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Government
12:13 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Eggners Ferry Bridge - Closed Tuesday Night (Dec 23)

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UPDATE, Monday (12/22/14) - The Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake will be closed Tuesday night from 9 PM to 5 AM Wednesday morning. 

The closure is to allow contractors to place concrete for Pier #8 as part of construction of the New Eggners Ferry Bridge. The contractor will place message boards along US 68 in Marshall and Trigg Counties and on KY 80 in Calloway County to alert the public to the overnight closure.   There will be a marked detour between Cadiz and Aurora via Interstate 24 and the Purchase Parkway. 

KYTC says expect a closure once a week for the next few months. 

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Infrastructure
12:17 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

KYTC Contractors Progress on New Kentucky Lake Bridge Project

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says foundation work on the New Eggners Ferry Bridge will begin soon.

Last week, Johnson Brothers Construction notified the US Coast Guard that it's placing a construction flotilla on the water to start work on a pier near the east side of Kentucky Lake. 

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Government
4:12 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Federal Judge: Eggners Ferry Bridge Lawsuit Should Be Heard in Kentucky Court

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A federal judge says the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's lawsuit against employees of Foss Maritime Co. should be heard in a state circuit court. 

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Government
12:32 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

KYTC Awards Contract For Eggner's Ferry Bridge Replacement

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded the construction contract to replace the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge to Texas-based Johnson Brothers Corporation. 

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Transportation
12:57 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Protest Rejected, KYTC Committee Prepares to Award Kentucky Lake Bridge Contract

As a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet bid committee prepares to award the contract to replace the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake, a protest filed against the low-bidding construction company has been rejected.

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Roads & Highways
3:19 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Starts Taking Bids for Kentucky Lake Bridge

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet began taking bids today for a new bridge over Kentucky Lake in Aurora.

The project includes demolishing and replacing the Eggners Ferry Bridge.

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Kenlake Bridge
8:42 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Kentucky Lake Bridge Project Bids Coming In December

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is moving forward with the bidding phase for a new bridge over the Kentucky Lake in Aurora.

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Traffic
11:18 am
Fri September 6, 2013

KYTC Halts Traffic On Eggner's Ferry Bridge For Second Road Test

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to halt traffic again on Eggner’s Ferry Bridge across Kentucky Lake for about 15 minutes at noon tomorrow.  Engineering crews will be performing the second of three dynamic road tests on the site of the Lagoon Bridge. The first was conducted last Friday

KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd said the tests consist of placing hundreds of tons of weight on top of pilings at the lake’s bottom and detonating an explosive charge to measure their integrity.

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Government
1:04 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Dynamic Road Tests Continue On Lagoon Bridge Construction

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Engineers working with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are planning more dynamic road tests to gauge the strength of the Lagoon Bridge which will eventually replace the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake.  The first was conducted last Friday, halting traffic across the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge for about half an hour. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd said at least three more tests are planned.  They consist of placing hundreds of tons of weight on top of pilings at the lake’s bottom and detonating an explosive charge to measure their integrity.

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Traffic
12:15 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Eggner's Ferry Bridge Construction Test Stops KY 80 Traffic

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to stop traffic on the US 68/KY 80 Eggner's Ferry Bridge across Kentucky Lake at 3 PM this afternoon for about 10 to 15 minutes. The halt is to allow a load test, part of construction work on the new Eggner's Ferry Bridge.  For the test, the contractor has placed several hundred tons of weight on top of a piling for the Lagoon Bridge.  An explosive charge will be detonated which will cause the load to bounce.  Data gathered from sensors on the piling will be used in the design of footers for the main bridge piers. The Eggner's Ferry Bridge serves as the western entrance to Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

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