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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is holding a public meeting Tuesday evening (June 11) to discuss the proposed reconstruction of U.S. Highway 60 in Ballard County. The highway connects Paducah to the U.S. 51 Ohio River bridge. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Around 400 people packed into a church gymnasium Tuesday in Hazel to learn about and weigh in on planned improvements to a highway in southern Calloway County. 

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is reminding drivers to watch out for roaming deer in the last few months of the year.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials are touring the commonwealth looking to develop partnerships with county leaders for road work that leads to or sustains jobs and job growth. KYTC Secretary Greg Thomas visited Marshall County on Monday as part of his listening tour inviting input from local officials on infrastructure needs.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has restricted eastbound traffic to one lane on Interstate 24 at the Tennessee River Bridge at the 30 mile marker.

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2nd Update: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the new bridge is now open to two-way traffic.  

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has proposed budgeting $1 billion dollars in bridge and roadway repairs in their 2018 Recommended Highway Plan.

Ryland Barton via Twitter, @RylandKY

Friday Evening Update:

A winter storm warning remains in effect until 9 Friday evening. Heavy snow is moving east across the region and is expected to be out of the region later Friday night. Kentucky Public Radio Capitol Reporter Ryland Barton tweeted that snow has begun falling in Frankfort. 

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  The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is temporarily halting service due to fog on the Mississippi River. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Update 2: Per McCracken Co. Sheriff's Office: Ohio River Bridge now open to both lanes, normal traffic.  

Update: McCracken County Sheriff's Department said one lane of traffic has re-opened.

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