US 41 is blocked at the intersection of KY 112 in Earlington due to a sinkhole, transportation officials said on Wednesday.

The roadway has been closed since about 12:30 p.m. Central Time.

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) crews is on site to make repairs.

According to KYTC, it will take about two hours to repair.

Traffic is being detoured along side streets.

Trucks should self-detour via Interstate 69 or another appropriate state route, KYTC said.

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(This story was originally published on September 19, 2018)