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Corps: No Imminent Closure Of The Mississippi River

Spokesman says they’re removing lots of rocks and “muck” to keep barge traffic moving.

01/03/2013

3/29/12-A patrol boat participates in the search for a missing worker on the Mississippi River. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Companies Face Fines Over Bridge Worker’s Death

Andy Gammon of Park Hills, Mo., died during construction of a new Mississippi River bridge.

10/05/2012

cleanup

Camper, Cars Among Trash Pulled From Mississippi River

Nearly 400 volunteers pull out roughly 20 tons of refuse in St. Louis, Alton.

09/17/2012

9/13/12-Mayors from cities all up and down the Mississippi River are meeting in St. Louis this week as part of a newly-formed group to "spearhead a new level of regional cooperation to make it more sustainable". (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Going With The Flow: Mayors Compare Notes On Mississippi River

Want more attention from Congress on addressing needs of the river.

09/13/2012

CRANE STYLE: A look at the vast array of construction cranes being used to construct the new interchange that will serve as the eastern entrance from I-70 onto the new Mississippi River Bridge. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Drought-Starved Mississippi Slowing Work On New Bridge

Low water means crews can’t use barges to move heavy sections of bridge deck.

08/21/2012

8/3/12-"The Captains' Return", a statue commemorating the historic trek of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, towers high above the drought-starved Mississippi River near the Eads Bridge, high and dry. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Drought Draining Profits From Local Barge Companies

Barges leave 35 truckloads of product on dock so they don’t run aground.

08/03/2012

River Body

Police Seek Help Identifying Man Found In Mississippi RIver

He was wearing shirt featuring a man, a bicycle and a fence

08/01/2012

7/25/12-Lots of gesturing behind closed doors Wednesday as representatives from the East-West Council of Governments from both sides of the river discuss the future of a ramp that currently carries traffic from eastbound I-70 onto the Poplar Street Bridge into Illinois. In the end, a final decision was pushed back to September. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Final Decision On PSB On-Ramp Pushed Back To September

One member of East-West Gateway calls latest delay “ridiculous”.

07/25/2012

Photo: KMOX files

Three Children Dead in I-55 Accident

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports no one in the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt or child restraint device.

05/14/2012

Current view of the St. Louis riverfront looking south from beneath the King Bridge downtown. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Plan To Transform Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. Underway

Raising Mississippi border road above floodline key element.

05/10/2012

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