Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Hawesville Residents Weigh In on Bridge Reconstruction

ky trans cab 300HAWESVILLE, Ky. (9/18/13) – Last night (Tuesday) about 25 citizens attended a public meeting to discuss plans for reconstruction of KY 69 at the Hawesville end of the Bob Cummings-Lincoln Trail Bridge.

The project is aimed at providing a more direct route for KY 69 from US 60 to the Ohio River Bridge that connects Kentucky and Indiana. Currently traffic heading to the Hawesville-Cannelton Bridge from US 60 have to wind through Hawesville's downtown area past the Hancock County Court House and make several turns.
 
The new route will provide trucks and other through-traffic a direct path to the bridge.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Project Development Engineer John Rudd says the plan could be ready for purchasing of right of way along the new route sometime next year, followed by about 9 months of work to move utilities to accommodate the construction zone.

Total cost of the new bridge connector is estimated at around $10 million. Rudd expects the project to be ready for construction sometime in 2015. However, the state highway plan doesn’t currently include allocations for the construction phase.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Keith Todd

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

In Other News...

Gov. Beshear Announces Budge Industries to Expand in Henderson

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/29/14) — Governor Steve Beshear announced Budge Industries will expand its operations in Henderson… Read More

Brescia University Fall Enrollment Numbers Reach Highest Level in 46 Years

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/30/14) — Fall enrollment is expected to be at the highest level in 46 years, the second highest level… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 5422

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 4333

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 4009

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 3849

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 26, 2014 3688

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 26, 2014 2093

Two People Injured When Vehicle Overturns…

in Top Stories by Matt Sanderson
August 27, 2014 1497

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
August 26, 2014 631

Whitfield Presents $1 Million FEMA Check…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 564

McCay Chiropractor Presents Relay For…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 526

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 26, 2014 4333

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 3688

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 26, 2014 1411

City Hall, Transit, Sanitation Schedules…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 26, 2014 1008

Happy Birthday to the Edge Ice Center

in News by Brittni Bunn
August 27, 2014 981

Owensboro Police Conduct Investigations

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 26, 2014 4009

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 3849

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 27, 2014 3123

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 2106

Annual Everly Brothers Cruise In…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 1517

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06