New: Union Road bridge at Interstate 55 opens this week

The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor Fred Weber, Inc., will open the new Union Road bridge over Interstate 55 in south county this week.

Crews will open the bridge and the northbound entrance ramp to I-55 to vehicle traffic by noon Wednesday, Dec. 1, weather permitting.

The bridge is opening 30 days ahead of its original Dec. 31 deadline. The bridge is being completed within its original $4 million contract, according to a MoDOT news release.

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