Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Stan Musial Bridge, Andy Gammon Highway: Compromise in Mississippi River Project?

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The bill calls for appropriate signs on the bridge honoring Musial -- which would be paid for by private donations. The measure would ultimately require buy-in from Illinois legislators.

The Andy Gammon Memorial Highway, as proposed would run from "mile marker 248" to the Illinois border.

This bill is moving forward as St. Clair County politicians across the river have voted to name it the Veterans Bridge -- yet a third suggestion over the last two months.

Andy Gammon - VIA FACEBOOK

Schmitt says he hopes that his bill garners enough support so lawmakers can designate the names by August.

He adds, "Illinois legislators are very receptive."

Here's the full bill.

SB 176

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