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Traffic
10:29 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Semi Dumps Lumber on W-K Parkway as Accident Ceases Traffic for Hours

Lumber litters the bridge following the crash.
Credit KYTC

An early morning crash on the Western Kentucky Parkway near the Muhlenberg and Ohio County line closed both the east and west bound lanes to traffic. 

KYTC spokesman Keith Todd says a truck loaded with plywood crashed into a bridge abutment near mile-marker 65. The driver is reported to have only minor injuries.

Drivers have been detouring around the site via U-S 62 between Beaver Dam and Central City. 

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Transportation
4:09 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Road Conditions Improving in Western Kentucky

Credit KYTC

Western Kentucky roadways are improving as crews continue to clear pavement with plows and salt, though some ramps and “C” snow priority routes remained covered.

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Transportation
3:04 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

"Superload" Moves Through Western Ky.

Credit Keith Todd, KYTC

This morning several agencies worked to assist an oversized load heading through western Kentucky as it maneuvered around a work zone near Calvert City.

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Government
2:47 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

KYTC Aims To Gather Public Feedback On Kentucky Rail Plan Update

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is set to gather public input to update the Commonwealth's rail plan. The plan outlines freight and rail passenger trends and long-term rail transportation goals. 

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Government
4:40 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Launches New Data Website

Originally published on Mon February 10, 2014 2:02 pm

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has created a new website meant to improve access to its data.

The DataMart includes state highway traffic counts, county-by-county spending numbers, road project information, traffic fatality data and more.

It can be accessed here.

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Transportation
12:57 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Protest Rejected, KYTC Committee Prepares to Award Kentucky Lake Bridge Contract

As a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet bid committee prepares to award the contract to replace the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake, a protest filed against the low-bidding construction company has been rejected.

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Roads & Highways
3:19 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Starts Taking Bids for Kentucky Lake Bridge

Credit KYTC

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet began taking bids today for a new bridge over Kentucky Lake in Aurora.

The project includes demolishing and replacing the Eggners Ferry Bridge.

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Roads & Highways
3:14 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Some Sleet Expected Overnight, Could Cause Problems On Bridges, Overpasses

Credit KYTC

Some sleet is expected overnight and could cause some issues on bridges and overpasses.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Keith Todd says pretreatment wasn’t an option because of rain leading up to the sleet.

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Kenlake Bridge
8:42 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Kentucky Lake Bridge Project Bids Coming In December

Credit KYTC

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is moving forward with the bidding phase for a new bridge over the Kentucky Lake in Aurora.

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The Bridge
4:18 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

NTSB Issues Findings in Eggners Ferry Bridge Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says the January 2012 allision between the cargo ship the Delta Mariner and the Eggners Ferry Bridge resulted from poor bridge span lighting and crew inattention to available navigational tools. The ship sheared off a 300 foot span of the bridge that crosses Kentucky Lake. No one was injured. 

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