eggners ferry bridge

Society
4:58 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

Eggner's Ferry Bridge Lights Out Before Delta Mariner Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says Kentucky had received a warning about downed lights on the Eggners Ferry Bridge a month before a cargo ship struck it collapsing a 300-foot span. 

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Government
9:11 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Construction Continues on the Eggners Ferry Bridge

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge from 8 am until about noon today.  

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Afternoon Update
3:59 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 7/2/12

The Arab Spring put the project on hold, but by October 2011, Tunisia's newly instated government provided the permits necessary for the renovation to begin.
facebook.com/StarWars

Today on NPR: When Star Wars fans saw that the dwelling in the Tunisian desert was decaying, they jumped into hyperspace — OK, the Internet — to save it. A call on Facebook to help restore the sandy igloo first featured in Episode IV: A New Hope netted $11,000.

Rising Temps:

Ten counties in our area have opened cooling stations.

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The Bridge
1:00 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Eggners Ferry Bridge Lights Repaired

Traffic is back to normal on the Eggners Ferry Bridge, which connects Marshall County to Land Between the Lakes. Repair work on navigation lights restricted traffic this morning. 

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Morning Cram
9:13 am
Mon July 2, 2012

the morning cram [God particle edition]

NPR reports before we get to the fireworks on the Fourth of July, we might see some pyrotechnics from a giant physics experiment near Geneva, Switzerland.

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Roads
8:30 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Lights Out on Eggners Ferry Bridge

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet electrical crew is checking the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge after navigation lights failed overnight. 

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Society
12:14 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Plans to clean up bridge debris begin

Marshall and Trigg Counties’ Judge Executives are talking with representatives from Foss Maritime about handling the wreckage left from  Eggner’s Ferry Bridge collapse. 

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Afternoon Update
4:18 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/25/12

James Selesnick U.S. Army

Today on NPR: Some patients that doctors are in too big of a hurry. That is troubling — and frustrating — to physicians who feel that they are already packing more into every workday and are stretched thin by paperwork.

 

Four Rivers Region:

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Morning Cram
9:29 am
Fri May 25, 2012

the morning cram [now those are some golden arches edition]

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I hope I look that good when I'm 75. (I know, it's a suspension bridge)

NPR reports the Golden Gate Bridge turns 75 this weekend.

Kentucky ~ Our own bridge is open today...who wants to go first? A fugitive was lured into arrest by a facebook profile (that's just like a fake woman). 

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