Bond Bridge http://kcur.org en Man, Woman Vanish Into Missouri River Without A Trace http://kcur.org/post/man-woman-vanish-missouri-river-without-trace <p>The Missouri River swallowed up two people seen jumping from the Kit Bond Bridge at midday.</p><p>Traffic was stopped on the span that carries some 100,000 vehicles a day.</p><p>Police talked with at least one witness.</p><p>Visibility was obscured by snow squalls that whipped the river at the time.</p><p>KCUR’s Dan Verbeck gave a description from the site where the river search was launched and ended--“this is Riverfront Park, downstream from the Bond Bridge." &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:00:59 +0000 Dan Verbeck 33864 at http://kcur.org Man, Woman Vanish Into Missouri River Without A Trace Bond Bridge Reopens, Crews Stop Search For Jumpers http://kcur.org/post/bond-bridge-reopens-crews-stop-search-jumpers <p>Emergency workers reportedly began searching the Missouri River late Thursday morning after two or possibly three people were seen jumping from the Bond Bridge.</p><p><strong>Update 1:32 p.m</strong>. KCUR's Dan Verbeck reports that the abandoned pickup found on the bridge has been towed. Rescue boats have been removed from the scene, and no rescue was performed. The focus for now will turn to identifying the truck's owners.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:56:57 +0000 Emilie Mutert & Dan Verbeck 33835 at http://kcur.org Bond Bridge Reopens, Crews Stop Search For Jumpers Traffic Trickle Start on Behemoth Bridge Job http://kcur.org/post/traffic-trickle-start-behemoth-bridge-job <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c039dee7eb7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c039dee7eb7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c039dee7eb7-"></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-926101.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>Kansas City, MO – You should be able to make an unimpeded trip across the new Christopher Bond Bridge over the Missouri River before New Year's Eve. Construction is six months ahead of schedule.</p> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 21:59:24 +0000 Dan Verbeck 7098 at http://kcur.org Traffic Trickle Start on Behemoth Bridge Job Drivers' Relief Nearing For Bridge Crossing http://kcur.org/post/drivers-relief-nearing-bridge-crossing <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c06382210d6-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c06382210d6-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c06382210d6-"></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-895467.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>Kansas City, Mo. – The new Missouri River bridge replacing the Paseo span will be close enough to completion to carry traffic by year's end.</p> Fri, 09 Apr 2010 22:04:56 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6506 at http://kcur.org Drivers' Relief Nearing For Bridge Crossing