River stage: 8.41 ft. Falling
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013
Isle Casino Construction UpdatePosted Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at 9:52 AM
This photo was taken this morning after construction crews worked all night at the Isle of Capri site. Kristen Eberts - Southeast Missourian.
About 40 trucks an hour came to the site throughout the overnight hours delivering 2,100 cubic yards of concrete.
Police directed traffic at the intersections of Broadway and Sprigg Street and Broadway and Main Street to keep the truck traffic flowing smoothly to the Isle site.
Here's a link to the story to read more about last night's construction event: http://www.semissourian.com/story/175791...
This morning, Isle spokeswoman Jill Alexander said everything went according to plan and there were no problems during the pour.
"Everyone should be commended for a job well done," she said.
In addition to the 50 workers on site, 30 of whom live in a 50 mile radius of Cape Girardeau, Delta Companies had 68 employees working last night, both on site and at its three batch plans used to supply the concrete for the pour.
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