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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wants to repair at least 45 bridges across west Kentucky over the next six years.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has designated the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway Corridor as a future Interstate 169 spur corridor.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says it will close the new Lake Barkley Bridge on highway 68/80 Wednesday morning to allow for the demolition of the old adjacent bridge.

Taylor Inman, WKMS

A bridge linking Kentucky and Illinois has reopened almost a week after it was closed by floodwaters.

MATT MARKGRAF, WKMS

The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would begin charging people for multiple handicap parking placards.

Taylor Inman, WKMS

Update:

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said in a release on Friday that the Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge will close at 6 p.m. as floodwaters approach the levee.

 

They said the bridge is expected to be closed for a week but could be extended if the flood crest is revised upward.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has proposed budgeting $1 billion dollars in bridge and roadway repairs in their 2018 Recommended Highway Plan.

National Weather Service Paducah

Monday Evening:

A winter storm warning is now in effect, until 4 a.m. Additional snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches is expected tonight, on top of the snow today and remaining snow from the storm last week.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

A multi-state convenience store operator is renovating and reopening a prominent rest stop in west Kentucky that closed earlier this year. 

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  Officials say Kentucky plans to halt 16,000 drivers from renewing their vehicle registrations for repeatedly failing to pay Ohio River bridge tolls.

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