A portion of Interstate 44 near Springfield will be named after late golfer Payne Stewart. Governor Mel Carnahan plans to sign into law a bill that would rename a stretch of the highway after Stewart, a Springfield native who was killed in a plane crash last year. The measure is part of a larger transportation bonding bill the governor plans to sign next Tuesday. Stewart won the U.S. Open twice, and was a five time member of the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
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