Eggners Ferry Bridge

Kentucky's top transportation official has told the National Transportation Safety Board that navigation lights on bridges are working properly and that workers who inspect and maintain the lights are properly trained.

Keith Todd/KY Transportation Cabinet

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say repairs on the Eggners Ferry Bridge are progressing nicely, and reinforcing steel has been placed on the structure today. At this point, they believe the structure will be ready for use during the Memorial Day weekend.

Keith Todd / Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear got a firsthand look today at the damaged Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake and said getting traffic restored is among his highest priorities.