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Floodwaters Close Parts of KY 123 in Hickman Co.
Sunday, May 29, 2016 10:04 PM
KY 123 is closed in Hickman County due to floodwaters between the 14 and 16 mile marker. This is near the Oakton Community in the Obion Creek area. The roadway closed late this afternoon. Timely traffic advisories for the 12 counties of KYTC Highway District 1 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict1. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page. ...
US Bicycle Route 76 Signed in Western Kentucky
Sunday, May 29, 2016 5:07 AM
United States Bicycle Route 76, also known as the TransAmerica Trail, is now marked with highway signs through Western Kentucky. The trail was established in 1976 as part of the country's bicentennial and is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. The other original national bike route is USBR 1, which runs north and south through the Atlantic coast states. KYTC spokesman ...
Benton Road Crash Injures Two
Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:25 PM
Two women were hurt in a Thursday evening crash on Benton Road. McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputies responded at 6:19 pm to a two-vehicle crash with injuries in the area Benton Rd. and Rosebower Church Rd. Deputies said 75-year-old Doretta Landers, of Camden, TN hit another vehicle driven by 43-year-old Melanie Duncan, of Dexter. Duncan was traveling east on Benton Road and stopped ...
Part of Olivet Church Road To Close Til August
Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:12 PM
The City of Paducah says that starting Tuesday, 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 ...
Graves County Crash Sends Three to Hospital
Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:00 PM
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in Graves County. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, the collision happened on KY 121 North at the exit ramp of the 24 mile marker of the Purchase Parkway. Deputies said a vehicle driven by 48-year-old Dawn Winstead was traveling north on the parkway and exited at the 24 mile marker. Winstead stopped at the stop sign ...
5 Sent to Hospitals After McCracken Crash
Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:00 AM
A two-vehicle crash Wednesday in McCracken County left five people injured. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, the collision happened at Old Mayfield Road and Walnut Drive. Deputies said a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Brandon Slagle of Paducah was traveling east on Walnut Drive when he attempted to stop at the stop sign at Old Mayfield Road. Slagle told deputies his ...
Overnight Lane Closure on I-24 Postponed
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:47 AM
UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, crews were unable to complete the barrier wall Tuesday night. To avoid the potential for traffic delays during the Memorial Day holiday driving period, KYTC says the contractor has moved the nighttime barrier wall installation to Wednesday, June 1 starting at 8:00 pm. A contractor for The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close the right ...
One Hurt, One Charged after Hit-and-Run Crash
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:22 PM
A Paducah man faces DUI and leaving the scene of an accident charges, after police say he crashed his car into another vehicle and fled the scene. Police say 58-year-old Kim Froman told them that she was driving east on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at around noon Tuesday, when another driver ran a stop sign at North 9th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and hit her van in the side. ...
Kentucky Starts Campaign to Ensure Seatbelt Usage
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:58 AM
Kentucky is participating in this year's national Click It or Ticket campaign aimed at ensuring motorists are using seatbelts. A statement from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety says officers are focusing on pickup trucks, which have the lowest seatbelt usage rate. Officers from several agencies participated in a kick-off event Monday in Louisville. Highway Safety Director Bill Bell says ...
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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