Bridge naming made easy

June 14, 2013 

I have a simple solution to a topic that seems to be causing much anxiety within our Missouri and Illinois political arenas: What to name the new bridge?

Name the new bridge across the Mississippi River the Veterans Memorial Bridge.

We have another bridge that runs adjacent to the ballpark that is named after a street. Change the name of the Poplar Street bridge to the Stan Musial Memorial Bridge.

This brings honor to our deserving military heroes and to our beloved local hero.

No political involvement is needed. Problem solved.

Bob Wiggins

Collinsville

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