsburg, Pineville
15 US 25W – Williamsburg
Laurel Corbin 25 US 25W (Cumberland Falls Highway) – Corbin
29 US 25E (Corbin Bypass) – Corbin, Barbourville
London 38 KY 192 (B. W. Ridge Road) – London
41 KY 80 / Hal Rogers Parkway – London, Somerset, Hazard
East Bernstadt 49 KY 909 to US 25 (Wilderness Road Heritage Highway) – Livingston
Rockcastle Mount Vernon 59 US 25 / US 150 (Wilderness Road Heritage Highway) – Mt. Vernon, Livingston
62 US 25 (Richmond Street) – Mt. Vernon, Renfro Valley
Madison Berea 76 KY 21 (E. Chestnut Street, W. Paint Lick Road) to US 25 – Berea
77 KY 595 (Walnut Meadow Pike) to KY 956 – Berea
Richmond 83 To US 25 / Duncannon Lane – Richmond
87 KY 876 (Eastern Bypass) – Richmond, Lancaster
90 US 25 (Martin Bypass) – Richmond, Irvine
95 KY 627 (Boonesboro Road) – Boonesboro, Winchester
97 US 25 south / US 421 south (Lexington Road) – Richmond, Clays Ferry South end of US 25 / US 421 overlap
Fayette Lexington 99 US 25 north / US 421 north (Old Richmond Road) – Lexington, Clays Ferry North end of US 25 / US 421 overlap
104 KY 418 (Athens-Boonesboro Road) – Lexington, Athens, Boonesboro
108 KY 1425 / Man o' War Boulevard – Lexington
110 US 60 (Winchester Road) – Lexington, Winchester
111 I‑64 east – Winchester, Ashland South end of I-64 overlap
113 US 27 / US 68 (North Broadway) – Lexington, Paris
115 KY 922 (Newtown Pike) – Lexington, Georgetown
118 I‑64 west – Frankfort, Louisville North end of I-64 overlap
120 KY 1973 (Iron Works Pike) to US 25 – Lexington, Georgetown
Scott Georgetown 125 US 460 (Paris Pike) – Georgetown, Paris Northbound exit and southbound entrance
126 US 62 (Cherry Blossom Way) – Georgetown, Cynthiana
129 KY 620 (Cherry Blossom Way) to US 25 – Georgetown
Sadieville 136 KY 32 (Porter Road) to US 25 – Sadieville, Cynthiana
Grant Corinth 144 KY 330 (Owenton Road) – Corinth, Owenton
Williamstown 154 KY 36 to US 25 – Williamstown
156 Barnes Road
Dry Ridge 159 KY 22 / KY 467 (Broadway Street) – Dry Ridge, Owenton
Crittenden 166 KY 491 (Violet Road) – Crittenden
Kenton
No major junctions
Boone Walton 171 KY 14 / KY 16 (Mary Grubbs Highway) to US 25 – Walton, Independence
173 I‑71 south – Louisville South end of I-71 overlap
Union 175 KY 338 (Richwood Drive) to US 25 – Union, Walton
178 KY 536 (Mt. Zion Road) – Union, Independence
Florence 180 US 127 / US 42 – Florence, Union, Erlanger
180A Steinburg Drive, Mall Road Southbound exit and northbound entrance
181 KY 18 (Burlington Pike) – Florence
182 KY 1017 (Turfway Road) / KY 842 – Florence
Kenton Erlanger 184 KY 236 (Commonwealth Avenue, Donaldson Highway) – Erlanger
185 I‑275 to I‑471 north – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Fort Mitchell 186 KY 371 (Buttermilk Pike) – Fort Mitchell, Crescent Springs
188 US 25 / US 127 / US 42 (Dixie Highway) – Fort Mitchell, Fort Wright
Fort Wright 189 KY 1072 (Kyles Lane)
Covington 191 US 25 / US 127 / US 42 (Pike Street) / Twelfth Street – Covington
192 KY 8 (Fifth Street, Fourth Street) – Covington
191.78 308.64 Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River
I‑75 continues north into Ohio
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ Interstate 50th Anniversary (KTC)[dead link]
  2. ^ "FHWA Route Log". Fhwa.dot.gov. 2002-10-31. Retrieved 2013-01-26. 


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