The $695 million dollar Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge was officially opened today (Saturday) with plenty of celebration and ceremony.
MoDOT says it is postponing the closure until the next weekend: February 8th and 9th, because the prep-work won’t be done in time.
MoDOT says the closure is necessary while girders are installed for a new overpass at Walnut Street.
St. Louis area drivers will be facing another major road closure.
MoDOT says it will close all lanes of I-70 between Pine Street and the Poplar Street Bridge Friday evening.
The Missouri Department of Transplantation says it will close all lanes of I-70 between Pine Street and the Poplar Street Bridge Friday January 17th through the morning of the 20th.
Transportation officials will celebrate the completion of the bridge on February 8, 2014 and open it up for the traffic the next morning.
According to police a 26-year-old man was shot at around 1:34 p.m. as he was traveling on EB I-70 near Cass and 10th.
MoDOT’s Interim District Engineer Greg Horne says annual funding has gone from $1.3 billion a few years ago to a projected annual budget of $430,000.
Discovery made by IDOT employees in area about 120 miles southeast of Springfield.