Groundbreaking held for improvements to Old Chain of Rocks Bridge on the Missouri side

The Great Rivers Greenway on Saturday held a groundbreaking ceremony for long-awaited improvements, including security additions, to the Missouri side of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge in St. Louis. Construction actually will begin early next year, with completion slated for early 2024. An artist's rendering of the Missouri side of the bridge can be … Continue reading Groundbreaking held for improvements to Old Chain of Rocks Bridge on the Missouri side

Groundbreaking set for Oct. 29 for improvements to Old Chain of Rocks Bridge site

The Great Rivers Greenway will hold a groundbreaking celebration at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge in St. Louis from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 29 for improvements to the west side of the site. The Route 66 Association of Missouri several days ago emailed its members, informing them about the event at 10840 … Continue reading Groundbreaking set for Oct. 29 for improvements to Old Chain of Rocks Bridge site

Great Rivers Greenway plans to restore bridge at Route 66 State Park in Missouri

The Great Rivers Greenway is working with the Missouri State Parks Foundation to restore the long-closed Meramec River Bridge at Route 66 State Park near Eureka into a pedestrian and cycling span. The bridge's deck was removed more than 10 years ago to help keep the main structure from deteriorating further, and its future looked … Continue reading Great Rivers Greenway plans to restore bridge at Route 66 State Park in Missouri

Replica of toll building proposed for Old Chain of Rocks Bridge in St. Louis

One of several redevelopment proposals for the west side of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge in St. Louis contains a replica of the long-gone toll house that stood on that site. The Great Rivers Greenway, which controls the bridge as a vital link over the Mississippi River to a series of pedestrian and cycling … Continue reading Replica of toll building proposed for Old Chain of Rocks Bridge in St. Louis