MODOT Giving Away Old Bridges for Anyone to Take

The Missouri Department of Transportation is giving two old bridges from Wayne and Butler counties. MODOT officials say, the historic Route 34 Leeper Bridge over Black River in Wayne County and the Business 60 Poplar Bluff viaduct bridge over Black River and Union Pacific railroad in Butler County are available for relocation and reuse by others. Officials say, these bridges are available to government entities, historical or civic groups or private citizens, free of charge A business or anyone that is interested can submit a proposal no later than June 30, 2020 to MoDOT’s historic preservation section.

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