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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 ...
Troopers Out in Force Today
Sunday, August 31, 2014 6:00 PM
The Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division is in full force this holiday weekend. KSP encourages extra safe driving on Kentucky roadways during the Labor Day weekend. The Labor Day enforcement period began Friday at 6 pm and ends tonight at 11:59 pm. In the 2013 Labor Day weekend enforcement period, there were a total of ...
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 ...
Graves County Torian Bridge Opens Tuesday
Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:16 AM
The contractor for the Torian Creek Bridge project on KY Highway 97 in Graves County expects to complete work on the new bridge on Tuesday, September 2. The new bridge is expected to be ready for traffic late Tuesday afternoon. ...
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 ...
Collision at South Side Intersection Injures Two
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:15 PM
Two people were taken to a local hospital after a two-vehicle collision Tuesday on Paducah's south side. The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department responded to the intersection of Kentucky Dam Road and US68, and determined that 47-year-old Kenneth Lake, of South Haven, Mississippi, was westbound in a pickup on Kentucky Dam Road, and came to the intersection with US Highway 68. Lake ...
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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