Mississippi River Bridge Reaches New Heights

1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge 1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
File photo (KMOX/Brett Blume)
New Mississippi River Bridge
1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis reached another milestone today. The towers that will support the cable-stayed span are now 200 ft. above the surface of the river, reaching the halfway point of their eventual height. Officials say rising at a rate of about 15-feet per week, the bridge should reach the 400 foot mark by early summer, with an overall completion date of early 2014. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
File photo (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Latest Galleries

Memorial Day Good Turn 2016
Blues Pack Up for Offseason
Blues-Sharks Game 4
New 2016-17 CBS Primetime Shows
Blues Win West Finals Game One
2016 Annie Malone May Day Parade
Spirit of St. Louis Airshow 2016
Blues Advance To Conference Finals

More From CBS St. Louis

Listen Now
Introducing Your New Podcast Network
Find St. Louis' Top Spots

Listen Live