bridges http://kcur.org en Bridging The Gap For Infrastructure Shortfalls http://kcur.org/post/bridging-gap-infrastructure-shortfalls <p>Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers grades the country and each state on the condition of its infrastructure. The picture coming from last year’s report isn’t pretty.</p><p>On Tuesday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we look at the grades Kansas and Missouri earned. We also examine the future of infrastructure in our region and how projects that need to be done will be funded.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:17:09 +0000 Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Beth Lipoff 50343 at http://kcur.org Bridging The Gap For Infrastructure Shortfalls Commuter Landscape Changes In Southeast Kansas City Suburb http://kcur.org/post/commuter-landscape-changes-southeast-kansas-city-suburb <p></p><p>Drivers navigating the heavily commuted interchange of Highways 350 and I-470 Monday morning will find a different landscape than they encountered&nbsp; just before the weekend.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Heavy concrete chippers spent the last two-and-a-half days taking down bridge decks.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Dan Verbeck 41725 at http://kcur.org Commuter Landscape Changes In Southeast Kansas City Suburb Economic Toll Taken On Missouri Bridges, Highways http://kcur.org/post/economic-toll-taken-missouri-bridges-highways <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53be5ed6b21ce-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53be5ed6b21ce-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53be5ed6b21ce-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-910679.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Jefferson City, MO – You won't see nearly as many bulldozers and paving trucks working to fix and expand Missouri highways. The upcoming five-year construction program approved today cuts away two thirds of what was spent last year.</p> Thu, 01 Jul 2010 22:37:10 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6780 at http://kcur.org