Lane restriction on US 45 Brookport Bridge scheduled for April 25

Updated: Apr. 24, 2018 at 4:02 PM CDT
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PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a moving work zone lane restriction on the US 45 Ohio River "Brookport" Bridge at Paducah, Kentucky on Wednesday, April 25.

This lane restriction will allow an annual walk-through inspection of the bridge structure. It is expected to be in place from  8-11 a.m.

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Drivers should be alert for one lane traffic with alternating flow controlled by flaggers along a short section of the bridge deck.

Appropriate caution is required where equipment, flaggers, and maintenance personnel are along the road working close to traffic.

All Kentucky bridges get a detailed inspection every two years with long-span lane and river bridges getting an extra walk-through inspection annually.

The bridge connects Paducah, Ky. and Brookport, Ill.

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