Ohio River Bridge Reopens Early

An Ohio River bridge that has been closed for almost four weeks for maintenance will reopen this week, five days ahead of schedule, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said.The “Cairo” Bridge serves as a north-south connection for U.S. 51 between Wickliffe in western Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois. It is also an east-west transportation corridor for U.S. 60 and U.S. 62. The bridge carries about 7,000 vehicles per day.A contractor plans to reopen the bridge to one-lane traffic sometime Wednesday, the cabinet said in a news release.

Source: MG News

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