From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky’s highway construction season moves into high gear this month. Crews are at work on I-64 in several eastern Kentucky counties. State Transportation Cabinet Spokeswoman Natasha Lacy says the moderate winter means there should actually be fewer road repairs. “It will be similar probably to last summer. There will… Continue reading As Weather Warms Up, So Does Highway Repair Work
Preparations are being made on the Kentucky side of the Sherman Minton Bridge for its reopening, which, according to one report, could occur as early as midnight tonight. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Andrea Clifford says crews removed concrete barriers that were put into place to block access to the bridge from westbound I-64. “We’ll have… Continue reading Final Preparations Made for Bridge Reopening
The Indiana Department of Transportation says the Sherman Minton Bridge could reopen about a week earlier than the original March 1 deadline. Workers are nearly finished installing steel reinforcement plates on the 50 year old bridge. The span has been closed since September 9, when a crack was discovered in a load-bearing support beam. Officials… Continue reading INDOT: Sherman Minton Bridge Could Reopen a Week Early
“The section of I-64 at the Simpsonville exit is going to be closed Monday evening August 30th and Tuesday evening August 31st. This will allow for demolition of the bridge on KY 1848 that goes over the interstate,” said Andrea Clifford of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.