Traffic

Road reopened after head-on crash involving school bus in Livingston Co., Ky.

Heartland road projects 9/13

State police open road following deadly crash in Ky.

  Overturned semi reduces traffic down to one lane on Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Traffic diverted on KY 1377 in Carlisle Co. for crash involving semi-truck hauling hogs

  3 killed in deadly late-night crash involving a stolen vehicle in Paducah, Ky.

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  Man in custody after vehicle crashed into Sikeston home

  Southbound lanes reopened after crash on I-55 in Scott Co., Mo.

Mo., Ill., Ky. to receive millions in emergency relief funds for road and bridge repairs

  Sinkhole closes portion of road in Portageville, Mo.

  Public meetings to be held on replacing the U.S. 51 Ohio River ‘Cairo’ Bridge

3 injured in two-vehicle crash in Graves County, Ky.

Man seriously injured after hitting dog with motorcycle

A man was injured and a dog was killed after a motorcycle crash

  Pedestrian hit on IL Route 127 in Perry County

A man was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car in Perry County Illinois on Friday night, September 6.

Contracts awarded to fix, replace 14 of Missouri’s poor bridges

These are the first bridges to be awarded under Governor Mike Parson’s Focus on Bridges program, which was proposed in January and passed by the Missouri General Assembly in May.

All lanes of traffic open near house fire in Crittenden County

Officials warned of traffic delays on the morning commute.

  How to stop Hurricane Dorian from ruining your travel plans

  Investigators: Passenger jumped from truck on I-55 to avoid head-on crash and later died; driver facing multiple charges

MSHP issues safety reminders during National Child Passenger Safety Week

Portion of river trail to close during pump station project

MSHP releases crash statistics over the 2019 Labor Day weekend

2 injured in ATV crash in rural Sesser, Ill.

  Large sinkhole found near Murray shopping center

The City of Murray Public Works Department closed and barricaded the entrance pending further investigation.

  Carbondale police ID pedestrian hit, killed by train

Route 13 was closed for several hours in downtown Carbondale on Monday evening, September 2 after a pedestrian was hit by a train.

4 injured in crash on Oaks Rd. in McCracken Co.

Four people, including a baby were injured in a crash on Oaks Road in McCracken County on Sunday.

Semi truck rollover crash on I-57 northbound at 45 mile marker

According to Illinois State Police, it happened just north of the 45 mile post.

U.S. 68/KY 80 back open following Trigg County, Ky. crash

According to KYTC, the crash happened at the 13.7 mile marker in Trigg County, Kentucky.

  KSP vehicle involved in crash while responding to another collision in Graves County, Ky.

KSP was responding to a crash with injuries on KY 408 on Saturday, Aug. 31, when a trooper’s vehicle was hit by an unrelated driver.

  MSHP plans extra patrols for the holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is expecting a lot of traffic this weekend and that’s why they plan to have extra patrols.

1 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Rte. 37 in Johnson Co.

One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash on Route 37 in Johnson County on Thursday afternoon.

U.S. 45/Joe Clifton Drive to close in Paducah for roadway rehabilitation

A section of U.S. 45/Joe Clifton Drive in the Carson Park area of Paducah will close to traffic starting Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

  $20.7M federal grant will replace 40 rural Mo. bridges

The bridges, all located north of I-70, are in poor condition, weight-restricted, supported by timber pile and one-lane wide but carry two-way traffic.

Martin Luther King Bridge at St. Louis to stay closed longer

St. Louis-area commuters who prefer to cross the Mississippi River on the Martin Luther King Bridge will have to wait quite a while longer for the bridge to reopen

Drivers be aware of Highway 61 Yard Sale

The Missouri State Highway Patrol urges travelers to take extra precaution the next several days.

  Upgrades coming to Amtrak station in Carbondale, Ill.

Upgrades are coming to the Carbondale Amtrak station.

KYTC awards Fulton, Ky. over $100K for resurfacing of roads

The Kentucky Transport Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid has announced another grant in discretionary funds to resurface roadways in Fulton, Ky.

  ’Saturation Saturday’ safety campaign spreading to the Heartland

This is also part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

Mo. Dept. of Transportation giving away 2 old bridges

Anyone interested in the historic bridge must submit a detailed proposal describing the dismantling and relocation plan, cost and future use.

Tractor trailer overturns on I-55, officials on scene

Parrott said the roadway is not blocked at this time.

  Traffic lights working after malfunction in Cape Girardeau

Police believe the issues were due to weather.

Crews repair gas leak in Wayne County, Mo.

He said a driver pulling a horse trailer backed up over a valve causing the leak.

  Motorcycle driver killed in 2 vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton said the driver of the motorcycle was killed in the crash.

Morley, Mo. man injured in motorcycle crash in Scott County, Mo.

A Morley, Missouri man was seriously injured after a motorcycle crash on Sunday, Aug. 18.

19-year-old injured after truck hits tree in Ky.

One person is injured after a single-vehicle crash in McCracken County, Kentucky on Sunday, Aug. 18.

1 killed in single-vehicle crash in Washington County, Ill.

A man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Washington County, Illinois on Saturday, Aug.17.

  Jackson water main break causes emergency closure of NB lane of Hwy. 61

According to the City, the northbound lane of Highway 61 was temporarily closed

  US 45 Ohio River ’Brookport’ Bridge to be closed until Nov. 1

On Thursday, August 15, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced a contractor is making “good progress” on maintenance and repair items on the bridge.

Hickman, Ky. city commissioner dies in crash

Phillip Williams had been serving as city commissioner since 2007.

1 injured in three vehicle crash in Randolph County, Ill.

Illinois State Police responded to a three-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 3 on Monday, Aug. 12.

MoDOT extends weight allowance for trucks used in flood relief, levee repair

The extension allows private and for-hire carriers to haul up to 10% more than their licensed weight on the highways.

1 killed in vehicle vs. moped crash

The man on the moped was identified as Dexter Slaughter, 61, of Murray, Ky.

Traffic flow to change for drivers, parents near Wing Elementary in Sikeston

The speed limit has been reduced from 35 to 20 mph

  I-24 exit ramps at U.S. 60 to reopen Aug. 8

Ramps at the Interstate 24 Paducah Exit 4 interchange will reopen Thursday, August 8.

Illinois State Police talk school zone safety in Marion

This will kick off an enforcement period which will run from Aug. 12 through Aug. 30.

  Bicyclist hit, killed on Hwy. 62 in Miner, Mo.

They say the driver of the vehicle was going east on U.S. Highway 62 when the driver hit Best, who was also going east.

Doniphan police announce changes to school traffic flow

Police are asking people to not line up before 2:45 and use one lane of traffic only.

“Students are on the move!” Mo. Hwy Patrol and Ill. State Police remind drivers of school year safety

Officials said in 2018 five people were killed and 457 people were injured in 969 traffic crashes involving school buses.

Several injured following crash on I-55 near Marston, Mo.

Crash on I-55 causes traffic delay on Highway 61 in Portageville, Mo.

3 adults, 4 children injured in crash on Rte. 148 in Williamson Co., Ill.

Multiple people, including children, were hurt in a crash on Route 148 on Friday, August 2.

Multiple vehicle injury crash in Murray, Ky. closes street

Both occupants were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

  2 teens killed in deadly rollover crash near Willow Springs, Mo.

Two teenagers are killed and two more are injured after a single-vehicle crash in Douglas County, Mo. on Tuesday, July 30.

1 injured in a 2-vehicle crash in McCracken County, Ky.

One person is injured after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of US 62 and US 68 in McCracken County, Kentucky on Tuesday, July 30.

Temporary road closure at South Shawnee Blvd. near East Jackson Blvd. in Jackson, Mo.

A portion of South Shawnee Boulevard between Old Cape Road and East Jackson Boulevard will be closed to all traffic.

'Respect the Load. Share the Road’ campaign targets driving safely around big rigs

Officials said this statewide campaign urges driver to drive safety around big rigs.

1 dead after two-vehicle crash on Rte. 148 in Williamson County, Ill.

ISP troopers say a 90-year-old Carbondale woman driving the Toyota died at the scene.

  Rte. 3 between East Cape Girardeau, Gale, Ill. reopened

IDOT reopned Route 3 from the Cape "Y" south to Gale, Ill. Monday, July 29.

  Woman dies after vehicle crashes into home in Marion, Ky.

A woman is dead after a vehicle hit her home in Marion, Kentucky. on Saturday, July 27.

U.S. 641 reduced to 1 NB lane after two-vehicle crash

It’s not clear if there were any injuries.

  IDOT: Portions of Rte 3 and Rte 146 reopen to traffic

It's been a long time coming for drivers who'd had to go the long way around to and from Cape Girardeau.

ISP working 2 separate crashes on I-57 in Franklin Co., Ill.

Illinois State Police are working two separate crashes in Interstate 57 on Friday, July 26.

  Kentucky highway slides as river level drops

Road crews have the road reduced down to one lane with flaggers to allow traffic to travel on the road while work is in progress.

  Riverfront Trail in Cape Girardeau remains partially closed to public

On Wednesday, July 24, the Parks and Recreation Department said it is hoping to reopen it before the weekend.

Suspended driver arrested for drugs, traveling too fast

Kenny Dwayne Golightly was arrested on several charges after a traffic stop on Highway 60 in Ballard County, Ky.

Driver injured after vehicle hits utility pole

The crash happened on Edgewood Dr. at Azalea Ln. in Cape Girardeau on Thursday night.

Deadly crash under investigation in Perryville, Mo.

The crash happened on the 1700 block of S. Kingshighway on Tuesday, July 23.

  Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois listens to new Cape Air proposal

The people of southern Illinois have a choice between two service proposals

KYTC to hold public meeting for input on KY 1286/North Friendship Road improvements

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has scheduled a meeting to discuss plans and receive input about improvements to a section fo KY 1286/North Friendship Road in the Lone Oak area of McCracken County, Ky.

  Sightseers not welcome in East Cape Girardeau

Highway 146 between the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge in Cape Girardeau and East Cape Girardeau is open for residents only.

Hwy. 60 down to 1 lane east of Grayridge for semi on guardrail

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a semi truck drove up on a guardrail.

Your comments are welcome at Mo. State Highway Patrol public forum

They will examine the procedures, policies, management and operations and support services of the department.