delta mariner http://wkms.org en NTSB Issues Findings in Eggners Ferry Bridge Crash http://wkms.org/post/ntsb-issues-findings-eggners-ferry-bridge-crash <p>The National Transportation Safety Board says the January 2012 allision between the cargo ship the Delta Mariner and the Eggners Ferry Bridge resulted from poor bridge span lighting and crew inattention to available navigational tools. The ship sheared off a 300 foot span of the bridge that crosses Kentucky Lake. No one was injured.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 21:18:38 +0000 Chad Lampe 31645 at http://wkms.org NTSB Issues Findings in Eggners Ferry Bridge Crash Eggners Ferry Bridge Walkers Impressed with Work http://wkms.org/post/eggners-ferry-bridge-walkers-impressed-work <p>The Eggners Ferry Bridge reopened today to traffic across Kentucky Lake from Marshall County to Land Between the Lakes. &nbsp;The bridge had been closed since late January after a cargo ship struck and collapsed a 322 foot span. Prior to the reopening the highway department allowed for visitors to walk or bike across the bridge.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 17:57:23 +0000 Chad Lampe 18130 at http://wkms.org Eggners Ferry Bridge Walkers Impressed with Work Afternoon Round-Up 5/18/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-51812 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/17/152778559/two-gray-titles-one-sexy-mix-up">People are confusing <em>Between Shades of Gray</em>, a novel about a Lithuanian girl exiled to Siberia, with the saucy S&amp;M blockbuster, <em>Fifty Shades of Grey</em>.</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p> Fri, 18 May 2012 21:20:41 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18042 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/18/12 Delta Mariner to Pass Under Eggner's Ferry Bridge Tonight http://wkms.org/post/delta-mariner-pass-under-eggners-ferry-bridge-tonight <p>The cargo ship The Delta Mariner is expected to pass under the bridge around 6 tonight. This is the first time the ship will pass under the bridge that it mangled since the new span has been in place. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 May 2012 20:41:37 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18038 at http://wkms.org Delta Mariner to Pass Under Eggner's Ferry Bridge Tonight Beshear to Visit West KY For Update on Eggners Ferry http://wkms.org/post/beshear-visit-west-ky-update-eggners-ferry <p>Governor Steve Beshear will be in Eddyville Tuesday with an update on repair work to the Eggners Ferry Bridge. Beshear along with Chief District Engineer Jim Lefevre and Tom Roberts of Hall Contracting will be at the Lyon County Riverport Authority at 1:30.</p><p>It&rsquo;s likely they&rsquo;ll discuss staging for repair work on the bridge that lost a 300 foot span after a cargo ship crashed into the road deck in January.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:39:23 +0000 Chad Lampe 17731 at http://wkms.org Beshear to Visit West KY For Update on Eggners Ferry Eggners Ferry Bridge Hearings Conclude http://wkms.org/post/eggners-ferry-bridge-hearings-conclude <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 150%; ">Joint U.S. Coast Guard/National Transportation Safety Board hearings on the January crash of a cargo ship into the </span><st1:place style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 150%; " w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Eggners</st1:placename> <st1:placename w:st="on">Ferry</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Bridge</st1:placetype></st1:place><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 150%; "> concluded Friday with testimony from vessel pilot Michael Collins. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:59:26 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17721 at http://wkms.org Eggners Ferry Bridge Hearings Conclude Local Reaction to Bridge Hearings http://wkms.org/post/local-reaction-bridge-hearings <p>Testimony provided during the Coast Guard hearings on the crash that collapsed a portion of the Eggners Ferry Bridge has provided some answers for those who&#39;s livelihood depend on the bridge traffic. Some information shocked Aurora restaurant owner Bertha Wilson who attended hearings earlier in the week:</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:19:37 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17706 at http://wkms.org Local Reaction to Bridge Hearings Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Four http://wkms.org/post/bridge-collapse-hearings-day-four <p>The fourth day of the Eggners Ferry Bridge Hearings began with testimony from the former third mate on the Delta Mariner. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:16:09 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17694 at http://wkms.org Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Four Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day One http://wkms.org/post/bridge-collapse-hearings-day-one <p>The first day testimonies in the Coast Guard’s Eggners Ferry Bridge hearing revolved around navigation lights. The hearing began yesterday and explored the causes of the January 26 incident involving a Foss Maritime cargo ship that collided with and collapsed a section of the bridge connecting Aurora to Land Between the Lakes.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:23:58 +0000 Casey Northcutt & Chad Lampe 17651 at http://wkms.org Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day One Coast Guard Hearing on Bridge Begins http://wkms.org/post/coast-guard-hearing-bridge-begins <p>The US Coast Guard will begin a formal hearing today to hear testimony regarding the collision between a cargo ship and the Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge in late January. January 26<sup>th</sup>, the cargo ship Delta Mariner struck the span crossing Kentucky Lake causing portions to collapse. There were no deaths or injuries. Coast Guard officials say the purpose of the investigation is to examine the causes of the incident and make recommendations to help avoid similar incidents. It is not intended to determine civil or criminal responsibility. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:44:14 +0000 Gary Pitts 17640 at http://wkms.org Coast Guard Hearing on Bridge Begins