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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 transportation.ky.gov

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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Roads & Highways
2:26 pm
Mon December 24, 2012

KYTC Prepares for Winter Storm

Credit transportation.ky.gov

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are geared up to respond to a Christmas night snowstorm that is expected to create travel issues overnight on Tuesday and through the day on Wednesday.

Before they left work on Friday, KYTC crews across Western Kentucky fueled their trucks, loaded them with salt, and mounted snow plows so they can be prepared to roll out as quickly as possible as the storm develops.

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Roads & Highways
12:49 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

I-69 Work Continues Near Dawson Springs

Credit buildi69-ky.com

Work begins next year to reconstruct an interchange for the Interstate 69 project across western Kentucky. Governor Steve Beshear announced this week that a Muhlenberg County contractor will head the $5 million interchange project near Dawson Springs. The work will rebuild the cloverleaf interchange into a diamond-shaped interchange.

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Roads & Highways
11:05 am
Thu December 20, 2012

High Winds Create Hazardous Driving Conditions

Credit transportation.ky.gov

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says high speeds today and tonight could make driving hazardous. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory, indicating the region can expect sustained winds above 20 miles per hour with gusts as high as 50 miles per hour at times through tonight.

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Roads & Highways
3:55 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Eggners Ferry Bridge Lane Restriction Set for Dec. 11-12

Credit transportation.ky.gov

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.

This lane restriction is to allow deck repairs to better prepare the bridge for winter driving weather.  This work zone will include an 8 ft. maximum load width.

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Roads & Highways
9:29 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Weekend/Night Work to Restart on US 45

Credit transportation.ky.gov

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to resume lane restrictions for northbound traffic along US 45/Lone Oak Road near Interstate 24 Exit 7 in McCracken County for weekend and night work starting at 8 p.m.

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Roads & Highways
11:35 am
Tue December 4, 2012

$13.4M to Fund I-24 Asphalt Upgrades in McCracken Co.

Credit transportation.ky.gov

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded $13.4 million for improvements to Interstate 24 in McCracken County. The project to replace asphalt pavement between Exits 3 and 16 begins in March. Grand Rivers-based Jim Smith Contracting Company will head up the project. It’s slated for completion by the end of September next year.

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