Eggners Ferry Bridge http://wfpl.org en Lighting Problem On Eggners Ferry Bridge Fixed http://wfpl.org/post/lighting-problem-eggners-ferry-bridge-fixed <p>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a wiring problem caused the navigation lights on the newly rebuilt Eggners Ferry Bridge in western Kentucky to malfunction&nbsp;Sunday &nbsp;night.</p><p>Spokesman Keith Todd says the&nbsp;outage was reported by a boater and confirmed by state police.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>An electrical crew tracked down the problem this morning.</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 18:50:41 +0000 Rick Howlett 882 at http://wfpl.org Lighting Problem On Eggners Ferry Bridge Fixed Eggners Ferry Bridge to Reopen Ahead of Schedule http://wfpl.org/post/eggners-ferry-bridge-reopen-ahead-schedule <p>Officials say western Kentucky&rsquo;s Eggners Ferry Bridge will reopen Friday, two-and-a-half days ahead of schedule.</p><p>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.</p><p>Crews have been conducting emergency repairs on the 80 year old span. The incident forced some motorists to take a long detour around the closure.</p><p class="post_tags">&nbsp;<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></p><p><!-- Facebook Comments for WordPress v3.1.3 by we8u (http://we8u.com/facebook-comments/) --></p> Thu, 24 May 2012 21:17:25 +0000 Rick Howlett 434 at http://wfpl.org