Eggners Ferry Bridge to Reopen Ahead of Schedule

Officials say western Kentucky‚Äôs Eggners Ferry Bridge will reopen Friday, two-and-a-half days ahead of schedule. The bridge, which carries US 68 and KY 80 traffic across Kentucky Lake, has been closed since it was struck by a cargo ship on January 26. Crews have been conducting emergency repairs on the 80 year old span. The… Continue reading Eggners Ferry Bridge to Reopen Ahead of Schedule

Eggners Ferry Bridge To Be Repaired By Memorial Day, Says Beshear

Using the same contractor that repaired I-64 Sherman Minton Bridge in Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear announced Thursday the award of an emergency agreement to repair and reopen the damaged Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake by Memorial Day weekend. From the governor’s office: The contract, with a low bid of $7 million, was awarded by… Continue reading Eggners Ferry Bridge To Be Repaired By Memorial Day, Says Beshear