foss http://wkms.org en 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 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 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 Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Three http://wkms.org/post/bridge-collapse-hearings-day-three <p>Hearings continue today in the US Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board investigation into the late January<a href="http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Allision"> allision</a> of the cargo ship Delta Mariner into the Eggners Ferry Bridge. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:46:50 +0000 Gary Pitts 17680 at http://wkms.org Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Three Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Two http://wkms.org/post/bridge-collapse-hearings-day-two <p>On the second day of hearings on the January 26<sup>th</sup> Eggners Ferry Bridge accident, Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board questioned workers involved in the elision involving a Foss Maritime cargo ship and the bridge connecting Aurora to Land Between the Lakes. &nbsp;U.S. Coast Guard Court Recorder Nick Parham says as they investigate the causes of the crash, officials could discover that decisions made by multiple people led to the crash:</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:29:34 +0000 Casey Northcutt & Chad Lampe 17665 at http://wkms.org Bridge Collapse Hearings: Day Two 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 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 Owners File Federal Lawsuit http://wkms.org/post/delta-mariner-owners-file-federal-lawsuit <p>The owners of a cargo ship that struck and collapsed part of the Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge say they were not responsible because some of the bridge&#39;s lights were not working. Delta Mariner owner Foss Maritime made the claim in a federal lawsuit seeking to remove any liability from the late January collision on Kentucky Lake. The Miller Law Firm in Paducah is representing Foss in the suit. U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman Lt. Jennifer Jessee says all aspects of the wreck are being reviewed and no cause has been determined.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 19:17:21 +0000 Shelly Baskin 16937 at http://wkms.org