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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
KYTC Inspecting Bridges Following Evansville Earthquake
Posted: 31-Jul-2002 1:13AM CDT

WPSD NewsChannel 6 reports in this June 19 article [Outside Link] that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is inspecting bridges in Western Kentucky caused by the June 18 earthquake 9 miles northwest of Evansville. The quake measured 5.0 on the Richter scale and was the largest quake to hit the region in 30 years. The Brookport Bridge near Paducah was briefly closed.

More information: WPSD: Brookport Bridge/Earthquake (June 19, 2002) [Outside Link], MyInKy.com: Did you feel that? (June 19, 2002) [Outside Link]

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