"Cairo" Bridge to reopen after flooding - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

"Cairo" Bridge reopens after flooding

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WSIL -- The US 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge connecting Kentucky and Illinois is once again open to traffic. 

The bridge had been closed since February 22 due to floodwaters. Crews with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet worked to clear debris and repair damaged shoulder areas.

The US 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge between Wickliffe, KY and Cairo, IL, carries US 51, US 60, and US 62 traffic across the Ohio River.   

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