KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Buck O’Neil Bridge is open in both directions Wednesday after shutting down for nearly six months for repairs. The bridge is more than 60 years old and faced major structural problems. The Missouri Department of Transportation said it needed to repair expansion joints, replace cables and work on the main pier in the Missouri River. All that work meant no access for those who take the southbound lanes into downtown Kansas City. About 44,000 metro […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $25 million through the BUILD Grant to the new Buck O'Neil Bridge Project.
"Up to this point we'd been looking at around a $50 million shortfall. About a $200 million project. We felt like we'd identified the majority but we're still about $50 million short, so this $20 million is a big step forward towards closing the gap and getting this thing built," said Brian Kidwell, Missouri Department of Transportation district...
Washington state is finishing construction on its largest wildlife bridge: a 35-foot-tall, 66-foot-wide span that will carry myriad migrating animals over busy Interstate 90.