Thursday, January 12, 2017

News From Along Route 66, December 2016: Want a Christmas Tree With That Concrete and the Gasconade Bridge

DECEMBER 14--  Ted Dewes Frozen Custard's other business.  For one month during the holiday season, they sell Christmas trees and other greenery.  They have been doing this since 1950 while they are closed for the winter.  Fresh foliage instead of a concrete, you know.

DECEMBER 16--  MoDOT lays out options for the Gasconade River bridge at a public hearing in Lebanon, Missouri.

**  Refurbish the bridge for cars and regular-sized trucks.  Cost $4.4 million.

**  Demolish the old bridge and build a new one.  Cost:  $4.3 million.

More to Come.  --RoadDog

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