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Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

Artist's rendering of the new Mississippi River Bridge, set to open in 2014.

Quinn: Stan Span ‘One Of The Most Important Bridges Ever Built’

Quinn tells KMOX the $700 million dollar span is a great investment for both Illinois and Missouri.

02/07/2014

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

Missouri, Illinois Announce Details For New Bridge Public Debut

Illinois and Missouri have announced new details for the public debut of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on Saturday, February 8.

01/28/2014

Work continues on the Mississippi River Bridge that will connect Illinois and Missouri, from Brooklyn, Illinois on July 15, 2013. The bridge will be named the Stan Musial Veterans Bridge and has created 3,400 jobs. The bridge should be open by March 2014.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Project Director: New Bridge Will Offer Relief From Old Burdens

Project Director Randy Hitt says everything from surface repairs to snow removal will be simplified.

12/23/2013

Workers patch the tower legs of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on July 23, 2013. Photo via MoDOT/IDOT

Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge Will Open Feb. 9

Transportation officials will celebrate the completion of the bridge on February 8, 2014 and open it up for the traffic the next morning.

12/12/2013

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

Stretch of I-64 in Illinois to Close Friday

Knowing it will be a major disruption for commuters, I-DOT will penalize the contractor $2,500 for every 15 minutes the road remains closed past the deadline of 9:00 a.m. on September 23.

09/12/2013

Workers patch the tower legs of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on July 23, 2013. Photo via MoDOT/IDOT

Area Construction Group: ‘We Are Coming Back’

PRIDE St. Louis Executive Director Jim LaMantia says the only reason to celebrate a jobless figure of around 20 percent is that it was up to 35 percent during the Great Recession.

07/29/2013

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New Bridge Faces Slight Delay

Linking the Missouri and Illinois sides of the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge has taken longer than expected.

07/26/2013

Work continues on the Mississippi River Bridge that will connect Illinois and Missouri, from Brooklyn, Illinois on July 15, 2013. The bridge will be named the Stan Musial Veterans Bridge and has created 3,400 jobs. The bridge should be open by March 2014.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge Meeting in the Middle

“We’re not going to have any speeches or anything like that but the last piece of structural steel is always the ceremonial piece and we’ll have some banners to commemorate”

07/25/2013

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Missouri, Illinois Meet In Middle

The Stan Musial Veterans Bridge will hit another milestone on Friday when both the Illinois and Missouri sides of the bridge will be joined together in the middle.

07/23/2013

With a span of the new Stan Musial Veterans Bridge exposed, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joins  workers to talk about the nearly completed bridge as preparations are being made for the final section in Brooklyn, Illinois on July 15, 2013. The bridge will connect Illinois to Missouri and has created 3,400 jobs. The bridge should be open by March 2014.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Mississippi River Bridge Will Bring Strong Economic Impact

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge will bring a strong economic impact for both Illinois and Missouri.

07/15/2013

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