PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard will begin hearing testimony Monday in Paducah on the collapse of a Tennessee River bridge in western Kentucky.
A span of the Eggner's Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake fell when a cargo ship, the Delta Mariner, hit the steel bridge on Jan. 26.
The Coast Guard and the National Transportation and Safety Board are jointly investigating the crash.
The hearing begins at 1 p.m. CDT at Paducah City Hall and will continue at 7:15 a.m. each day until it's over.
The bridge serves as the western entrance to Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. It is expected to be reopened to traffic before Memorial Day.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.