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.
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.
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.
HANNIBAL – The monthly Champ Clark Bridge project update will be held Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at the project village, 120 S. Water Street, Louisiana. Karen Daniels, a senior historic perseveration specialist with the Missouri Department of Transportation, is teaming up with local historian Brent Engel to share information about the construction of the 1928 Champ Clark Bridge and history of the area. “We’ve had a lot of questions about the current bridge, so we thought it might be interesting to share a historical perspective, as well as give an update on the progress of the new bridge,” said MoDOT Resident Engineer Brandi Baldwin, P.E.
The update is open to the general public and lasts about 90 minutes. For more information about the project, visit www.champclarkbridge.com.
“Hannibal’s proposal incorporates lattice beams, gusset plates, rivets and a plaque from the existing bridge into their interpretative panel design, documenting the significance of the historic bridge,” said Champ Clark Bridge Project Director Keith Killen.