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LBL's Trace to Re-Open Monday
Saturday, December 07, 2013 10:52 AM
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area anticipates opening Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway on Monday, Dec. 9. Other Forest Service system roads will potentially remain hazardous for driving due to icy conditions. Management will re-evaluate conditions on Monday to decide when facilities can re-open to the public. Visitors are urged to use caution when traveling through Land ...
Ice on Landings Closes Dorena-Hickman Ferry
Saturday, December 07, 2013 1:16 AM
Due to ice on the landings, The Dorena-Hickman Ferry will remain CLOSED on Sunday. They will continue to evaluate the weather on a day to day basis to determine when operations can resume. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Missouri. For more info on the Dorena-Hickman Ferry and a schedule of operating hours go ...
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 ...
Water Main Repair Blocks Part of Road Until Sat.
Thursday, December 05, 2013 8:19 AM
Crews were called to the intersection of James Sanders Boulevard at Hinkleville Road (US Hwy. 60) to repair a water main Thursday morning. One lane of James Sanders was blocked for the work, and a concrete patch was placed in the area. Crews said the lane will continue to be blocked overnight to allow concrete to dry. This area will continue to be an issue for eastbound traffic crossing ...
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 ...
Road Crews Wish They Could Do More Ahead of Storm
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 3:17 PM
If you're expecting to see crews from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet getting area roads ready before tomorrow's winter storm, think again. They are not thrilled with the situation, but there isn't much they can do when rain changes to sleet or freezing rain. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd said, "We're unable to pre-treat because the rain would just wash the pre-treating material right off the ...
Truck Crash Claims Graves County Teen
Monday, December 02, 2013 11:56 AM
A Graves County teen was killed in a single-vehicle accident Sunday night. According to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, the wreck happened at approximately 8 pm on KY 129 near Pilot Oak. According to deputies, a truck driven by 16-year-old Ryan Travis of Water Valley was traveling north on KY 129. Travis told deputies he looked off the road for a brief instance and when he looked ...
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