Lane and load restriction in place today on US 51 Ohio River “Cairo” bridge

A lane and load restriction on the US 51 Ohio River "Cairo"  bridge is planned for today.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says it needs the restrictions to repair and replace inspection ladders along the bridge.

The load restriction will be 10 feet.

Traffic will be controlled by flaggers with delays of about 5 minutes.

The bridge carries traffic across the Ohio River between Wickliffe, Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois.

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