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A round of arctic temps and winter weather could cause hazardous road conditions this weekend.  


Kentucky Transportation Cabinet contractors are starting construction a new half a million dollar bridge for KY 866/Paradise Road in Livingston County on Monday.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is holding a public meeting to discuss replacing the US 60 Smithland Bridge.  

KYTC conducted a scoping study in 2013 which found that the current bridge over the Cumberland River had a sufficiency rating of 32 points out of 100 due to narrow lane and shoulder width. An engineering appraisal also came back with the comment “intolerable – replace.”  


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has appointed five new field representatives including western Kentucky native (and former WKMS Program Director) Mark Welch of Murray.

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Lane restrictions along U.S. 45 and Kentucky Avenue in Paducah are expected to continue for two more weeks.

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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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Gov. Matt Bevin says emails from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials appear to show Democratic state Representative Russ Meyer knew about problems with a road project in his district long before it was delayed by the Republican governor.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is asking citizens to keep state right-of-ways free of political signs and other obstacles which can pose a hazard to highway crews.  

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The New U.S. 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge is open to four-lane traffic. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet hosted a “Bridge Day” ceremony Wednesday before the two eastbound lanes opened to the public. 


The Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake will open to four-lane traffic this week.