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Boonville Bridge

On Wednesday April 27 Governor Blunt has backed out of the agreement made by the previous DNR director to save the Boonville Bridge. To allow the UP Railroad to remove the bridge is very unfortunate for the citizens of Missouri and the KATY Trail users.
posted Apr 28 2005 2:18PM - John, Jefferson City

This bridge would have been a big draw for the Katy Trail. It is a sad day... the bridge should have been saved for future (cycling) generations.
posted Apr 29 2005 1:03PM - Dan, Boonville

THIS ISSUE IS NOT OVER - the governor's decision may have been illegal and/or unconstitutional. Lawyers are currently working through this. If the bridge reverts to the railroad, it could threaten the entire Katy Trail. See this section of the home page for links with more details.
posted May 10 2005 9:45AM - Ray (webmaster)

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