Friday, September 21, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis work zones for September 20-26
Westbound Interstate 64 in downtown St. Louis will be closed from the Poplar Street bridge to 21st Street starting at 6 p.m. Friday and reopen by 3 a.m. Monday. One eastbound lane on I-64 from 21st Street to the Poplar Street Bridge will be open starting at 6 p.m. Friday. The Broadway, 10th Street and 14th Street entrance ramps to westbound I-64 will be closed this weekend. All ramps, including 14th street on ramp will reopen by 3 a.m. Monday. Crews are continuing work to remove and replace the driving surface on the westbound double deck structure. The depressed section of I-70 eastbound and westbound will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday and reopen by 9 a.m. Saturday. Traffic will be diverted to Memorial Drive. The reversible lanes on…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Missouri Department of Transportation reports the St. Louis Regional Work Zones for August 23-29.
Lanes closed on Blanchette Bridge In St. Charles County, all westbound I-70 lanes on the Blanchette Bridge will close at midnight Friday morning for approximately 30 minutes while crews perform bridge work. Motorists need to avoid this area during this time and use alternate routes. Lanes closed in downtown St. Louis The Missouri Department of Transportation closes two lanes on westbound Interstate 64 this weekend from Broadway to 21st Street starting at 10 a.m., Friday. The second lane will reopen at 3 a.m., Monday. It will close again weekdays from 10 a.m. until 3 a.m. the following morning. Two lanes on eastbound I-64 will close from 14th Street to the Poplar Street Bridge at 8 p.m., Friday until 2 p.m., Monday. These lane closures are …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Missouri Department of Transportation reports the St. Louis Regional Work Zones for August 16-22.
I-64 westbound lane closures downtown Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) crews continue to have one lane closed around the clock downtown on westbound Interstate 64 from Broadway to 21st Street with a second lane closed weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the following morning. On Friday, crews will keep the second lane on westbound I-64 closed from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday. In addition, two lanes on eastbound I-64 between Broadway and 21st Street will be closed from midnight until noon Saturday August 18. These lane closures are to continue removal and replacement of the driving surface on the double deck structure. I-70 eastbound lane closures downtown Great Rivers Greenway will have a second lane closed nightly from 8 p.m. …
Friday, August 3, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis area work zones for August 2-8.
Ramps closed downtown this weekend Cardinals fans heading from the city to westbound Interstate 64 this week should remember that several ramps to westbound I-64 will remain closed until early September. The ramps from Broadway, 10th Street and 14th Street will be closed around the clock. Downtown commuters, to include Cardinal fans, will need to use Pine Street, Jefferson Avenue or Market/Compton to get back onto westbound I-64. Illinois fans coming to the game will be able to use the 9th Street ramp to get into the city from westbound I-64. Earth City Expressway lanes closed Additionally, on I-70 in St. Louis County, one westbound and two eastbound lanes will be closed from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. In addition, the ramp from …
Saturday, July 21, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis area work zones for July 19-25.
St. Louis area motorists should be prepared to slow down and plan for the many work zones that are scheduled over the next week. The Missouri Department of Transportation has 125 work zones scheduled on interstates and arterials throughout the region during the next several days. On Friday, repairs to the Interstate 70 bridge over Earth City Expressway impacted traffic when two lanes and various ramps were closed. These repairs are part of MoDOT’s contract on the I-70 Blanchette Bridge. The two westbound lanes closed 7 p.m. Friday and will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday. The westbound I-70 exit ramp to southbound Earth City Expressway and the ramp from northbound Earth City Expressway to westbound I-70 will also close during the repairs. …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
MoDOT is once again closing all lanes on north and southbound I-270 daily so crews can blast rock.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has resumed daily Interstate 270 lane closures so crews can continue blasting rock along the interstate as part of the I-270 lane expansion project. (Be sure to "Like" Patch on Facebook - check out our page here.) According to a MoDOT news release, the approximately 15-minute closures will take place in both directions of I-270 from Interstate 44 to Manchester Road starting Wednesday. The road will close at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each weekday, to blast rock south of Dougherty Ferry Road. "Crews will need to blast and then clear any rock from the roadway before reopening the interstate," Wednesday's news release stated. MoDOT is also urging drivers to use alternate routes and adjust travel times …
Friday, June 22, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis area work zones for June 21-27.
MoDOT crews will have westbound Interstate 64 closed for portions of this weekend to continue work around the double deck structure downtown. The work should not significantly impact runners and walkers heading to the Race for the Cure downtown. Crews will close all lanes of westbound I-64 from Broadway to 21st Street starting Friday at 10 a.m. They will reopen one lane between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Saturday to allow Race for the Cure participants to get downtown. Then, the lanes remain closed until 3 a.m. Monday. The detour for the closure is Interstate 44 to Jefferson. During the entire closure, the ramps from 10th Street and 14th Street to westbound I-64 will remain open. On eastbound Interstate 70 between the Blanchette Bridge and the …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
An O'Fallon man was seriously injured on I-270 when he was ejected from a car's sunroof.
An O'Fallon man was seriously injured early Wednesday on I-270. Jeffrey Morrissey, 21, was ejected from the passenger seat and out of the sunroof of a 2010 Toyota Camry, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Alex Abrams, 30, of St. Charles was allegedly driving the car at 1:22 a.m. on June 20. The Highway Patrol's report indicates Morrissey was standing in the sunroof when Abrams lost control. Morrissey was then ejected from the vehicle. KMOV-TV reported Abrams was arrested for DWUI and felony assault charges.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Get the latest on the roadways, from the Missouri Department of Transportation's weekly update.
Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures: Two I-64 eastbound lanes closed downtown weekday mornings Missouri Department of Transportation crews will close two lanes of eastbound Interstate 64 from 14th Street to 6th Street 5 a.m. weekday mornings until early May to prepare the roadway for upcoming repair work. All ramps into downtown will remain open, and the lanes will reopen by 2 p.m. Repairs on I-270 between Manchester and I-44 at night Crews continue to repair pavement on northbound and southbound I-270 between I-44 and Route 100 (Manchester Road) at night. Up to three lanes will be closed on southbound I-270 from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Thursday and Friday. Up to three lanes will be closed on northbound I-270 from 7 p.m. …