Interstate 75 in Kentucky

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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. 


Interstate 75
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