The Wiley Drive low water bridge that is often closed after heavy rain along the Roanoke River Greenway is one step closer to being replaced with a bridge that sits up higher. US Senator Mark Warner returned to the site a year to the day after vowing to deliver federal infrastructure funds for the project. Joined by fellow US Senator Tim Kaine and members of Roanoke City Council, a ceremonial “big check” for $2.5 million was unveiled at the greenway event this morning. It may still be about two years to replace the low water bridge. Hear from Warner and then Kaine below: