replacement span http://wkms.org en Bridge Span Installed Today http://wkms.org/post/bridge-span-installed-today <p>Massive Cranes are hoisting the replacement span for a portion US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge into position. Kentucky Transportation cabinet spokesperson Keith Todd says the 300 foot span is currently suspended six feet above the road bed and being lowered into place. &nbsp;Once the span is in position, a crew will install reinforcing steel and concrete forms to allow workers to pour a new concrete deck on the structure sometime over the next 12 days. The bridge has been closed since January 26th when a cargo ship struck and collapsed the 300 foot section.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 17:31:49 +0000 Drew Adams 17982 at http://wkms.org Bridge Span Installed 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