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Periodic Closures on Kentucky Ave. Next Week
Sunday, May 24, 2015 8:25 AM
There will be some changes in the work zone along Kentucky Avenue in Paducah. The contractor plans some daytime closures in the area starting Wednesday, May 27. The one lane used for outbound traffic between Walter Jetton Boulevard and South 24th Street will be closed for several hours at a time on Wednesday, Thursday, and possibly Friday. The periodic closures are likely between 8:00 am and ...
Loaded Truck Overturns, Blocks Husband Road
Sunday, May 24, 2015 4:35 AM
A portion of Husband Road in Paducah was blocked for several hours after a loaded semi-tractor trailer overturned. The truck was loaded with used furniture and clothing, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, and overturned between Krebs Station Road and Geibe Road about 8:15 pm. A deputy said the cargo had to be off-loaded so the truck could be returned to an upright ...
Roadwork On Pause During Holiday Weekend
Friday, May 22, 2015 7:51 PM
As hundreds of thousands of travelers roll through western Kentucky this Memorial Day weekend, road construction crews have pulled back the orange barrels at most of the area's road construction sites. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet suspended most state work zones by early Friday afternoon. One exception is at the Eggners Ferry bridge, where work on the new bridge is behind ...
Mayfield Woman Arrested on DUI, Drug Charges
Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:28 AM
A Graves County woman was arrested Wednesday on DUI and drug-related charges. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, 49-year-old Connie Wheat of Mayfield is charged with DUI, trafficking in a controlled substance and promoting contraband. A deputy said Wheat was driving erratically, so her vehicle was pulled over. According to the deputy, Wheat was under the influence of alcohol ...
Most IL Construction Zones Coming Down for Weekend
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:23 PM
The Memorial Day holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one on Illinois roads, so the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that non-emergency roadwork will be suspended, where possible, from 3 pm on Friday, May 22 until 12 am on Tuesday, May 26. Lanes will be opened where possible, in an effort to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion for holiday travelers. Drivers ...
Paducah Woman Hurt in I-24 Crash
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6:34 PM
Police say wet roads were partially to blame for a crash on I-24 Wednesday afternoon that injured a Paducah woman. At around 1:23 pm Wednesday, McCracken County Sheriffs Deputies responded to an injury crash on I-24 eastbound at the 11.5 mile marker. Police said 20-year-old Mackenzie N. Collier, of Paducah was driving east on I-24 just past the 11 mile marker when she began to ...
Paving Begins on Several City Streets
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 11:02 AM
The City of Paducah says a contractor will begin the milling and paving of several streets starting Wednesday. Weather permitting, the work will be completed in less than two weeks. The streets that will be affected are as follows: • Buckner Lane from Pines Road to Audubon Drive; • Minerva Place from Alben Barkley Drive to Buckner Lane; • Cardinal Lane from ...
KSP Part of Effort Targeting Child Safety Seat Use
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:45 AM
Kentucky State Police officials say the agency is participating in a six-state effort targeting seat belt use and proper child safety seat use. The combined initiative, called the 6-State Trooper Project, continues through next Monday. KSP officials say their agency is participating with state police agencies in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia and ...
Benton Woman Injured in Graves County Crash
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:18 AM
A wreck in Graves County Tuesday afternoon sent a Marshall County woman to the hospital. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened at 4:30 pm near Mayfield, at the intersection of KY 58 and KY 131. Deputies said 55-year-old Walter Mojsejenko, of Mayfield was attempting a left turn onto KY 131 when he pulled into the path of another vehicle driven by 64-year-old ...
Bridge Lane Restrictions This Week for Survey Work
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:00 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans survey and engineering work on several area bridges to prepare for future navigation light upgrades. Drivers should be alert for one lane traffic at the following locations and times: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:00 am-10:00 am, Marshall-Livingston County Line I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at 29 mile marker ...
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