Be ‘Weather Aware’ Friday & Saturday

Construction continues on new Grand Avenue Bridge as MoDOT plans for December opening

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The new Grand Avenue Bridge is expected to open in about six-weeks.

The new bridge is being built in the same location as the old bridge, but includes larger sidewalks and bike paths.

The bridge closed in May for emergency repairs when inspectors found several stress fractures.

MoDOT determined the bridge ultimately needed to be replaced.

The nearly $3.5-million project began at the end of August, when crews brought the old bridge down.