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PADUCAH, KY — The US 45 Ohio River “Brookport” Bridge at Paducah will be restricted on Wednesday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says they will be doing their annual walk-through inspection of the bridge. A lane restriction is expected to be in place from about 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m..
The new I-69 Ohio River Crossing bridge was part of Wednesday's traveling city hall discussion. The traveling city hall was held at Caze Elementary where Tri-Staters got the chance to talk one-on-one with city leaders about tolling the new I-69 bridge and possibly Highway 41. Steven Nickise, a project ...

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a southern Indiana barge and towboat manufacturer are entering their final day on the job as the Ohio River shipyard closes its doors. Monday was the last day of ship building operations at Jeffboat's Jeffersonville shipyard just north of Louisville, Kentucky.
Other exhibits provide information on why mussels are so important for humans and the Ohio River ecosystem. A list of scheduled events follows: * Mussel Month will be held at the Refuge Visitor Center at 3982 Waverly Road in Williamstown. Starting in May it will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The U.S. Coast Guard says choppy waters on the Ohio River will make for extremely dangerous boating conditions during Thunder over Louisville on Saturday. On Tuesday, officials warned of flood debris still floating in the water and a high current. The U.S. Coast Guard will be on the Ohio River ...
Recovery efforts are underway in the Ohio River near Lawrenceburg after a tiki bar sank into the water. Police say they were called to the RiverWatch restaurant Sunday morning after someone walking along the levee noticed what was happening. By the time officers arrived, there was little they could do to ...

Mill Creek stretches 28 miles from the border of Butler County, south through Hamilton County to the Ohio River. When people litter, the trash is primarily transported to Mill Creek via sewers and roads. Mill Creek is tributary of the Ohio River and the trash can be carried out through the river, where it washes ...
Talk about a big oops. The owners of a barge that cracked in half on the Ohio River say "human error" caused the release of 467,000 gallons of fertilizer into river waters this December. This new information was released by the company, Southern Towing, at the request of the state of Kentucky, which ...
The Ohio River is predicted to reach flood stage this weekend. A flood advisory has been issued for the Ohio River until 6 p.m. Wednesday. The river will continue rising to near 50.5 feet this morning then begin falling. Flood stage is 52 feet. By Saturday the river could be more than 52 feet deep. A flood ...
This story has been updated to reflect a Friday afternoon weather and river forecast. Widespread wet weather across a large part of the Ohio River basin has river levels rising again. With more rain in the forecast, parts of Louisville's flood protection system such as pumping stations went into service Friday.
The Ohio River is not expected to reach flood stage (52 feet), but at noon on Friday was already in its "action stage." At that time, it had risen nearly 8 feet in 24 hours. Forecasters say it will rise another 8 feet by Monday afternoon. The weather service predicts the river will crest at 49.4 feet Monday. At 48 feet ...
The idea of a bridge over the Ohio River connecting W.Va. 2 in West Virginia and Ohio 7 in Ohio has sparked some interest and some doubts among readers of The Herald-Dispatch. At a recent Lawrence County (Ohio) Board of Commissioners meeting, it was announced that various area governmental ...
The aftermath of the Ohio River flood is clearing up after shutting down major roads, closing businesses and damaging homes in bordering communities on both Ohio and Kentucky sides of the river. A flood warning went into effect for the tri-state area Feb. 19 and remained in place until Feb. 23 after a full ...
Along Kellogg Avenue in the East End, tradition runs deep and as many businesses know all too well. Sometimes, so does the Ohio River. “We actually came in here in a canoe,” said Kasey Beck as she stood in the middle of the Hitching Post restaurant. “We had the canoe in the dining room.”.
NEWTOWN, Ohio -- Eve Brooks was dressed head-to-toe in a hazmat-type suit Monday, emptying dirty water from the Little Miami River out of her pots and pans. "Who knows what's in the water because this is sewage that we're dealing with, you know, so you don't want to touch anything," she said.
The city manager initially ruled his family home "inhabitable," after last week's Ohio River flood took a chunk out of the aged structure. It had survived every flood since 1789, the year his family estimates it was built. While Federal Emergency Management and insurance companies will still make the final ...
The northern portion of the city rests on the shores of the Ohio River, which swelled to its highest crest in 21 years on Monday, following five days of rain that dropped 40 billion gallons of water on Louisville alone. City officials expect that Louisville reached the $2.8 million threshold required to qualify for ...

They said that state and EPA standards “may not be adequate to protect the aquatic life and uses of the Ohio River.” Shifting the role of setting pollution standards to the states, supporters say, would allow the agency to concentrate on existing efforts that include monitoring water quality and aquatic life, ...
CLOSE. Aerial footage of the Ohio River flooding throughout the Cincinnati-area, captured Feb. 26, 2018. ... We have the Ohio River, which provides 88 percent of Cincinnati's drinking water and much of the water for Northern Kentucky and other communities along the river. But the region also has the ...
The Ohio River crested at 60.53 feet Sunday at 8:15 p.m. This makes it the 22nd highest river crest on record with the United States Geological Survey. It's our highest river level since the significant flooding we saw in early March 1997. But this did not surpass the 1997 flood level. So what happens now?
Earlier reporting: After beginning to recede, the Ohio River has started rising again. By Tuesday, the National Weather Service is predicting the river will reach its highest level since 1997. Forecasts show the river rising three feet between mid-day Saturday and Sunday night reaching 59.4 feet by Tuesday ...
Aerial footage of Tristate flooding on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018. The floods affected businesses and communities alongside the river. The Enquirer/Phil Didion. 636547334945117730-KYTuesday.flooding1.jpg Buy Photo. The playground at Bellevue Beach Park in Bellevue, Kentucky is surrounded by ...
When there are periods of rain, it takes time for the water to flow from city streets and tributaries into the Ohio River and as that water reaches the river, it starts to rise. "It's a slow process because of the river's size," an NWS spokesman said. Meteorologists said the Ohio River will likely remain in minor flood ...
CINCINNATI -- More floodgates and roads closed Tuesday as the Ohio River crept toward the crest of its most recent flood. In the Queensgate neighborhood west of downtown Cincinnati, crews installed floodgates on Mehring Way and Carr Street. Mehring is blocked between the Sixth Street Expressway ...
It was five days of precipitation on top of already soggy neighborhoods, business and industrial districts and farms, helping to push the Ohio River to its highest level in 20 years and trigger flash floods. Louisville has a hard time handling storms greater than 2 or 3 inches within 24 hours. That happened on ...
If watching the fireworks from the Ohio River floats your boat, you're out of luck. Due to rising levels of the Ohio River, swift currents and debris, officials from the Kentucky Derby Festival said recreational boaters will not be allowed on the Ohio River on Friday and Saturday. Matt Gibson, the Senior Vice ...
The Rabbit Hash General Store has seen its fair share of floods, but community members were on edge as the Ohio River crept toward the iconic building last week. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Flood damage would have been a second devastating blow to the 185-year-old store. A massive fire gutted the ...
BELLEVUE — Third-year Northern Kentucky University law student Alex McKenzie, of Bellevue by way of Georgetown, walks Panda, her black and white Shih Tzu-Lhasa Apso mix, at least twice a day. She has been tracking the Ohio River this past week as it has taken over the yards of her neighbors a few ...
CINCINNATI -- Officials are urging drivers to plan their Monday morning commutes accordingly after the Ohio River crested at 60.5 feet Sunday, closing many Tri-State roads with its floodwaters. Hamilton County Commission President Todd Portune said Mehring Way will remain closed for Monday's ...
Sure, people were calling her “crazy cat lady.” Darnell didn't care. With about 80 cats and kittens in her care at Cozy Corner Kitten Rescue, Darnell wouldn't leave, despite a forecast calling for the Ohio River to rise to its highest level in two decades. “I just felt better staying with them and caring for them,” she ...
No visits to the East End, California, Sayler Park, Riverside or the downtown riverfront, areas in the city hit by Ohio River flooding. It seems odd not to see Cranley out in public amid the region's worst flood since 1997. This is the same mayor who held a press conference at the city's salt dome ahead of the ...
The Ohio River, a scenic but sometimes menacing neighbor, crested Sunday night and has been slowly receding. That meant people in this Clermont County village, and riverside communities all around the Tri-State, shifted their focus from clearing out to cleaning up. Loading video... Down the street from ...
The National Weather Service said the Ohio River crested Sunday and was still well above flood stage Monday. Sunday's peak was more than 8 feet above flood stage and the highest crest since 1997. Meteorologist Kristen Cassady, in Wilmington, Ohio, said a couple of dry days will help, but rain expected ...
Forecast: Ohio River Cresting. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! WLWT. Updated: 10:17 AM EST Feb 25, 2018. Forecast: ... The Ohio River continues to rise this morning. Expected to crest early in the afternoon at the highest levels since the 1997 flood. It will start to recede this evening.
A number of Kentuckiana schools and businesses have announced closures for Monday, Feb. 26 amid weekend flooding. More >>. A number of Kentuckiana schools and businesses have announced closures for Monday, Feb. 26 amid weekend flooding. More >> ...
PADUCAH, KY— Paducah city crews will start installing floodgates to protect against the rising Ohio River. According to the city's spokesperson the latest forecast shows the Ohio River will crest Wednesday morning, February 28 at 49 feet, but since the river is rising quicker than the forecast curve, the city of ...
The Ohio River is at its highest point since the 1997 flood. So, naturally, you want to snap a memorable photo for social media. Here's what to keep in mind as you document the flood for yourself and your friends: Safety is the most important step when taking photos of flooding. Don't enter floodwaters.
Heavy rains have swamped a large area over the past week, from northeastern Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley, Ohio River Valley and southern Great Lakes, triggering moderate to major river flooding in many areas. After a few dry days, rain will return to some of the waterlogged cities in those ...
The Ohio River is slowly making its way into the NFL as it hits Paul Brown Stadium. By PatrickJudis@PatrickJudis Feb 26, 2018, 7:00am EST. Share Tweet Share. Share. Ohio River flooding hits Paul Brown Stadium. tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email. David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports. There has been flooding going ...
This list will update, check back for more news. Flood water doesn't recede fast, but every second counts when trying to get back to your home. Here's when the Ohio River levels are expected to fall on Monday, as well as what the city has planned.
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -. The Ohio River crested in Cincinnati at 60.5 feet at 9:15 p.m. Sunday, it's highest level in more than two decades since 1997, when it exceeded 64 feet, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.
After a nearly a week of rain and flooding, the worst may be over. The Ohio River crested at 60.53 feet and is on its way back down, according to National Weather Center forecasts. That ranks 22nd in terms of historic flood crests, just below the 60.60 feet the river reached in March 1936. It is highest the river ...
For Sunday's flood updates, click here: Cincinnati flooding: A day of record rainfall worsens road flooding, prompts water rescues. Editor's note: More up-to-date reporting is found above. Update, 12:25 a.m. Sunday: The National Weather Service is predicting the Ohio River will reach 60 feet in Cincinnati by ...
(WTRF) - There have been a number of reports of flooding or flood-related events across the Ohio Valley after heavy downpours passed through on Thursday evening. In Ohio County flooding has been reported on the following roads: GC&P Road Route 88. North Fork Short Creek Cherry Hill Road
Projected costs are approaching $1.5 billion and tolls will definitely be required to help pay for a new bridge across the Ohio River between Henderson and ... Making the presentation were Mindy Peterson, spokeswoman for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing project and Janelle Lemon, Indiana Department of ...
Currently, the forecast from the National Weather Service calls for the Ohio River to crest at about 49 feet in Maysville on Tuesday. According to NWS, flooding of lowland areas near the river occurs in Mason County at that stage. Backwater flooding into creeks and streams can also be expected. Flooding ...
Water levels should drop on Friday. The second threat comes Saturday: When water flowing down the Monongahelia, Youghiogheny and Allegheny rivers converge in Pittsburgh, the water will then head into our area. Latest estimates call for the Ohio river to crest in Wheeling late Saturday afternoon.
In downtown Louisville the Ohio River has risen high enough to cover the lower portion of the Great Lawn. Part of the wharf near Joe's Crab Shack is under water. ... In 2015, the Ohio River at Louisville reached 29.8 feet and in 2011 it got up to 31.1 feet. The flood of 1997 saw the river at a level of 38.8 which ...
The Ohio River will be raging over the weekend and into the first part of next week. Significant rainfall has impacted the watershed of the river from Pittsburg through eastern Kentucky. Totals over the last 24 hours (11 AM Thursday - 11 AM Friday) have ranged from 1 to 3 inches with higher amounts ...
Get ready for rain. Lots of it. So much so that a meteorologist from the Weather Channel is doing a remote report from the Tristate. Meteorologist Mike Seidel will be doing a remote near the Ohio River today. Heavy rain is expected tonight as a cold front moves in but should be gone by mid-morning Friday.


 

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