Memphis-Arkansas Bridge, often called the ‘Old Bridge’, to be replaced

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: December 19, 2023 11:50 AM CT | Published: December 18, 2023 12:52 PM CT

TDOT announced a plan to rebuild the I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River with funding from Gov. Bill Lee’s $3.3 billion Transportation Modernization Act.


Memphis-Arkansas Bridge I-55

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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.

Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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