The “Rededication” of a Bridge Between Missouri and Illinois — Transportation History

November 17, 2007 A “rededication” ceremony was held for the McKinley Bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River and links St. Louis, Missouri, with Venice, Illinois. This bridge had been designed by renowned engineer Ralph Modjeski and it first opened in 1907.   Contrary to a widespread assumption, the bridge was not named after President William McKinley; the […]

The “Rededication” of a Bridge Between Missouri and Illinois — Transportation History