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Visitors move in to get a closer look at whats left of the Lewis and Clark statue as the Mississippi River overtakes on the St. Louis Riverfront in St. Louis on April 19, 2013. Officials predict the Mississippi River to crest at 39.4 feet on the St. Louis riverfront on April 23. That is more than nine feet over flood stage. The record crest set back in 1993 was more than 49 feet.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Riverboat Operator Holds Out Hope For Revival

When the Burger King Boat slammed into the Poplar Street Bridge and the minesweeper Inaugural sank in 1993, it marked the beginning of the end for a riverfront lined with restaurants.

08/05/2013

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KCI Awarded “Park Over the Highway” Contract

KCI Construction was awarded the contract to build the “lid” over I-70 that stretches from the Old Courthouse to the Arch for $26.4 million.

07/10/2013

A family takes a stroll under the Gatewa

St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Pass I-70, Archgrounds ‘Lid’ Plan

The bill would put a grassy lid over the downtown depressed lanes of I-70 and reroute Memorial Drive.

07/03/2013

Getty/Karen Bleier

Riverfront Redesign Moves Ahead With New Budget

The goal remains to have the highway lid and other improvements done in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Arch’s completion in the fall of 2015.

02/22/2013

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MoDOT Puts I-70 “Lid” Proposal Before Public

Lush, green grass is shown covering an entire block of the interstate between the Old Courthouse and the Archgrounds.

04/11/2012

Police Officer Rescued from River

Slid into the water near the archgrounds

01/20/2012