greenway trail http://wkms.org en Greenway Trail Enters Next Phase of Construction Causing Detour at Brookport Bridge http://wkms.org/post/greenway-trail-enters-next-phase-construction-causing-detour-brookport-bridge <p>The US 45 Brookport Bridge will be closed for three weeks as the next phase of the Greenway Trail begins, meaning an estimated 5,000 vehicles will need to detour around the construction.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah Parks and Recreation Director Mark Thompson says tunnel under the highway will connect the downtown and Noble Park portions of the trail. He says the project will create a safe route across the highway.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:37:03 +0000 Whitney Jones 41936 at http://wkms.org Greenway Trail Enters Next Phase of Construction Causing Detour at Brookport Bridge Greenway Trail Underpass Construction Begins/Brookport Bridge Closed 21 Days http://wkms.org/post/greenway-trail-underpass-construction-beginsbrookport-bridge-closed-21-days <p>Crews will begin installing detour signs Monday in Paducah in preparation for the&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;closing of the Brookport Bridge to install an underpass connecting two sections of the Greenway Trail. Contractors will have 21 consecutive days to install the 52-foot long lighted underpass at U-S 45.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:12:32 +0000 Troy Taylor 41870 at http://wkms.org Greenway Trail Underpass Construction Begins/Brookport Bridge Closed 21 Days Paducah City Commission Green-lights Greenway Trail HWY 45 Underpass http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commission-green-lights-greenway-trail-hwy-45-underpass <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Work on Paducah’s Greenway Trail underpass will begin as early as next month after the Paducah City Commission approved the contract for ICA Engineering on construction and testing for Phase 2 Tuesday night. </span></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline;">City Engineer Rick Murphy said the project will cost around $650,000, which is under appropriations by $240,000. Construction will begin next month depending on weather.</span> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 04:14:26 +0000 Lance Dennee 38919 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commission Green-lights Greenway Trail HWY 45 Underpass Paducah Requesting Bids for Third Greenway Trail Section http://wkms.org/post/paducah-requesting-bids-third-greenway-trail-section <p></p><p>The City of Paducah is requesting bids for the third section of the Clyde S. Boyle Memorial Greenway Trail after the state approved design plans last week.</p><p>City spokesperson Pam Spencer says the third section includes a tunnel under U.S. 45/Cairo Road and connects the two existing segments of the greenway. She says construction should start this fall on the 1.2 mile section and be open to the public next spring. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:25:52 +0000 Whitney Jones 33330 at http://wkms.org Paducah Requesting Bids for Third Greenway Trail Section Paducah City Commission Meeting http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commission-meeting-0 <p>Paducah&rsquo;s Henry Clay Park is getting a new name. &nbsp;City commissioners voted last night to rename the park in honor of former Mayor Albert Jones who served from 1996 until 2000.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:28:41 +0000 Heidi Couch 19718 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commission Meeting Afternoon Round-Up 4/24/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-42412 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>Missouri teen Maura Pozek has gotten a reputation for the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/24/151295590/cardboard-prom-dress-is-just-the-right-fit-for-this-young-woman">unusual dresses</a> she makes. Her first material was Doritos bags. Then it was soda can tabs. This year, she says, &quot;I had to top myself somehow.&quot;</p><p><strong>Frankfort:</strong></p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:34:09 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17745 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/24/12 Next Phase of Greenway Trail Ready to Bid http://wkms.org/post/next-phase-greenway-trail-ready-bid <p><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">The City of Paducah has received the green light from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to take bids for the next phase of the Greenway Trail project. This phase will complete a new stretch of trail that follows the floodwall earthen levee from the Expo Center in downtown Paducah to North 8<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Street near the Brookport Bridge. Bids will be advertised this weekend with a bid opening scheduled in May. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:26:27 +0000 Gary Pitts 17744 at http://wkms.org