TRAFFIC ALERT: Large tree shuts down road at Clark County line

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Athens Boonesboro Road has been shut down near the Fayette-Clark County line after a large tree fell on the roadway.

Dispatchers in Clark County say the tree fell around 3a.m. Friday.

When it fell, it took dirt and debris along with it, covering the road.

Athens Boonesboro is now closed between Halls on the River and the Waterfront Cafe.

The state highway department is on scene and working to clear up the mess, but they say they expect the road to be closed for the next several hours.