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Newsletter - September 14, 2018 Issue

Enjoy this month's issue of all the progress being made on the new Champ Clark Bridge, as well as a special picture from a visiting historic naval ship.  Please share any interesting stories and tid bits about the bridge you may have by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Newsletter - September 14, 2018 Issue

Public Invited to CCB Update - September 29

HANNIBAL - Massman Construction, and the entire Champ Clark Bridge team invite the public to come to Riverview Park in Louisiana on Saturday, September 29 to learn about updates on the new bridge and ask questions.  The update will begin at 10 a.m. and is anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes in length.

Regular updates about construction are provided online at www.champclarkbridge.com and on the Champ Clark Bridge Replacement Facebook page.

Public Invited to CCB Update Saturday, July 28

HANNIBAL - Massman Construction, and the entire Champ Clark Bridge team invite the public to come to Riverview Park in Louisiana this Saturday to learn about updates on the new bridge and ask questions.  The update will begin at 10 a.m. and is anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes in length.

Regular updates about construction are provided online at www.champclarkbridge.com and on the Champ Clark Bridge Replacement Facebook page.

Annual Inspection Complete - Bridge Open

HANNIBAL – Champ Clark Bridge is now open. The annual bridge inspection is complete. Inspection findings concluded no major significant repairs will be necessary which would result in an impact to traffic.

MoDOT appreciates the patience of the drivers who had to find alternate routes during this closure.

Champ Clark Bridge Project Update Moved This Month

HANNIBAL - The Champ Clark Bridge Project Update is being moved this month due to the Memorial Day holiday weekend to Saturday, June 2.  In addition, the project update will be held at the new overlook in Riverview Park, weather permitting.  The new overlook was constructed to serve as a place where individuals can view the bridge as it exists today, watch construction as it progresses, and enjoy the new bridge once it is completed.  As the contractor of the new Champ Clark Bridge, Massman Construction and the entire Champ Clark Bridge team invite the public to learn more from the engineers and construction workers who are making the new bridge a reality. 

The Champ Clark Bridge Update will be held Saturday, June 2 at 10 a.m. on the new overlook in Riverview Park in Louisiana. 

Signs will be set out to direct those interested in attending.  Regular updates about construction are provided online at www.champclarkbridge.com and on the Champ Clark Bridge Replacement Facebook page.

Employment Information Session Is Monday

HANNIBAL – Massman Construction Co. will be hosting an employment information session at the Twin Pike YMCA, 611 Kelly Lane, in Louisiana, Missouri on Monday, May 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for those interested in learning about unions, the process of joining unions, and different career opportunities. The employment information session will take place in the YMCA’s second floor room, and will be more of an informative meeting style than the two previous Champ Clark Bridge job fairs. 

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Work to Begin on Missouri Approach and Retaining Wall for New Champ Clark Bridge

HANNIBAL – Over the last several months, much of the work to build a new Champ Clark Bridge has been in the Mississippi River.  While work will continue to progress to build the piers for the new bridge, one element of construction will soon be more visible on land – the work on the Missouri approach, including the new retaining wall.  “The new bridge is being built just south of the existing bridge and will come into Missouri near the rock bluff behind the Ayerco station,” said Michael Massman, design-build coordinator for the construction company. “To make room for the new approach, crews will remove some of the bluff and secure the remaining portion to ensure it stays intact for decades to come,” he explained.

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