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One Injured in McCracken School Bus Crash
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:08 AM
One person was injured when a vehicle struck a school bus Tuesday morning in McCracken County. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened at around 7:20 am in the 6600 block of Old U.S. Hwy 60 at the rear entrance of McCracken County High School. Deputies said 17-year-old Rebecca Griffith of Paducah was traveling east when her vehicle collided with the rear of ...
Lake Barkley Bridge Restrictions Start Today
Monday, September 26, 2016 4:13 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime lane and load width restriction on the US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton in Trigg County starting Monday. KYTC says the daytime lane and an 8 ft. load width restriction is to allow deck repairs to the bridge. The contractor expects to have a lane restriction in place from around 8 am to 5 pm daily through ...
Woman Charged with DUI After Crash
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:33 PM
A Marshall County woman faces a DUI charge after a single-vehicle accident Sunday evening. A Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy responded to the wreck on Old Olive Road about 6:25 pm. Investigation at the scene determined that 43-year-old Jennifer S. Smith of Gilbertsville was driving north when her vehicle drifted off the pavement. She over-corrected and the vehicle left the opposite side of ...
Gas Prices Rise Across State, Fall Locally
Monday, September 26, 2016 7:19 AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have risen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,623 gas outlets in Kentucky. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.20 a gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices ...
Overnight Lane Closures on I-24 Start Tuesday
Saturday, September 24, 2016 6:11 PM
A contractor for The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is planning night traffic restrictions along Interstate 24 at the Exit 25 Purchase Parkway Interchange beginning Tuesday. These night lane restrictions are to prepare for the next phase of an ongoing reconstruction of the interchange to allow Interstate 69 to be extended southward along the parkway. Starting Tuesday night, KYTC says the ...
Bridge Street Intersection Reopens in Paducah
Thursday, September 22, 2016 6:05 PM
UPDATE: KYTC says the intersection reopened to traffic about 5pm. Due to the limited space in the work zone, KY 284/Bridge Street is now closed at the US 60 intersection. According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the rail crossing running on a diagonal through the intersection does not allow enough room for north-south traffic to travel on Bridge Street. Northbound traffic on KY ...
Wingo Man Injured in Motorcycle vs. Truck Crash
Thursday, September 22, 2016 5:13 AM
A collision between a truck and a motorcycle Wednesday afternoon left a Graves County man hospitalized. The Graves County Sheriff's Office said the wreck happened at around 4:15 pm near the 18 mile marker of the Purchase Parkway. Deputies said a pickup truck, driven by 69-year-old Joann Pharis of Clinton, was traveling south in the slow lane when she attempted to make an illegal ...
Expect Delays for Hopper Funeral Procession
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:25 PM
The funeral for longtime Fulton County Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Hopper will be held Thursday afternoon. Law enforcement officers from around the region and across the country are planning to attend. Due to the lengthy funeral procession that is expected, The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says drivers should be prepared to encounter some delays in the Fulton area. The funeral ...
Work at Bridge St.-Beltline Intersection This Week
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:46 PM
A busy intersection on Paducah's south side will have restrictions beginning Wednesday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and P&L Railroad will have lane restrictions in place at the intersection of US Highway 60/Beltline Highway/Irvin Cobb Drive and Bridge Street (KY 284) as they work to remove a railroad crossing. A spur line runs that runs diagonally through the intersection will be ...
Lane Shift through November on I-57
Monday, March 28, 2016 6:20 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting drivers of a lane shift on I-57 in Union and Johnson Counties. Beginning Monday, all traffic on I-57 from just south of the Interstate 24 interchange (mile point 44) to just north of the Illinois 146 interchange (mile point 30) will be shifted to the northbound lanes. Traffic will be in a head-to-head configuration with one lane for ...
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