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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane Friday morning on the US 45 Ohio River "Brookport" Bridge.  

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A portion of KY 3186 in the Gracey community in Christian County is closed due to the development of a sinkhole. 

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet secretary Mike Hancock resigned Thursday.

Gov. Matt Bevin then named deputy secretary Greg Thomas as acting head of the KYTC. Thomas was appointed by Bevin just last month in the deputy role.

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Officials with the state transportation cabinet are laying out their six year, six billion dollar road plan to Kentucky legislators. The plan focuses on safety and highway congestion issues. Members of the House Budget Review Subcommittee heard a report Tuesday.

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The US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge is down to one lane today as road crews work to pour concrete for the new Kentucky Lake Bridge. 

The closure begins at 10 A.M. and is expected to last about 10 hours. 

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Two new transportation projects are expected to boost Marshall County tourism and provide accessibility to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park.

Gov. Steve Beshear was in Calvert City yesterday to announce funding for a project which will enhance and beautify U-S 62 and its interchange at Interstate 24.

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The Dorena-Hickman Ferry halted operation Tuesday, and is expected to remain closed for up to two weeks. 

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

The Illinois Department of Transportation has discontinued the Interstate 66 Corridor Study aimed at connecting Paducah to East Cape Girardeau, Ill.

An IDOT statement claims the study was scrapped because of a lack of participation from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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As part of its efforts to get Congress to pass a long-term transportation bill, the U.S. Department of Transportation has released an “infrastructure snapshot” that paints a grim portrait of Kentucky’s roads and bridges.

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University of Kentucky archaeologists are finishing their dig at a prehistoric Native American campsite on the edge of Lake Barkley in Canton. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet found the site during land analysis for a new bridge.

Lead Archaeologist Mickey Loughlin said this site ranks high in importance on a 1-10 scale.

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