St. Clair County Board votes to name Mississippi River bridge 'The Veterans' Bridge'

8:16 AM, Feb 26, 2013   |    comments
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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) - There are new developments in the debate over what to name the new Mississippi River bridge.

Monday night St. Clair County leaders unanimously approved a plan to call the bridge "The Veterans' Bridge."

Meanwhile, Missouri lawmakers are pushing to name it in honor of Cardinal great Stan Musial.

Others want it named after Andy Gammon, a construction worker who died on the project.

Lawmakers on both sides river must approve the new name.


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