Community digest 1/8/02

Tuesday, January 8, 2002

Bollinger County bridge repairs planned

A bridge on Route V between the Route C and Route K junction in Bollinger County will be closed while the Missouri Department of Transportation bridge crew makes routine repairs to the structure.

Weather permitting, the bridge will be closed Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Motorists will need to take alternate routes while the repairs are being made.

The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near the area.

For more information, call MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 1 (888) 275-6636.

League to discuss global trade issues

The League of Women Voters of Southeast Missouri will conduct a discussion of the pros and cons of global trade.

The discussion will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Hirsch Room of the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The public is invited to attend. Members will vote whether they concur with the position adopted by the national organization of the League of Women's Voters.

Local organization president Eileen Steinberg has information to distribute concerning the League's proposed position.

-- From staff reports

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