Large stretch of I-65 was shut down due to icy conditions

An accident on Interstate 65 near Seymour seen from Chopper 8 on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
An accident on Interstate 65 near Seymour seen from Chopper 8 on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A large stretch of Interstate 65, south of Indianapolis, was shut down on Tuesday morning because of icy conditions, snow and a number of crashes on the roadway.

The Indiana Department of Transportation reported around 9:30 a.m. that all northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 65 were closed between Exit 16 at Memphis and Exit 76 at Taylorsville.

Northbound and southbound lanes of I-65 have reopened, but motorists are advised to reduce speed according to conditions and anticipate delays.

There was also a crash on I-65 involving a double-trailer truck near Jonesville.

For a map that shows county by county travel statuses, click here.

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