kentucky transportation cabinet http://wkms.org en Old Ledbetter Bridge Partially Collapses, KYTC to Conduct Investigation http://wkms.org/post/old-ledbetter-bridge-partially-collapses-kytc-conduct-investigation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports that part of the Old </span>Ledbetter<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bridge over the Tennessee River collapsed early this morning.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Kentucky State Police contacted KYTC&nbsp;engineers with word that the two land-based piers at the west end of the structure and the 3 approach spans supported on the McCracken County side of the river had dropped to the ground around 2:10 AM Sunday.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:22:18 +0000 Rob Canning 41479 at http://wkms.org Old Ledbetter Bridge Partially Collapses, KYTC to Conduct Investigation KYTC Seeks Info on Damage Caused to Brookport Bridge, Imposes Load Limit http://wkms.org/post/kytc-seeks-info-damage-caused-brookport-bridge-imposes-load-limit <p>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking information about damage to a support beam of the U.S. 45 Ohio River Bridge connecting Paducah and Brookport, Illinois.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:38:20 +0000 John Null 41387 at http://wkms.org KYTC Seeks Info on Damage Caused to Brookport Bridge, Imposes Load Limit Old Ledbetter Bridge Sinks Farther Over Weekend http://wkms.org/post/old-ledbetter-bridge-sinks-farther-over-weekend <p>A sensor placed on the Old Ledbetter Bridge Friday by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet engineers and inspectors detected additional movement in west approach spans on the Old Ledbetter Bridge this weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp; Mon, 19 May 2014 11:46:52 +0000 Troy Taylor 40649 at http://wkms.org Old Ledbetter Bridge Sinks Farther Over Weekend KYTC Officials Plan Emergency Demolition of Old Ledbetter Bridge Following Landslide http://wkms.org/post/kytc-officials-plan-emergency-demolition-old-ledbetter-bridge-following-landslide <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has arranged for emergency demolition of the old U.S. 60 bridge over the Tennessee River between McCracken and Livingston counties.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 20:54:22 +0000 Rob Canning 40588 at http://wkms.org KYTC Officials Plan Emergency Demolition of Old Ledbetter Bridge Following Landslide Additional Movement Detected at Old Ledbetter Bridge http://wkms.org/post/additional-movement-detected-old-ledbetter-bridge-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky&nbsp;transportation officials say further movement has been detected in approach spans at the Old Ledbetter&nbsp;bridge over the Tennessee River.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Transportation Cabinet said Tuesday that the approach spans showed 2.25 inches of movement in the past 48 hours.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 14:28:31 +0000 Troy Taylor 40552 at http://wkms.org Additional Movement Detected at Old Ledbetter Bridge KYTC: $68M Spent on Snow and Ice Removal This Winter http://wkms.org/post/kytc-68m-spent-snow-and-ice-removal-winter <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spent more than $68 million on snow and ice removal this winter, while more than doubling the salt usage of a typical winter.</p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:02:24 +0000 John Null 40030 at http://wkms.org KYTC: $68M Spent on Snow and Ice Removal This Winter Road Conditions Improving in Western Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/road-conditions-improving-western-kentucky <p></p><p>Western Kentucky roadways are improving as crews continue to clear pavement with plows and salt, though some ramps and “C” snow priority routes remained covered.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:09:31 +0000 Troy Taylor 39074 at http://wkms.org Road Conditions Improving in Western Kentucky Road Salt in Low Supply, High Demand in Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/road-salt-low-supply-high-demand-kentucky <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says salt supplies statewide are reaching critically low levels.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">A nationwide salt shortage and perpetual snowfall has diminished supply.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:13:01 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 39066 at http://wkms.org Road Salt in Low Supply, High Demand in Kentucky Protest Rejected, KYTC Committee Prepares to Award Kentucky Lake Bridge Contract http://wkms.org/post/protest-rejected-kytc-committee-prepares-award-kentucky-lake-bridge-contract <p>As a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet bid committee prepares <a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-transportation-cabinet-starts-taking-bids-kentucky-lake-bridge">to award the contract to replace the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake, </a>a protest filed against the low-bidding construction company has been rejected.</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:57:34 +0000 John Null 38501 at http://wkms.org Protest Rejected, KYTC Committee Prepares to Award Kentucky Lake Bridge Contract KYTC Awards $30M Contract for Madisonville I-69 Interchange http://wkms.org/post/kytc-awards-30m-contract-madisonville-i-69-interchange <p>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a $30 million dollar contract to reconstruct a major interchange in Hopkins County, as part of the ongoing Interstate 69 project.</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:32:03 +0000 John Null 37998 at http://wkms.org KYTC Awards $30M Contract for Madisonville I-69 Interchange