State transportation officials need one final permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before construction will begin on the $240-million new I-70 Rocheport bridge project. Top Missouri and regional leaders broke ground on Tuesday, on a bluff overl...

Construction expected to start soon on new I-70 Rocheport bridge project

State transportation officials need one final permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before construction will begin on the $240-million new I-70 Rocheport bridge project. Top Missouri and regional leaders broke ground on Tuesday, on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River. Columbia Mayor Brian Treece has pushed for the project for years. “This is …