10:35am

Tue April 3, 2012
The Commonwealth

Crews Prep Damaged Bridge for Repairs

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are performing maintenance work on the remaining spans of Eggners Ferry Bridge. A construction project will soon begin to replace the 322-foot span knocked out by a cargo vessel on Jan. 26. State spokesman Keith Todd said a date has not been set for the start of construction. Engineers are finalizing plans required for fabrication of steel for the new span. Hall Contracting plans to run a crew of about 40 around the clock to meet the May 27 deadline.