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4:02 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Old Ledbetter Bridge Explosive Demolition Set for Tuesday

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are preparing for the controlled demolition to part of the Old Ledbetter Bridge tomorrow morning. 

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6:19 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Preparation for Demolition of Old Ledbetter Bridge Continues

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Engineering analysis work is continuing toward the start of demolition on the Old Ledbetter Bridge crossing the Tennessee River between Livingston and McCracken Counties. Revised demolition plans for the 83 year old structure were submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard for review last week.  

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12:47 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Mississippi River Bridge Will Close For Annual Safety Inspection

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The US 60/US 62 Mississippi River Bridge between Missouri and Illinois south of Cairo will be closed to traffic for one week for scheduled inspections. 

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4:32 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

US 60 Ledbetter Barges/Crane on Track to Reopen

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to resume hanging steel on the new US 60 Ledbetter Bridge next Monday. C.J. Mahan Contracting has had construction crews working on other phases of the project while a salvage team has been working to re-float a crane barge at the site.

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3:36 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Barge Salvage Work Continues

Salvagers are at work on a partially submerged barge near the site of the new US 60 Ledbetter Bridge between McCracken and Livingston Counties. 

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4:18 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Sinking Crane at Ledbetter Bridge Site

Divers, tomorrow, will assess a sinking barge and crane being used to help construct the new US 60 Ledbetter Bridge. Workers at the bridge site which connects McCracken and Livingston Counties noticed the leak while on a routine safety check this weekend. 

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