Amelia Earhart Bridge Open to Final Traffic Configuration
A view of 4th Street and the Amelia Earhart Bridge with four lanes on the Atchison side.
A view of the new configuration from the Missouri side.

(KAIR) -- The new Amelia Earhart Bridge in Atchison is now open to its final traffic configuration.

As of 4:30 Wednesday afternoon  the bridge opened to its final four-lane traffic configuration after four years of project construction.

The four lane configuration runs from 5th Street & U.S. 59 in Atchison to the foot of the bridge in Winthrop, Missouri.

Details are still pending on the deconstruction of the old bridge.