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Lane closures and traffic shifts on Eggners Ferry Bridge starting Monday

April 19, 2019 | KYTC Press Release

PADUCAH, Ky. (April 19, 2019) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of lane closures and traffic shifts on the U.S. 68-Kentucky Lake Bridge in Marshall County as part of a two-month project to apply a waterproofing epoxy starting Monday, April 22.

The project will progress in six phases and is expected to be complete by Saturday, June 22.

Phase 1 - Monday, April 22 at 10 a.m.
Crews will close the eastbound bridge and convert the westbound bridge to two-way traffic to perform prep work on the eastbound bridge.

Phase 2 - Friday, April 26 overnight
Crews will close the eastbound and westbound bridge for 18-24 hours.

Phase 3 - Sunday, April 28 at 10 a.m.
Crews will close the westbound bridge and convert the eastbound bridge to two-way traffic to perform prep work on the westbound bridge.

Phase 4 - Thursday, May 2 overnight
Crews will close the eastbound and westbound bridge for 18-24 hours.

Phase 5 - Monday, June 3 at 10 a.m.
Crews will close the eastbound bridge and convert the westbound bridge to two-way traffic to apply waterproof epoxy to the eastbound bridge.

Phase 6 - Monday, June 10 at 10 a.m.
Crews will close the westbound bridge and convert the eastbound bridge to two-way traffic to apply waterproof epoxy to the westbound bridge.

During the 18-24 hour closures of U.S. 68-Kentucky Lake Bridge, motorists are advised to detour via U.S. 68 to Interstate 24. Motorists should expect delays and avoid the route if possible. Drivers should slow down and use extra caution when traveling through the work zone.

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