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Part of Old Benton Rd. to Stay Closed Through Wed.
Friday, August 29, 2014 5:30 PM
Due to additional work required at a rail crossing, P&L Railroad has extended the closure of Old Benton Road (KY 284) until the afternoon of Wednesday, September 3. This work zone is between Yarbro Lane and Lindberg Street on Paducah's Southside, where Bridge Street transitions to Old Benton Road. Work began Monday morning, but the alignment of the tracks and roadway prohibit the use of ...
Lane Closures on I-24 Bridge Begin Tuesday
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:25 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting drivers traveling on Interstate 24 that starting Tuesday at 11:00 am there will be lane closures on the Ohio River Bridge near Metropolis. Work will reportedly take place in both the eastbound and westbound lanes. The daytime lane closures will extend through Friday, September 5. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the construction ...
KY State Police Out in Full Force Holiday Weekend
Friday, August 29, 2014 9:40 AM
The Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division encourages extra safe driving on Kentucky roadways during the 2014 Labor Day weekend and plans to be out in full force. The 2014 Labor Day enforcement period begins: Friday, August 29, at 6 pm and ends Monday, September 1 at 11:59 pm. In the 2013 Labor Day weekend enforcement period, there were a total ...
Collision at South Side Intersection Injures Two
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:15 PM
Two people were taken to a local hospital after a two-vehicle collision Tuesday on Paducah's south side. The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department responded to the intersection of Kentucky Dam Road and US68, and determined that 47-year-old Kenneth Lake, of South Haven, Mississippi, was westbound in a pickup on Kentucky Dam Road, and came to the intersection with US Highway 68. Lake ...
Section of Paducah Street Closing for Repairs
Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:00 PM
The City of Paducah Engineering-Public Works Department says crews with Harper Construction will begin Monday, August 25 to rehabilitate a section of Mayfield Road (also known as Old Mayfield Rd / South 16th St) from Wheeler Avenue to the intersection of Mayfield Road and Irvin Cobb Drive. The city says the intersection will be closed to through traffic to facilitate the roadway ...
Man Arrested After Leaving Trigg County Wreck
Sunday, August 24, 2014 6:00 AM
A man was arrested on multiple charges after a one-vehicle accident Saturday in Trigg County. Kentucky State Police responded to Kentucky Highway 164 near Linton, and found a Chevy Equinox had run off the right side of the road, down an embankment, and knocked down a utility pole. There was nobody in or near the vehicle when they arrived. Some time before their arrival, a pickup driven by John ...
Man Hospitalized After Collision on Highway 60
Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:08 PM
A Paducah man has been hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision Saturday afternoon. At 3:48 pm, McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded to Highway 60 at the entrance to McCracken County High School. They determined that 41-year-old Marlon Brown was driving east on Highway 60, and failed to stop at a red light. His car struck a vehicle in the intersection, driven by 43-year-old ...
Night Lane Restrictions on I-24 Start This Week
Monday, August 18, 2014 5:48 PM
Contractors will begin working overnight along part of Interstate 24 in McCracken and Marshall counties starting Tuesday, as they make progress on installation of Median Cable Barriers. So far, crews have been working along the median with shoulder restrictions. Starting Tuesday night they will begin placement of a concrete base that will anchor the barrier posts. This work will require ...
I-24 Cable Median Barrier Installation Continues
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:10 PM
Installation of median cable barriers along a section of Interstate 24 in McCracken and Marshall counties starts Tuesday. A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is in the final stages of similar construction along a section of I-24 in Christian County, and plans to move a crew to McCracken County near the Ohio River Bridge. They will begin installing the cable barriers from ...
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