Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge
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.
A towboat has sunk in the Mississippi River, near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
There were places the top concrete did not bond with the main deck surface.
Quinn tells KMOX the $700 million dollar span is a great investment for both Illinois and Missouri.
Illinois and Missouri have announced new details for the public debut of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on Saturday, February 8.
Project Director Randy Hitt says everything from surface repairs to snow removal will be simplified.
Transportation officials will celebrate the completion of the bridge on February 8, 2014 and open it up for the traffic the next morning.
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.
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.
Linking the Missouri and Illinois sides of the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge has taken longer than expected.