MoDOT to discuss bridge replacement; orthopedic screening clinic canceled; studio features wife, husband at First Friday showing

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

MoDOT to discuss bridge replacement

The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a community briefing Thursday to discuss the replacement of the Route B Little Muddy Creek Bridge in Bollinger County. The meeting is at 4 p.m. at MoDOT's maintenance shed in Patton on Highway 72, east of Highway 51. In September, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved plans to improve more than 800 of the state's lower rated bridges in the next five years. Nineteen bridges in the Southeast District will be among the first improvement projects in 2009 and 2010. Each bridge will close for up to six weeks. Briefings will be announced for other bridges in the region as construction approaches.

Orthopedic screening clinic canceled

An orthopedic medical screening clinic sponsored by the Cape Shrine Club set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at West Park Mall has been canceled. For more information, call David at 334-1414.

Studio features wife, husband at showing

Cat Ranch Art Guild members Russell and Louise Callahan will be the featured artists at the first Friday reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Westray Studio, 1930B Broadway (across from McDonald's). Louise Callahan will display sand castings inspired by nature that are made with concrete and detailed drawings. Russell Callahan will display wood-turned bowls and ornaments, free-form sculptured pieces and executive pen and pencil sets. Other guild members' work will be on display. Regular hours for the studio are noon to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 9 p.m. on First Friday.

-- From staff reports

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