A new bridge is unveiled on Troost. The Kansas City Council passes truancy ordinance. Two Kansas City notables—Alvin Brooks and Walt Bodine—receive an honor from the city council. It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.
Kansas City, Mo. – Today marked the groundbreaking for the $13.5 million Troost Bridge project. The Troost Avenue bridge will be replaced. There will be streetscape and intersection improvements. Crews will also upgrade a stretch of the storm and sanitary sewer system.
Congressman Emanuel Cleaver says despite years of delays, with help from federal stimulus funds, the project is now moving forward.