New I-70 Bridge Officially Named After Stan Musial

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI)– The new Interstate 70 Mississippi River Bridge is officially named after Cardinals great Stan Musial.

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced that President Obama signed into law her legislation naming the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi River the “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge,” after the measure unanimously passed the U.S. Senate last month.

McCaskill released the following statement:

“I’m thrilled to see this tribute to Stan Musial become a reality. The class, integrity, and service he showed to the game of baseball, the country, and the citizens of St. Louis deserves to be remembered, and today’s signing ensures that it will be.”