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[US 45]US 45 travels a north-south route through the Jackson Purchase. It enters Kentucky from Tennessee at Fulton, parallels the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway to Mayfield, and crosses the Ohio River into Illinois near Padacuh.

See also: KentuckyRoads.com: Aerial Photo of US 45 Ohio River Bridge

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[US 45]
Brookport Bridge Work Means Delays
Posted: 10-Sep-2005 9:44PM CDT

Drivers crossing between Paducah and Illinois will face delays because of a maintenance project on the US 45 Brookport Bridge: WPSD NewsChannel 6: Kentucky/Illinois: Bridge Construction Means Long Delays for Drivers (Aug. 24, 2005) [Outside Link]

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Three Western Kentucky Bridges to Receive Solar Powered Navigation Lights
Posted: 12-Jul-2004 12:16AM CDT

The US 51/US 60/US 62 bridge at Wickliffe, the US 45 bridge at Paducah, and the KY 56 bridge in Union County will all received new solar powered river navigation lights: USATODAY.com: Kentucky (July 9, 2004) [Outside Link]

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Aerial Photographs of Illinois Central Railroad and US 45 Ohio River Bridges Contributed
Posted: 15-Nov-2003 9:12AM CST

Tim Ward of C.J. Mahan Construction Co has contributed aerial photographs of the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge at Metropolis, Illinois and the US 45 bridge at Brookport, Illinois. These have been added to the Bridges of the Ohio River Photo Gallery. Thanks to Tim for the contribution!

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