Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Temporary Fix: Kansas City Buck O'Neil Bridge Reopens Both Ways For Thanksgiving
Actually, for the Kansas City mad dash home tonight . . .
The latest from MoDOT:
After months of rehab work- the iconic bridge is open in both directions. Thanks for your patience.
More . . .
In April, Kansas City voters approved the renewal of a 1 percent sales tax to help pay for a new bridge. However, the new bridge project is not fully funded. The state needs to find an additional $50 million.
This year’s repairs cost $5 million. A $2 million study was also done at the same time to lay the groundwork for what is expected to be a $200 million replacement bridge.
The smarter denizens of our blog community have already figured out that KCMO taxpayers will be forced to pick up the tab.
Developing . . .