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Ribbon Cutting for New Cumberland River Bridge on US 60 Planned for Monday, May 15
Posted: 14-May-2023 9:17PM CDT

From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1:

New US 60 Cumberland River Bridge, May 2023

Gov. Andy Beshear Will Join Local Officials to Cut Ribbon on New U.S. 60 Cumberland River Bridge in Smithland Next Monday, May 15

Public invited to walk the bridge before it opens to traffic

PADUCAH, Ky. (May 9, 2023) –  Gov. Andy Beshear will join Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray and local officials to celebrate the opening of the U.S. 60 Cumberland River Bridge in Smithland. The media and public are invited to walk the bridge then join officials for a ribbon cutting and bridge dedication before the bridge opens to traffic that evening, weather permitting. 


U.S. 60 Cumberland River "Smithland" Bridge Celebration


Monday, May 15 


U.S. 60 Smithland Bridge
Parking will be available along the north side of the bridge at the temporary connector between the new bridge approach and the existing U.S. 60 alignment. 

Overflow parking is available at the Livingston County Fairgrounds across the road

Location Pin [Outside Link]


12:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. CT - Walk the new bridge

2:30 p.m. CT - Ribbon cutting ceremony

Event will be postponed if there is heavy rain. Check KYTC District 1  Facebook [Outside Link] page for updates. 

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Updated: 14-May-2023 9:17PM CDT

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