The Building Yankton Bridge Committee announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the Discovery Bridge. Committee Chair, Jim Black, said the ceremony would be held on July 4, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held near 2nd and Broadway in Yankton.
Terry Crandall will serve as the master of ceremonies. Committee member, Bob Cappel, said the event is a good kick off for many exciting events planned for July 4.
The bridge construction contract has been awarded to Jensen Construction Company of Des Moines.
Work on the $24 million contract will begin in early June.