missouri bridges http://kbia.org en Stan Musial bridge scheduled to open with festivities Feb. 9 http://kbia.org/post/stan-musial-bridge-scheduled-open-festivities-feb-9 <p>The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open early next month.</p><p>The new bridge will carry Interstate 70 over the Mississippi River. The <a href="http://bit.ly/1dlt0Fi">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> the four-lane, cable-stayed bridge and associated highway projects are being funded with a combination of Missouri, Illinois and federal money.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:00:35 +0000 Associated Press 46882 at http://kbia.org Stan Musial bridge scheduled to open with festivities Feb. 9 New railway bridge opens for business, serving Amtrak's Missouri River Runner http://kbia.org/post/new-railway-bridge-opens-business-serving-amtraks-missouri-river-runner <p>A new <a href="http://www.modot.org/othertransportation/rail/index.htm">railroad</a> bridge over the Osage River between St. Louis and Jefferson City is now open for both passenger and freight train use.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new bridge cost $28 million, with most of the funds coming from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.&nbsp; Federal Railroad Administrator Joe </span>Szabo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the project came in under budget and ahead of schedule.</span></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:59:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 44366 at http://kbia.org New railway bridge opens for business, serving Amtrak's Missouri River Runner MHTC head proposes 1-cent sales tax to fund I-70 upgrades, fix bridges http://kbia.org/post/mhtc-head-proposes-1-cent-sales-tax-fund-i-70-upgrades-fix-bridges <span style="line-height: 1.5;">The head of the </span><a href="http://www.modot.org/about/commission/index.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has unveiled a plan for funding the state’s aging highways and bridges.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The centerpiece would be a new one-cent sales tax.&#160; It&#160;would&#160;expire after&#160;10 years, and would need approval from both lawmakers and Missouri voters.&#160; Transportation Commission Chairman Rudy </span>Farber<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> say Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:49:11 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27817 at http://kbia.org MHTC head proposes 1-cent sales tax to fund I-70 upgrades, fix bridges