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I-24 Lane Closure Saturday for Crash Investigation
Friday, August 28, 2015 10:15 PM
The Paducah Police Department plans to restrict westbound traffic to one lane along Interstate 24 in McCracken County on Saturday. Westbound drivers should be prepared to encounter one lane traffic along I-24 at mile point 6.2 starting at 7:00 am to allow follow-up work on a crash reconstruction investigation. This work zone is expected to be in place for just over an hour. Appropriate ...
Curb, Gutter Work Sat. on Hwy. 60 at New Holt Rd.
Friday, August 28, 2015 8:03 PM
Crews will be working Saturday along the westbound lanes of US 60/Hinkleville Road near the New Holt Road intersection. New curbs and gutters will be constructed for the New Holt Road/Olivet Church Road connector. Beginning about 6:00 am, westbound traffic on Hinkleville Road will be moved to the left-hand lane to allow construction in the right lane. Work is expected to be finished about ...
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 ...
3 Children Killed in Daviess County Crash
Sunday, August 23, 2015 12:23 PM
Kentucky State Police say three children were killed when the sports utility vehicle they were riding in ran off a highway in Daviess County and into a field. According to WKYT-TV, officials say the woman was heading eastbound on KY 56 Saturday night when she came upon another vehicle that was partially in her lane. Police say she swerved to avoid the vehicle, over-corrected, and lost control. ...
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