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Driver Injured in Single-Vehicle Accident
Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:45 AM
A Marshall County man was injured in a single-car accident Friday afternoon in Paducah. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department said the wreck happened about 4:20 pm at the intersection of Krebs Station Road and Old Mayfield Road. They way 30-year-old Stephan Johnson of Calvert City was westbound on Krebs Station when he topped the hill and was unable to stop because of faulty brakes. He ...
Dangerous Curve Gets High Traction Coating
Friday, August 28, 2015 3:29 PM
Drivers traveling between Marion and Sullivan along U.S. 60 in northeastern Crittenden County will notice a new look to pavement on a curve near the top of what is commonly known as Rosebud Hill. Keith Todd with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a contractor is putting the finishing touches on high traction coating that is designed to reduce wet-weather crashes at the site. a KYTC crew ...
I-65 Work Requires Lane Closure at I-24 Merge
Friday, August 28, 2015 1:41 PM
Anyone traveling to Nashville this weekend should be aware of a traffic shift at an interchange just north of the city. Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews plan to shift traffic on I-65 southbound near the I-24 east merge in Nashville for the continued widening of I-65 between Dickerson Pike and Trinity Lane. To prepare for the shift, lane closures are scheduled ...
McCracken County Crash Sends One to Hospital
Friday, August 28, 2015 7:21 AM
A two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon in McCracken County left one person injured. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened at about 2:15pm at the intersection of US Highway 68 and Tyree Road. Deputies said 56-year-old Marvin Blaine of Paducah was traveling west on US 68 in a truck hauling a utility trailer. As he began to slow to make a turn onto Tyree ...
Arlington Woman Hurt when Car Hits Deer
Thursday, August 27, 2015 2:15 PM
A deer in the road was responsible for a crash Thursday morning that injured an Arlington woman. At 9:20 am Thursday, the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office responded to an injury crash on Blandville Road between Gholson and Fisher Road. According to police, 32-year-old Tamara Owens, of Arlington struck a deer crossing the roadway. Owens was taken to Baptist Health for treatment ...
I-24 Bridge Chain Reaction Sends Two to Hospital
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:17 AM
A four-vehicle injury collision Monday night on the westbound I-24 Bridge in McCracken County sent two people to the hospital. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, all four vehicles had slowed due to construction on the bridge. Traffic slowed abruptly, and a chain reaction crash happened. Deputies said Arlene Brewer of Metropolis, struck a vehicle driven by Dakota Little of ...
Alabama Man Killed in Lyon County Semi Crash
Monday, August 24, 2015 6:51 PM
An Alabama man was killed Monday morning in a crash on I-24 in Lyon County. According to Kentucky State Police, 55-year-old David Long, of Memphis, TN was driving a semi east on I-24 at around 5:00 am, attempting to make an illegal U-turn at the 42 mile marker through the median, blocking both eastbound lanes. Police said 57-year-old Wayne Woodham, of Ozark, AL, who was also driving a semi, ...
Gas Prices Falling Last Week; Expected to Continue
Monday, August 24, 2015 9:11 AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen almost 9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.52 a gallon, compared to the national average of $2.60 a gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Prices in Paducah are ranging from $2.19 to $2.49 a gallon. Including the change in gas prices in Kentucky during the past week, prices yesterday ...
Concrete Repair Work on I-24 Through November
Thursday, July 23, 2015 9:55 PM
A long-term work zone is going up in Trigg County on I-24, and will move through three other counties as concrete pavement is repaired over a 27-mile area. Drivers will see lane restrictions for about a five-mile stretch of the Interstate during the project, and that work zone will migrate over the next four months. A contractor will begin near the 68-mile marker on the westbound side of I-24, ...
Ferry Opens for Farmers at Shawneetown Bridge
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 7:02 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is now offering a temporary ferry service to help farmers get around work zone lane restrictions on the Ohio River “Shawneetown” Bridge. The bridge is getting a new deck surface, and the work zone includes a 10-foot load width restriction until late September, which prohibits most farm equipment from using it. A ferry was used in ...
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