Thursday, August 14, 2008

The 800-Bridge (Plan) To Nowhere

An ambitious public-private partnership to repair or replace 802 Missouri bridges at the cost of $600 million dollars remains in limbo almost a year after Gov. Matt Blunt signed legislation to make it happen.
WATCH THE KY3 News @ 10 Report HERE
Highway Commissioner and Springfield Chamber of Commerce President Jim Anderson says a rough economy, high interest rates and rising commodity prices are to blame for the stalemate.
Anderson says the state should reach an agreement with the Texas-based contractor within 30 days or the entire plan may be in jeopardy

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