The chief district engineer for Kentucky Transportation District 2 is retiring at the end of this month. Kevin McClearn is a 23-year veteran of the cabinet and was promoted to CDE in 2009. 


Governor Matt Bevin appoints Greg Thomas as Secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Thomas was named deputy secretary in February and acting secretary in early March upon the resignation of secretary Mike Hancock. 

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A section of U.S. 641/Main Street will be closed in Benton Sunday. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a release the southbound one-way section near 6th Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow utility work.

Cairo Bridge Lane Restriction Wednesday

Apr 5, 2016
Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The US 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge will have a daytime lane and 10-foot load width restriction starting Wednesday. 

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Kentucky Transportation officials say a portion of construction on the New US68/KY80 Lake Barkley Bridge in Trigg County has minor damage after a towboat struck one of the piers this morning. 

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Upgrades to the Pennyrile Parkway continue Monday for Interstate 69 through Hopkins, Webster and Henderson Counties. 

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge today. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking input on plans to construct a Double Crossover Diamond for U-S 60 at Interstate 24 in Paducah.  

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is treating for noxious and nuisance weeds along roadways this month. Among the 11 targeted plants are Johnson grass, poison hemlock and kudzu. 

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Eggner’s Ferry Bridge on US68/KY80 in Aurora will be restricted to one lane tomorrow (Saturday), from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contractor crews will be doing maintenance work on the existing bridge. KYTC predicts delays will be minimal.