I- 24 Ohio River Bridge

11:23 am
Mon June 2, 2014

I-24 Ohio River Bridge Work Expected to Delay Illinois-Bound Traffic

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Intense road work along the I-24 Ohio River Bridge is expected to cause heavy traffic delays throughout the week.

Road crews from the Illinois Department of Transportation are milling the westbound lanes of the I-24 Bridge between Paducah and Metropolis, Illinois as part of ongoing deck rehabilitation on the bridge. 

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4:24 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Wreck Blocking Traffic at I-24 Ohio River Bridge

I-24 Bridge
C Hanchey, Flickr

We have a report of a multi-vehicle crash blocking traffic on I-24 Westbound at the Ohio River Bridge in Paducah. Officials have set up a detour at Exit 3, rerouting to US 45 and the Irvin Cobb Bridge, but no commercial trucks are allowed on this route. Officials estimate it will take another four hours to restore traffic across the bridge.