Kentucky Lake http://wfpl.org en 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