Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge Officially Opens

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - After four years of construction, a bridge in Atchison is finally open!

Drivers cruised over the new Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge at 4:30 Wednesday afternoon.

The bridge runs over the Missouri River between Kansas and Missouri.

All four lanes are open near Atchison, with traffic reduced back to two lanes once drivers get closer to the Missouri state line.

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