Grand Ave. Bridge http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Officials celebrate opening of refurbished Grand Ave. Bridge http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/officials-celebrate-opening-refurbished-grand-ave-bridge <p>Members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra serenaded officials and more than 40 onlookers as the ribbon was cut on the refurbished Grand Ave. Bridge.</p><p>Dignitaries said the bridge will be a critical link in the heart of the city, connecting cultural institutions at Grand Center with St. Louis University and Harris Stowe State University.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Alderwoman Marlene Davis expects the $22 million bridge project and the adjoining $7 million Metro Scott Ave. Transit Project to yield an economic boost.</p> Sat, 25 Aug 2012 18:25:19 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4411 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Officials celebrate opening of refurbished Grand Ave. Bridge Metro reopens stops at the Grand Ave. Bridge http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-reopens-stops-grand-ave-bridge <p>Metro will reopen its bus and MetroLink stops at the Grand Ave. Bridge tomorrow morning.</p><p>While crews were renovating the Grand Ave. Bridge, Metro was sprucing up its bus and train stops.</p><p>Upgrades include new seating at the bus stop along with redone elevators and stairs to the MetroLink station below the bridge.</p><p>Metro spokeswoman Patti Beck said the stop is a key part of Metro’s busiest route.</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2012 19:04:58 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4355 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Metro reopens stops at the Grand Ave. Bridge