hall contracting http://wkms.org en Bridge to Re-Open Today http://wkms.org/post/bridge-re-open-today <p>The U.S. 68/KY U.S. 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge repairs have been completed and state officials have sent word the span is to be reopened today.</p><p>9:00 UPDATE</p><p>As Kentucky Transportation officials and contractors finalize work to re-open the Eggners Ferry Bridge today, the span will be open to pedestrian and bike traffic beginning this morning at nine.&nbsp; KYTC spokesman Keith Todd says anyone visiting the bridge should park off of the roadway and will still need to be careful as crews continue clean-up and finishing work.&nbsp; There is an event scheduled for noon in the middle of the new span, and visitors will need to be off the bridge by 1 p.m.&nbsp; Officials are hoping to have the crossing open to vehicle traffic at that time.&nbsp; Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he&rsquo;s pleased repairs will be completed ahead of the May 27<sup>th</sup> deadline and by a Kentucky company.</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 21:13:33 +0000 WKMS Staff 18118 at http://wkms.org Bridge to Re-Open Today Eggners Ferry Bridge Repairs are On Track http://wkms.org/post/eggners-ferry-bridge-repairs-are-track <p>The Eggners Ferry Bridge may open a few hours ahead of schedule this Memorial Day weekend, but officials say don&#39;t plan on it. Yesterday, crews worked on the curbs and guardrails.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 13:54:55 +0000 Todd Hatton & Kentucky Transportation Cabinet 18100 at http://wkms.org Eggners Ferry Bridge Repairs are On Track Eggners Ferry Bridge Nearly Whole Again http://wkms.org/post/eggners-ferry-bridge-nearly-whole-again <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">Construction workers poured the concrete deck for the replacement span of the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge yesterday morning.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 21 May 2012 12:23:20 +0000 Gary Pitts 18047 at http://wkms.org Eggners Ferry Bridge Nearly Whole Again Eggners Ferry Bridge Span Makes it Down http://wkms.org/post/eggners-ferry-bridge-span-makes-it-down <p>A replacement span for a collapsed portion of the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge is now at the bridge site. A 3-barge flotilla took just over 5 hours yesterday to navigate the 30 miles from the Eddyville Riverport, down Lake Barkley, through the LBL Canal, and up Kentucky Lake.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 14:07:56 +0000 Gary Pitts 17975 at http://wkms.org Eggners Ferry Bridge Span Makes it Down New Eggners Ferry Bridge Span Moving to Site Today http://wkms.org/post/new-eggners-ferry-bridge-span-moving-site-today <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">Kentucky Transportation Officials say it will likely be sometime today before the new span for the Eggners Ferry Bridge and the two cranes required to lift it into place can be moved from the Eddyville Riverport to the bridge site.</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 14 May 2012 13:50:09 +0000 Todd Hatton 17955 at http://wkms.org New Eggners Ferry Bridge Span Moving to Site Today Eggners Ferry Replacement Span Loaded on Barges for Transport http://wkms.org/post/eggners-ferry-replacement-span-loaded-barges-transport <p>Hall Contracting successfully moved a replacement span for the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge from an assembly area onto a barge today.&nbsp; The 4-hour transfer of the 300 ton steel truss was the first step toward getting the new span moved to the bridge.</p><p> Thu, 10 May 2012 21:25:09 +0000 WKMS Staff Report 17932 at http://wkms.org Eggners Ferry Replacement Span Loaded on Barges for Transport Bridge Span Will Make Trip Up River In Coming Days http://wkms.org/post/bridge-span-will-make-trip-river-coming-days <p><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Engineers are optimistic they will be able to load and move the replacement span of the Eggners Ferry Bridge&nbsp; by barge on Friday or Saturday, but contractors note there are still plenty of details to work through.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 21:52:12 +0000 Chad Lampe & Kentucky Transportation Cabinet 17919 at http://wkms.org Bridge Span Will Make Trip Up River In Coming Days Initial Construction Phase for Eggners Ferry Repairs Nearly Complete http://wkms.org/post/initial-construction-phase-eggners-ferry-repairs-nearly-complete <p>From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:</p><p><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Hall Contracting of Kentucky reports the initial phase of steel assembly as part of efforts to place a new span on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge at Aurora is nearing completion.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 May 2012 20:49:40 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17898 at http://wkms.org Initial Construction Phase for Eggners Ferry Repairs Nearly Complete Beshear Explains Staging for Bridge Repair http://wkms.org/post/beshear-explains-staging-bridge-repair <p>The next step in the repair project for the Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake is underway. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:10:06 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17741 at http://wkms.org Beshear Explains Staging for Bridge Repair 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