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New Traffic Signals Activating in Murray, Mayfield
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:40 AM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to activate upgraded traffic signals near Murray and Mayfield on Tuesday. KYTC's Keith Todd said the contractor has installing the upgraded signals at the intersection of Main Street and Robertson Road at the west edge of Murray. They will uncover the new signals and activate the new controller today. Drivers should be alert for ...
Tennessee Woman Killed in Southern Illinois Crash
Monday, July 25, 2016 9:11 PM
A crash on I-57 in Franklin County has claimed the life of a Tennessee woman. According to Illinois State Police, 57-year-old Francine Canerdy was driving south on I-57 near mile post 67 at around noon Monday, when she lost control of her vehicle and it began sliding. Her vehicle then went into the median, crossed into the northbound lanes and came back into the median. Canerdy was ...
Old Eggners Ferry Bridge Demolition a Success
Monday, July 25, 2016 7:04 AM
The old Eggners Ferry bridge is history. The explosive demolition of four main spans on the bridge over Kentucky Lake at Aurora took place about 6:55 this morning. After a series of warning horns, four rapid-fire detonations dropped four sections of the bridge into the water, followed by reverberating booms across the lake. Crews established a 1,000-foot clear zone around the blast ...
Cumberland River Bridge Restrictions Start Today
Monday, July 25, 2016 1:34 AM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to place a daytime lane and 9 ft. load width restriction on the Cumberland River Bridge at Smithland starting today. Keith Todd with KYTC said traffic on the bridge will be restricted to one lane to facilitate installation of new navigation lights on the bridge structure. Motorists should be prepared to encounter one lane traffic ...
Rear-End Collision Leaves Paducah Woman Injured
Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:30 PM
A two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in McCracken County left one person injured. The McCracken County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened around 1:45 pm on Lone Oak Road. Deputies said 40-year-old Laurie Reed of Paducah was traveling south on Lone Oak Road when she failed to see a truck in front of her stopped at a traffic light. Reed struck the rear of a truck driven ...
Load Width Restriction at Parkway Work Zone
Friday, July 22, 2016 8:15 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to add a 13 foot maximum load width restriction for southbound traffic at the Julian Carroll-Purchase Parkway/US 45 Exit 21 interchange at Mayfield in Graves County starting Thursday. The work zone, extending from about the Purchase Parkway 17 mile marker to about the 23 mile marker will now include a 13 ft. maximum load width ...
Metropolis Woman Hurt in I-24 Rollover Crash
Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:33 PM
A Metropolis woman was hurt Thursday afternoon when her vehicle overturned on I-24. McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputies responded at around 2:15 pm to a single-vehicle crash with injuries on I-24 East near the 1 mile marker. Deputies said their investigation showed that 72-year-old Nancy Durham, of Metropolis was driving in the left lane when her vehicle veered and ran off ...
Pottertown Road Closed Monday for Culvert Repair
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:47 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 280/Pottertown Road in Calloway County starting Monday. KY 280/Pottertown Road will be closed to allow a large culvert to be replaced at the East Fork of Clayton Creek. This closure is 1.4 miles east of the KY 94 intersection. There will be no marked detour. KY 280 is expected to close at 8 am and ...
Watch for Flaggers on Ramps near Calvert City
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:05 AM
Daytime restrictions along the Purchase Parkway have gone into effect at the Interstate 24 interchange for the next several weeks. Large quantities of material from the northwest quadrant of the existing cloverleaf is being moved by truck to help construct flyover ramps for the new interchange. The contractor will have flaggers on the eastbound I-24 ramp that joins the parkway, and on both ...
Part of Olivet Church Road to Close Today
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 6:12 AM
The City of Paducah says that starting today, the contractor working on the Olivet Church Road project between Kindred Avenue and James Sanders Boulevard will close that area of the road to through traffic. The closure is expected to be in place through the month of July. Residents and patrons of businesses in that area will still have limited access so they can get to homes and ...
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