Friday, January 25, 2013
The removal of two bridges over Interstate 64 is pushed back another week.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has delayed a planned weekend closure of Interstate 64 downtown until Feb. 1. The department will close all lanes and ramps of Interstate 64 in both directions downtown between Hampton and Forest Park Parkway at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. The closure is weather permitting and may be delayed due to temperatures or significant precipitation. While the interstate is closed, crews will remove the Taylor and Newstead bridges over I-64 as part of a project to construct a new interchange at Tower Grove and Boyle and replace four bridges over the interstate. The ramps from McCausland, Skinker, Hampton and Kingshighway to eastbound I-64 will be closed during this time. In addition, the ramps from Pine, …
Friday, January 18, 2013
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on the St. Louis work zones for January 17-23.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will close the Taylor and Newstead bridges over Interstate 64 starting after morning rush period Monday Jan. 21. On Jan. 21-23, crews will close the inside lane on I-64 in both directions overnight to fill in the rumble strips. Work will start about 8 p.m. Monday on the eastbound lanes and then will move to the westbound lanes after eastbound is finished. Lanes will be reopened to traffic by 5 a.m. the following morning. MoDOT has a full closure of both eastbound and westbound I-64 from Kingshighway Boulevard to Forest Park Parkway scheduled for the weekend of January 25 to remove the Taylor and Newstead bridges. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, December 14, 2012
A bypass for drivers on South Main Street will be in use beginning on Monday.
Ongoing work on the Blanchette Bridge over the Missouri River will alter traffic this weekend through next week. Maintenance work will close a lane of the Blanchette Bridge on Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., crews will close the right lane westbound to perform some maintenance work. When the work is finished, crews will then close the right lane eastbound. The work is expected to be finished by noon. Starting Monday, Dec. 17, drivers on South Main Street under the Blanchette Bridge will be detoured onto a bypass located adjacent to existing S. Main Street. Crew will be removing the old bridge deck directly over Main Street. Motorists are being advised to slow down as speeds will be reduced through the area. The bypass will be used off …
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on its St. Louis work zones for November 15-21.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will close all lanes and ramps on the eastbound double deck structure downtown from Jefferson Avenue to the Poplar Street Bridge, starting at 7 p.m. Friday, November 16. Since work is directly over downtown lanes of Interstate 55 and I-70, traffic on those interstates may be shifted as crews work overhead. All eastbound I-64 lanes and most ramps should reopen by 5:30 a.m. Monday. This should be the final major closure on the interstate as part of the project to remove and replace the driving surface. Drivers can still expect some lane closures on the double deck structure during off-peak traffic hours to smooth the pavement. Crews will also close all lanes on eastbound and westbound I-70 at…
Friday, November 9, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports St. Louis work zones for November 8 -14.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will close all lanes on eastbound Interstate 64 downtown from Jefferson to the Poplar Street Bridge from Nov. 8 - 12. Crews will be working on the section of the double deck just over I-55 and the depressed lanes of I-70 downtown. While crews are working on the roadway above, drivers on I-55 heading to I-70 may be detoured onto Memorial Drive and back to the interstate for safety. The ramps from Forest Park Avenue and Pine Street to eastbound I-64 are closed around the clock through November. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, October 12, 2012
The westbound span of the Blanchette Bridge will close Nov. 2 and all traffic will be diverted to the eastbound span of the bridge for a year. See the full timeline for closure and renovation.
In less than a month, the westbound span of the Blanchette Bridge will close for a year and traffic will be diverted to the eastbound span of the bridge. Walsh Contracting Co. has set a closure date of Nov. 4 for the westbound span of the bridge, said Tom Evers, MoDOT area engineer. "That's the goal and it is weather permitting, but right now that's the schedule," he said. Monday, Nov. 5 will be the first morning rush hour with both eastbound and westbound traffic on the eastbound span of the Blanchette Bridge. The $62.7 million replacement and repair of the westbound span of the bridge is expected to be completed in a year. Drivers on Interstate 70 can expect some lane closures during the weekends of Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 26-28 as crews …
Monday, June 11, 2012
A section of Portage Road at its intersection with Rees Road will be closed for two months beginning Monday, June 11 at 7:30 a.m.
Motorists may need to find a different way of travel if Portage Road is on their list of streets to take. According to a recent news release, a portion of Portage Road will be closed beginning Monday, June 11 at 7:30 a.m. The closure is to allow for the construction of two box culverts. Specifically, Portage will be closed at the construction area located at the intersection of Portage and Rees Road. Portage will remain open on either side of the closure area, but no through traffic will be allowed in the area of culvert replacement. Likewise, Rees Road will remain open, but no traffic will be able to access Portage from Rees or vice versa. The road will remain closed for approximately two months. For alternative routes, motorists may …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Crews will work on bridge repairs from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday.
Two lanes of eastbound I-70 will close over Highway K for road work this week. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) crews will work on bridge repairs from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. MoDOT urges drivers to avoid eastbound I-70, if possible to minimize overnight traffic delays.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
The closing will occur on Oct. 10.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will permanently close the exit ramp from eastbound Interstate 70 to 10th Street in St. Louis city (Exit 249A) at 9 a.m. Oct. 10. The ramp will be removed permanently so crews can construct roadway and ramps between I-70 and the new Mississippi River Bridge. The new ramps to the bridge will cross directly over the current location of the 10th Street exit ramps. Drivers can use the Broadway exit (250A) to get into the city. At the same time, several roadways on the west side of the interstate will also close as part of construction. They include: Both 9th Street and 10th Street north of Cass Avenue will become two-way, to ensure traffic can get to businesses on those roadways.
Friday, September 16, 2011
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