St. Louis-area McKinley Bridge to be re-vamped with bicycle access

Because of safety concerns, the McKinley Bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River near Alton, has been closed since October. When it is reopened, two of the four lanes are planned as motor vehicle lanes and the other two lanes will be bike/ped lanes.

There are a number of issues that must be resolved before construction can move forward.

Read the complete story in the Alton, IL, Telegraph.