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Update:  The US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton is now open to traffic. The bridge reopened early Thursday morning.

The existing bridge connecting Land Between the Lakes to Trigg County is expected to open back up to traffic on time. 

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The new Lake Barkley Bridge could have its arch in place on Valentine’s Day.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said in a release February 14 is the target date for placing the $20 million, 550-foot main span on the new structure. 

J. Tyler Franklin

A report written by an attorney for a special House committee says the panel couldn't prove that Gov. Matt Bevin stopped a road project in retaliation against a Democratic lawmaker who rejected the governor's request to become Republican.

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Officials have announced that the new Ohio River bridge in eastern Jefferson County will open to traffic on Sunday, Dec. 18.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is adding automated vehicle location equipment to many of its snow trucks this winter.

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Governor Matt Bevin says pay raises will be awarded to more than half of the workforce in the state Transportation Cabinet. 

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As Kentuckians continue to enjoy low gas prices, the state’s road fund has suffered because of lost revenue from the motor fuels tax.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has paid $625,000 dollars to a highway contractor over a delay in a Jessamine County road project and agreed to pay the contractor another $850,000 if work doesn't start by May 1. 

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin joined Indiana Gov. Mike Pence in Henderson Thursday to sign a memorandum of understanding initiating the study and design of a new Ohio River bridge for Interstate 69, connecting Henderson to Evansville, Ind.

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Update: The contractor working on a portion of the I-69 corridor in western Kentucky was unable to install a temporary barrier last night as planned on the eastbound lane of I-24 in Marshall county Tuesday due to weather. The installation is now scheduled for 8 p.m. June 1.

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