KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Buck O'Neil Bridge is officially getting the upgrade it deserves!
Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday during his second State of the State Address that the state will rebuild the bridge.
KCTV5 News reached out to Mayor Quinton Lucas’ office for a timeline on when the renovations will start.
They said there is no particular timeline set, but the project has been, “a long-standing priority and we’re committed to moving as quickly and diligently as possible to get this rebuilt safely and under budget.”
Mayor Quinton Lucas also posted on his Facebook page addressing the rebuild.
BREAKING: @GovParsonMO just announced during his #MissouriSOTS that Missouri will rebuild the Buck O'Neil Bridge. This is great news for our community and for those who have advocated for this project for years.— Mayor Quinton Lucas (@MayorLucasKC) January 15, 2020