eggners ferry bridge

The Bridge
4:18 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Bridge Truss Trip Ends Tonight at Site

Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White

A flotilla carrying the replacement span of the Eggners Ferry Bridge and two massive cranes will complete its trip tonight.

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Morning Cram
9:38 am
Mon May 14, 2012

the morning cram [let me get one wave, just one wave edition]

wikipedia.org

"...but I knew you wouldn't miss the fifty year storm."

NPR reports "Wingnut", "Frosty", and "Fathead" are all surfers, but they're also Santa Cruz city council members, and now they have a World Surf Reserve.

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The Bridge
8:50 am
Mon May 14, 2012

New Eggners Ferry Bridge Span Moving to Site Today

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky Transportation Officials say it will likely be sometime today before the new span for the Eggners Ferry Bridge and the two cranes required to lift it into place can be moved from the Eddyville Riverport to the bridge site.  

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The Bridge
4:25 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Eggners Ferry Replacement Span Loaded on Barges for Transport

Hall Contracting successfully moved a replacement span for the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge from an assembly area onto a barge today.  The 4-hour transfer of the 300 ton steel truss was the first step toward getting the new span moved to the bridge.

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The Bridge
7:41 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Eggner’s Ferry Bridge Repair Update

Engineers working to repair the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake are optimistic they will be able to move a 322 foot replacement truss to the bridge site by Saturday.  

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The Bridge
4:52 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Bridge Span Will Make Trip Up River In Coming Days

KYTC

Engineers are optimistic they will be able to load and move the replacement span of the Eggners Ferry Bridge  by barge on Friday or Saturday, but contractors note there are still plenty of details to work through.

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Afternoon Update
3:52 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/3/12

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Today on NPR: Daniel Chong, a California college senior, was forgotten in a federal holding cell without food or water for five days.

 

Around the Commonwealth:

A snake was the cause of a power outage affecting Murray and parts of Calloway County this morning.

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Education
3:15 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Graves High School Class Visits Eggners Ferry Bridge

A group of about 20 Graves County High School math and engineering students visited the Eddyville Riverport site where Hall Contracting is constructing a new span for the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1 Chief Engineer Jim LeFevre explained the process and answered questions concerning the construction process, load calculations, and computer designs. Hall Contracting has a $7 million contract to replace the missing span and get it open to traffic by Memorial Day weekend before a $50,000 per day penalty becomes enforced.

Afternoon Update
4:34 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 4/24/12

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Today on NPR: Missouri teen Maura Pozek has gotten a reputation for the unusual dresses she makes. Her first material was Doritos bags. Then it was soda can tabs. This year, she says, "I had to top myself somehow."

Frankfort:

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The Bridge
3:10 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Beshear Explains Staging for Bridge Repair

The next step in the repair project for the Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake is underway.

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