Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Brookport Bridge Reopened
WSIL TV -- The US 45 Ohio River Bridge between Paducah, KY, and Brookport, Il, is now OPEN.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet personnel checked the bridge this afternoon and determined that the above freezing temperatures did melt the ice off of the metal decking, allowing the bridge to reopen to traffic.
The bridge closed at about 11 o'clock Tuesday evening, and remained closed until this afternoon.
Wind: 8 MPH
Humidity: 79 %