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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.

The Second Issue of the Online Newsletter is Now Available

Each month, the Champ Clark Bridge team will publish an online newsletter that can be printed and shared.  The newsletter can be found under the "What's Going On?" box on the right side of the web site, then clicking "Bridge Newsletter."  If you would like to be notified when the newsletter is updated, as well as other work that is going on at the Champ Clark Bridge, be sure to click on the "Sign Up For Alerts" box, also on the right side of the web site.  Here is a direct link to the newsletter...enjoy!  

Intermittent Lane Closures on U.S. Route 54 in Illinois Near Bridge

HANNIBAL – While construction crews continue to work in the water setting casings to build the piers for the new bridge, other work is progressing on land.  “Crews are clearing trees on the Illinois side of the bridge now to prepare the area for additional construction on the new bridge,” said Missouri Department of Transportation Area Engineer Brian Haeffner.  He said there is a possibility for intermittent lane closures on the Illinois side of U.S. Route 54.  “The work will be taking place over the next month, and we appreciate the patience of those who drive across the bridge, in the event of a brief closure,” he added.

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