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Lake Barkley Bridge Lane Closure Wednesday
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:47 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime lane restriction on the US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton in Trigg County on Wednesday. This restriction is reportedly to allow deck repairs on the existing bridge. Officials say drivers should be alert for one lane traffic with alternating flow controlled by flaggers from around 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Delays are ...
Driver Injured, Cited in I-24 Rollover Crash
Thursday, June 23, 2016 5:00 AM
A one vehicle rollover crash Wednesday night injured a Marshall County man and left him facing charges. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, the crash happened around 7:50 pm on Interstate 24 near Exit 11. Deputies said 67-year-old John Jones of Benton was eastbound on I-24 when for unknown reasons his vehicle began to swerve side to side, then overturned. Jones was ...
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 ...
Oaks Road Crash Injures Two
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:17 PM
Two people were hurt Wednesday morning in a crash on Oaks Road. McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputies responded shortly before 10:00 am to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Oaks road and Sheehan Bridge road. Deputies said 18-year-old Nikea Cope, of Mayfield and her passenger, 20-year-old Anthony White, of Paducah were west bound on Sheehan bridge road when Cope slowed for ...
High Speed Chase Leads to Two Arrests
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 1:09 PM
A Union City, TN pair face numerous charges, after a 20-mile high-speed chase across state lines. According to the Fulton County Sheriff's Department, the situation started at around 7:00 pm Saturday when a deputy in the Brownsville community at the intersection of Highways 309 and 925 saw a vehicle run the stop sign. When the deputy met the vehicle he reportedly recognized the ...
Bridge Inspectors Making Progress This Week
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 10:47 AM
Annual inspections on western Kentucky bridges continue this week and are ahead of schedule. Keith Todd from KYTC said Tuesday morning that their inspection crew has made excellent progress, and the inspection of the US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton (in Trigg County) should be completed Tuesday. This means the lane restriction and 8 ft. width restriction will end when the work zone ...
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 ...
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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