Poplar Street Bridge
Michael Kelley – Tuesday, August 20th – Jeff Rainford, Deanna Venker, Bonnie Barczykowski, Scott Faughn, and Missy Kelley
Michael talks with Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford; with Deanna Venker of MoDot; with Bonnie Barczykowski, new CEO of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri; with Scott Faughn of the Missouri Times; and with Missy Kelley of STL Downtown Partnership about Downtown Restaurant Week.
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.
Construction crews will close the two left lanes on westbound Poplar Street Bridge at 8 p.m. Monday to make repairs to the driving surface.
Investigators, were conducting a sweep Wednesday in Cahokia for fugitives and illegal drugs and guns when the man sped away from police.
The ramp was closed for several hours, Saturday.
The closure begins at 8 p.m. Friday and is expected to end by 3 a.m. Monday, April 1, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.
The Missouri House bill would put Clay’s name on the Missouri portion of the Poplar Street Bridge.
The judge also ordered Garcia to simultaneously serve a 10-year sentence on a DUI count related to injuries he caused to another pedestrian.
The money will make the bridge safer and quicker.
The eastbound portion of the Poplar Street Bridge would actually be moved nine feet south once the new Mississippi River Bridge opens.