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4 Rescued When Towboat Sinks in Mississippi River

The Coast Guard reopened the river between Lock and Dam 27 and the Eads Bridge last night, about nine hours after the Jim Marko went down.

07/02/2014

File photo of a tugboat. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Towboat Sinks in Mississippi River

A towboat has sunk in the Mississippi River, near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.

07/01/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

More Repairs on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

There were places the top concrete did not bond with the main deck surface.

06/03/2014

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

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