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Eads Bridge Construction Begins April 21, 2010

Posted by kbianews in St. Louis Public Radio.
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Federal, state and local political figures prepare to ceremonially break ground on the new Mississippi River bridge. (Photo by: Rachel Lippmann, St. Louis Public Radio)

Federal, state and local officials from the St. Louis region gathered on the Eads Bridge Monday to ceremonially start construction on the $670,000,000 new Mississippi River Bridge.

As St. Louis Public Radio’s Rachel Lippmann reports, most dignitaries present gave much of the credit to one Illinois Congressman.

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