Illinois Department of Transportation

Mississippi River Bridge
3:20 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Look: Structural Work Completed On New 'Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge'

Members of Ironworkers Local 396 maneuver the final steel girder into place on the Stan Musial Veteran's Memorial Bridge on July 26, 2013.
(Erin Williams/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated 3:43 p.m. and 3:53 p.m.

Three and a half years after the project began, the structural work is done on the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi River.

Members of Ironworkers Local 396 maneuvered the 30,000-pound steel girder into place on Friday, officially connecting the $667 million bridge that will carry Interstate 70 over the river.

Watch its last few movements:

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