A national-level effort to name the new Mississippi River Bridge after late St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial is one step closer to law.
U.S. Senators passed the legislation unanimously on Tuesday and mirrors several state-level initiatives.
The Senate measure will now move on to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has released some new photos of construction workers installing the massive cables on the new Mississippi River Bridge. The process of installing those cables is expected to take about a year to complete.
The creation of the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi just north of downtown has created renewed interest in a plan to remove the part of I-70 that currently runs through downtown.
John Norquist is the President of the Congress for New Urbanism, where he champions a growing movement encouraging cities to tear down their freeways.
Norquist gave a talk at Washington University entitled “Rethinking Our Streets: The Value of Flexible Street Design”
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