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Champ Clark Bridge across Mississippi at Louisiana now open

Posted on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 8:46 am


A car from Kansas was the first to cross the Champ Clark Bridge after MoDOT and IDOT officials opened the span Friday morning.

The Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River at Louisiana was opened at 8:15 a.m. this morning, Friday, July 11.

One lane on the Illinois side is still underwater but traffic is being allowed through, according to MoDOT officials on the scene.