coast gaurd http://wkms.org en Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Five http://wkms.org/post/bridge-collapse-hearings-day-five <p>River Pilot Michael Collins says he tried to steer the Delta Mariner through an alternate span of the Eggners Ferry Bridge with confidence he would clear the road deck prior to the accident. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:16:34 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17709 at http://wkms.org Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Five 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 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 Bridge Collapse Coast Guard Hearing Scheduled http://wkms.org/post/bridge-collapse-coast-guard-hearing-scheduled <p>A Coast Guard hearing on the collapse of the Eggner&#39;s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake begins April 16 in Paducah. The hearing will set the stage for a comprehensive Coast Guard report.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 21:34:14 +0000 Chad Lampe 17520 at http://wkms.org Bridge Collapse Coast Guard Hearing Scheduled Delta Mariner Moved from Site of Bridge Collision http://wkms.org/post/delta-mariner-moved-site-bridge-collision <p>From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:48:57 +0000 Shelly Baskin 16817 at http://wkms.org Delta Mariner Moved from Site of Bridge Collision