Paducah City Engineer Rick Murphy put the construction on hold. "The fact that we are in excess of our available resources is disappointing," he said. The next step is for him, City Manager Jeff Pederson and city commissioners is to review the bid details to determine what, if any, financial modifications need to be made. "Make sure that the bid that they submitted is mathematically correct and then, once we've determined that, then we cam move from there," Murphy said. Talk of the project began 11 years ago. Wallace remembers those discussions and is hoping the dirt piles don't obstruct her view much longer.
"That's long enough. Something needs to be done," Wallace said. To view details of the Olivet Church Road expansion, click here.