Devisl Elbow Bridge, circa 1923. Image from http://www.bridgehunter.com


GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY AT THE HISTORIC ROUTE 66 BRIDGE OVER BIG PINEY RIVER IN DEVILS ELBOW


After many years of planning and searching for funds, the Pulaski County Commission has entered into a contract with a contracting firm to renovate this 90 year old structure for the future use by of area residents and numerous Route 66 visitors from various foreign countries.


Participating funding agencies are Federal Highway Administration, Missouri Department of Transportation, National Park Service, Department of Housing and Urban Development, United States Department of Agriculture and Pulaski County Commission.


On Thursday, October 24 at 11:30 AM, the Pulaski County Commission will conduct an official groundbreaking ceremony to signal the start of construction activity which is expected to take about 10 months to complete.


You are invited to attend this historic event and meet some of the participants that have worked together to renovate the only curved bridge still in use by vehicles traveling on Historic Route 66.


Gary J. Bockman, PE, PLS


2826 S. Ingram Mill Rd.

Springfield, MO 65804

Phone: (417) 886-7171

Fax: (417) 886-7591

Cell: (417) 860-9263

gbockman@greatriv.com



Devisl Elbow Bridge, circa 1923. Image from http://www.bridgehunter.com

GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY AT THE HISTORIC ROUTE 66 BRIDGE OVER BIG PINEY RIVER IN DEVILS ELBOW

After many years of planning and searching for funds, the Pulaski County Commission has entered into a contract with a contracting firm to renovate this 90 year old structure for the future use by of area residents and numerous Route 66 visitors from various foreign countries.

Participating funding agencies are Federal Highway Administration, Missouri Department of Transportation, National Park Service, Department of Housing and Urban Development, United States Department of Agriculture and Pulaski County Commission.

On Thursday, October 24 at 11:30 AM, the Pulaski County Commission will conduct an official groundbreaking ceremony to signal the start of construction activity which is expected to take about 10 months to complete.

You are invited to attend this historic event and meet some of the participants that have worked together to renovate the only curved bridge still in use by vehicles traveling on Historic Route 66.

Gary J. Bockman, PE, PLS

2826 S. Ingram Mill Rd.
Springfield, MO 65804
Phone: (417) 886-7171
Fax: (417) 886-7591
Cell: (417) 860-9263
gbockman@greatriv.com