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Dorena-Hickman Ferry Back In Service
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 6:40 PM
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry will resume service on Wednesday, December 11. The ferry has been closed since Friday morning when the landings in Kentucky and Missouri became covered with ice and snow. The Ferry will resume operation on the normal winter schedule first thing Wednesday morning. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 ...
Brookport Bridge Reopens to Traffic
Monday, December 09, 2013 3:46 PM
The US 45 Ohio River Bridge between Paducah and Brookport reopened to traffic Monday afternoon. Engineers had been evaluating the bridge several times a day as temperatures inched above freezing to allow ice to melt from the bridge structure. Due to slick conditions, the bridge was closed just before 1 am Friday. The bridge has a grated metal deck that allows snow to fall ...
Georgia Man Hurt in I-24 Semi Crash
Friday, December 06, 2013 1:23 PM
A Georgia man was hurt Friday in a crash on I-24 involving a semi. On Friday morning, McCracken County Sheriff's deputies responded to an accident that had just occurred on I-24 near the 13 mile marker. Investigation revealed that 57-year-old Shirley Hampton, of Ponoma, CA was traveling along with her passenger, 33-year-old Jon Parker, of Conyers, GA. While traveling westbound on the ...
Highway Crews Ready to Fight Mother Nature
Thursday, December 05, 2013 6:18 PM
State highway crews are geared up and ready to roll tonight, as soon as freezing precipitation moves southward across the Ohio River into Kentucky. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeman Keith Todd said at least one truck will be on call and available to treat bridges and overpasses through the evening hours as required. As the freezing precipitation moves across the river into Kentucky, ...
I-24 Bridge Work Zone to Narrow, Last into 2014
Thursday, December 05, 2013 5:39 PM
The work zone on the I-24 bridge over the Ohio River will be in place for a while longer, and the width restriction is going to get a little tighter. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDot) says the contractor will now be working on the bridge between Paducah and Metropolis until mid-January, which means the lane restriction will remain in place in both directions through the ...
State Police Pass Along Winter Driving Tips
Thursday, December 05, 2013 7:19 AM
During winter weather, Illinois State Police are urging motorists to take the necessary safety precautions before getting behind the wheel, since vehicle safety is equally as important as driving safely. Extreme weather can have a devastating impact on driving conditions, especially when ice and snow are involved. Freezing rain, icy roads and white-out snow conditions can result in road ...
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