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Police Stepping Up Patrols on Brookport Bridge
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:55 PM
Paducah police officers will be providing extra patrols on the Brookport Bridge for the next week or so. The Kentucky Department of Transportation has requested the extra patrols to help enforce the bridge closure while work is completed on Paducah’s Greenway Trail Tunnel. Paducah Police want to remind everyone that the closure applies to pedestrians, bicyclists and anyone else not ...
US 641 Restrictions Near Marshall Co High Friday
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:49 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on US 641 near the entrance to Marshall County High School on Friday. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd said this lane restriction near Billy Watkins Road and High School Road is to allow the placement of a cross drain in the already established work zone for construction of new turn lanes for the high ...
Fire in Murray's Court Square
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 4:18 PM
UPDATE: As of Wednesday afternoon, fire departments were still on the scene, checking for hot spots and structural integrity of remaining buildings, and assisting in the investigation into what caused the early-morning blaze. It may be a couple of days before the exact cause of the fire is released to the public. State transportation officials say Highway 94 (Main Street) is open and traffic ...
Lane Restrictions in Place Along I-24 Toward TN
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:11 AM
Drivers along Interstate 24 in southwestern Kentucky will have to slow down a bit. Shoulder and lane restrictions are in place along the road in Christian County from Exit 86 to mile marker 93 at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line, a distance of about 7 miles. There is also a 55 mile per hour work zone speed limit. Transportation officials say the restrictions are due to ...
Work on US 68 Near Marshall Co High Begins Wed
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:33 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on US 68 near the entrance to Marshall County High School on Wednesday and Thursday. This lane restriction on US 68 near High School Road is to allow the placement of a cross drain beneath the roadway. It is in the already established work zone for construction of new turn lanes for the high ...
Area Highways in $1 Billion Construction Plan
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:05 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn has approved an approximately $1 billion capital construction spending plan intended to repair Illinois roads and bridges. The Chicago Democrat signed the bipartisan measure Tuesday. It also provides lawmakers with opportunities for ribbon-cutting ceremonies in an election year. But some legislators were concerned the plan didn't offer details when the Legislature ...
Anyone Caught on Brookport Bridge Will Be Cited
Monday, July 21, 2014 4:20 PM
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is again reminding everyone that as far as the Brookport Bridge is concerned, a "ROAD CLOSED" sign is the same as a "NO TRESPASSING" sign. The agency says anyone who is walking, hiking, biking, or involved in other unauthorized activity on the bridge between Paducah and Brookport while it is closed can be issued a citation by law enforcement. The Kentucky ...
Lake Street Closure in Fulton Begins Wednesday
Monday, July 21, 2014 11:33 AM
A contractor plans to close KY 307/ Lake Street in downtown Fulton starting Wednesday. According to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd, This closure in the 400 block of KY 307/Lake Street in Fulton is to allow structural repairs to a downtown building. The Fulton Public Works Department will be providing traffic control for this project. There will be no ...
Greenway Tunnel Construction Progressing
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:40 AM
Construction is moving along for the Greenway Trail Tunnel underneath U.S. 45 in Paducah. The highway was closed earlier this month to allow for construction of the nearly 60 foot long tunnel underneath the highway. Officials with the city say construction will continue over the next few weeks. Meanwhile, motorists will have to continue to detour off of U.S. 45 on the ...
Part of KY 97 Closing for Bridge Replacement
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 6:17 PM
Part of Kentucky Highway 97 in Graves County will be closed starting Monday. A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet tentatively plans to close the road to allow construction of a new bridge over Torian Creek. This is between Hay Market Corner Road and E.Tucker Road in southern Graves County. Southbound traffic on KY 97 is encouraged to detour via KY 80 West to KY 303 South and ...
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