U.S. Department of Transportation http://news.stlpublicradio.org en $20 million awarded for Arch grounds upgrade http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/20-million-awarded-arch-grounds-upgrade <p>The <a href="http://kwmustlouis.wordpress.com/">effort to upgrade the grounds of the Gateway Arch</a> is getting a boost from the federal government - a $20 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.</p><p>The agency planning the project, CityArchRiver 2015 Foundation, announced&nbsp;Monday that the grant will pay for roadway improvements&nbsp;along Interstate 70 near the site of the Arch, including a pedestrian land bridge&nbsp;over I-70&nbsp;connecting the&nbsp;Old Courthouse, Luther Ely Smith Square&nbsp;and the&nbsp;Arch grounds.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 21:55:26 +0000 The Associated Press & St. Louis Public Radio 2660 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org $20 million awarded for Arch grounds upgrade