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William H. Natcher Bridge Reopens After Lengthy Closure

Both lanes of the William H. Natcher Bridge at the Daviess County, Kentucky-Spencer County, Indiana, line, have now reopened after a long closure Tuesday.

Posted: Sep 21, 2021 7:48 AM
Updated: Sep 22, 2021 8:45 AM

Authorities with the Kentucky State Police say both lanes of the William H. Natcher Bridge have now reopened after being closed for around 12 hours Tuesday.

KSP said around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday that both lanes of the US 231 bridge, otherwise known as the William H. Natcher Bridge, were closed.

Both lanes of the bridge, which stretches over the Ohio River and connects Daviess County, Kentucky to Spencer County, Indiana, reopened around 5:30 p.m.

According to KSP, the closure was caused by a police pursuit involving an unidentified man. You can read more details on that pursuit by clicking here.

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A line of sustained to heavy rainfall is expected to push northeastward across the Tri-State between the hours 7AM and 11AM Thursday morning; be sure to pack an umbrella early tomorrow, as that timeline will fall during your morning commute Thursday. After the initial line of rain exits east of the region, we'll continue to see periods of scattered rainfall throughout our Thursday afternoon and evening. Unfortunately, the same can be said for our Friday - lower pressure slowly spinning eastward will stall the rainfall and prolong our precip chances as we head into Friday afternoon and evening. It looks as though those chances of rainfall throughout our Friday will be sporadic at best and shouldn't lead to any significant disruption to those Friday night football games.
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