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The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the giant blue crane in downtown Lexington that was supposed to removed this weekend was running behind because of wind delays throughout the weekend.
There will be limited lane and street closures at two separate locations in downtown Lexington this weekend.
Controversy surrounding the CentrePointe project continues to swirl.
A crane removing temporary supports from the Louisville-area East End bridge has collapsed into the Ohio River.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says five federally protected whooping cranes have been confirmed in Hopkins County, and the birds have been spotted in other counties as well in the last couple of weeks.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife says it has begun accepting applications to participate in the upcoming sandhill crane hunting season.
One or two lanes will be closed along a stretch of northbound I-75 in Scott County this weekend so a disabled oversize load tractor-trailer can be removed by crane.
Two barges, one carrying a 100-foot tall crane, drifted about four miles down the Kentucky River during last weekend's flooding without causing any significant damage.
Sandhill cranes have been migrating through Kentucky long before anyone settled in the state. The cranes stopped here for a few short weeks on their way to and from their nesting grounds in the Great Lakes region.
Some downtown Lexington streets are scheduled to be closed temporarily on December 18 while a crane is moved onto the CentrePointe construction site, according to the city.
A couple of downtown Lexington’s busiest streets might have to close, for almost two days, as part of the CentrePointe work.
A $7,200 reward has been posted for anyone with information leading to an arrest of the person(s) responsible for shooting whooping cranes in Kentucky.