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KYTC District 1 via Facebook

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has restricted eastbound traffic to one lane on Interstate 24 at the Tennessee River Bridge at the 30 mile marker.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, via Facebook

2nd Update: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the new bridge is now open to two-way traffic.  

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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.

Ryland Barton via Twitter, @RylandKY

Friday Evening Update:

A winter storm warning remains in effect until 9 Friday evening. Heavy snow is moving east across the region and is expected to be out of the region later Friday night. Kentucky Public Radio Capitol Reporter Ryland Barton tweeted that snow has begun falling in Frankfort. 

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  The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is temporarily halting service due to fog on the Mississippi River. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, transportation.ky.gov

Update 2: Per McCracken Co. Sheriff's Office: Ohio River Bridge now open to both lanes, normal traffic.  

Update: McCracken County Sheriff's Department said one lane of traffic has re-opened.

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A new interchange in Marshall County will open this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the Julian Carroll-Purchase Parkway/Kentucky 348 near Benton is scheduled to open Friday afternoon. 

Bridgelink, via Facebook

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.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, transportation.ky.gov

The US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge in Trigg County is restricted to one lane of traffic early this afternoon.

A subcontractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is performing concrete deck patching on the route. 

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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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