Preview: A bridge to the future

Eye on KELOLAND

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — A historic project is underway in the Pierre and Fort Pierre area . The Lt. Comdr. John C. Waldron Memorial Bridge stretching across the Missouri River is set to be replaced.

The new bridge is expected to be open to traffic in late 2022.

“It’s a great opportunity to build a new crossing over the Missouri River. We’re really looking forward to the new bridge,” SDDOT Chief Bridge Engineer, Steve Johnson said.

Coming up in Wednesday night’s Eye on KELOLAND at 10, we’ll tell you what this new crossing will add to the area.

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