Forty Files: Highway 40 Photo Documentary, Vol. 8

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"This project is moving along great, and that's because of the Labor Union and all the organized trades that have all played their part."

Wait a second! That's the radio ad for the labor union! I've been brainwashed. Could it be because the radio spot runs every ten minutes during Cardinals games!?

But hey, I got to hand it to someone. The highway is moving along rapidly. What was a dirt ravine for months and months (photos here) suddenly looks like an interstate.

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In this photo from yesterday in Richmond Heights, you can see that crews have broadened the road quite a bit in the last week and added an off ramp at the Big Bend Bridge.

Could we have lane-dividers installed by next week? Stay tuned to the "Forty Files" to find out. In the meantime, continue on to see a photo of the project from last week.

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