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Two-Vehicle Crash on Lone Oak Rd. Hurts One Driver
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 9:51 PM
One person was slightly hurt and one lane of Lone Oak Road was briefly closed Tuesday afternoon after a two-vehicle accident. McCracken County Sheriff's Department came to the intersection of Lone Oak Road and North Concord Avenue about 3:20 pm. They spoke to 18-year-old Bailey J. Hart of Marion, KY, who said she was on North Concord when someone in the right lane of Lone Oak Road slowed down ...
Median Cable Barrier Being Installed Along I-24
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 5:14 PM
Work has begun to add more median cable barriers in western Kentucky along Interstate 24. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says the project will cover 24 miles at a cost of $3.1 million. Beshear says there's been a dramatic drop in crossover crashes during his administration as cable barriers have been added. He announced the project during a stop in Hopkinsville last week. A news release ...
Police Looking for Hit-and-Run Driver, Car
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 2:51 PM
Police are looking for the vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run accident Friday in Henderson. Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement says the accident happened at 11:45 am near Ellis Park, on U.S. Highway 41. A local Ford dealership helped in the investigation by identifying numbers found on a part that was left behind. It was determined that a piece of a headlamp came ...
KY 1346 Closed 8am-2pm Near Dexter Today
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 12:00 AM
A daytime road closure is planned Tuesday and Wednesday on a section of KY 1346 in Calloway County. The closures east of the Dexter community are to allow two cross drains to be replaced between Walnut Street and Nanney-Neal Trail. The roadway at this site is expected to close at approximately 8 am each day. It is expected to reopen to traffic at about 2 pm each day. Timely ...
Paving on Several Marshall County Roads This Week
Monday, September 01, 2014 1:06 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans asphalt paving along KY 1721, KY 1897, and KY 2601 in Marshall County starting Tuesday, September 2. A paving crew will be working at the following locations: KY 1712/Griggstown Road from the intersection with KY 782/Salyer Creek Road northward to US 68, a distance of 2.61 miles. KY 1897/Olive-Hamlet Road from the ...
Weight Limits Changed at Smithland Bridge
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:54 AM
Following analysis of the most recent inspection of the US 60 Cumberland River Bridge at Smithland, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has adjusted the maximum load limit for the bridge. In recent months, Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers had stepped up enforcement of the load limit, in response to recent complaints about overweight trucks crossing the bridge and ...
Part of Old Benton Rd. to Stay Closed Through Wed.
Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:30 PM
Due to additional work required at a rail crossing, P&L Railroad has extended the closure of Old Benton Road (KY 284) until the afternoon of Wednesday, September 3. This work zone is between Yarbro Lane and Lindberg Street on Paducah's Southside, where Bridge Street transitions to Old Benton Road. Work began Monday morning, but the alignment of the tracks and roadway prohibit the use of ...
Lane Closures on I-24 Bridge Begin Tuesday
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:25 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting drivers traveling on Interstate 24 that starting Tuesday at 11:00 am there will be lane closures on the Ohio River Bridge near Metropolis. Work will reportedly take place in both the eastbound and westbound lanes. The daytime lane closures will extend through Friday, September 5. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the construction ...
Section of Paducah Street Closing for Repairs
Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:00 PM
The City of Paducah Engineering-Public Works Department says crews with Harper Construction will begin Monday, August 25 to rehabilitate a section of Mayfield Road (also known as Old Mayfield Rd / South 16th St) from Wheeler Avenue to the intersection of Mayfield Road and Irvin Cobb Drive. The city says the intersection will be closed to through traffic to facilitate the roadway ...
I-24 Cable Median Barrier Installation Continues
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:10 PM
Installation of median cable barriers along a section of Interstate 24 in McCracken and Marshall counties starts Tuesday. A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is in the final stages of similar construction along a section of I-24 in Christian County, and plans to move a crew to McCracken County near the Ohio River Bridge. They will begin installing the cable barriers from ...
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