Mississippi river bridge


Illinois Gov. Quinn Still Pushing For Gun Restrictions

“I do think we should revisit the issue of alcohol and guns,” he said. “You don’t want someone with a weapon loaded who’s drinking too much.”


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The Stan Span Inches Closer to Reality

Missouri House members gave the legislation final approval 149-1 on Monday. It now goes to Gov. Jay Nixon.


Workers raise a new conduit into position on the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi River in December, 2012. (Photo via MoDOT)

Illinois Rep. Says Veterans, Not Musial, Deserve Bridge Namesake

Jay Hoffman, D-Belleville, said he has great respect for Stan Musial but believes the bridge should be named after the men and women who died for the country.


1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Battle Shaping Up Over Naming Rights for Mississippi River Bridge

Early in the non-debate there was a ground swell of support for naming the bridge after the late great baseball hall of famer Stan Musial.


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Metro East Rep. Files ‘Stan Musial Day’ Legislation

Dwight Kay, R-Glen Carbon, says “The Man” had many fans throughout the state, not only for his playing career, but for his legacy as a humanitarian.


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Contractor Mistake Forces Additional Work On Bridge Ramp

The ramp connects westbound Interstate 55-70 to the bridge but when it was was inspected, the cross slope was off.


Outfielder/First Baseman Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals smiles before a Major League Baseball game. Musial played for the Cardinals from 1941-63. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Area Politicians Push Musial Bridge Legislation

Rep. Rodney Davis’ bill is co-sponsored by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO).


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UPDATED: McCaskill, Durbin & Nixon Endorse KMOX’s “Stan Musial Bridge” Idea

McCaskill (D-MO) said she and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) will introduce federal legislation requesting that the new bridge be named after the late Cardinal Hall of Famer.


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Bleak News For Local Construction Companies

We’re driving less and we’re driving more efficiently and that means less money to pay for the roads we’re driving on.



Cable Installation Underway On New Bridge

They’ll be going up over the next ten months



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