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The Champ Clark Bridge, built in 1928, is part of the U.S. Route 54 corridor and spans the Mississippi River connecting Louisiana, Missouri with the state of Illinois.

Construction Officially Underway on New Bridge

MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna watches Hal Smith, representitve from Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood, combine Missouri and Illinois dirt into a pot to signify the importance of the partnerships that have made a new Champ Clark Bridge possible.  Nearly 200 people participated in the ceremony held on Friday, September 8 on the riverfront in Louisiana.  Watch a short video and see all photos from the ceremony on MoDOT's Flickr site

Sec of Transp and Mr McKenna

Intersection Work Official Beginning of New Champ Clark Bridge

HANNIBAL – Signs will soon be installed in the U.S. Route 54 and Missouri Route 79 area of Louisiana to alert drivers of pending work in the area.  Improving this intersection with new pavement, striping, sidewalks and lighting officially will start the work towards a new Champ Clark Bridge.  “The contractor will begin placing road work signs the week of September 11,” said Missouri Department of Transportation Area Engineer Brian Haeffner, P.E. 

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September 12

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Public Meetings

Groundbreaking Ceremony

for a NEW Champ Clark Bridge!

Friday, September 8

10 a..m. - 11 a.m.

Riverfront in Louisiana, MO