Saturday, May 4, 2013
Missouri Department of Transportation reports its St. Louis Work zones for May 2-8.
Missouri Department of Transportatation's maintenance crews are continuing to work daily on touching up striping on state roads around the region. Drivers should be aware of slow moving maintenance operations on roadways as crews continue to work on putting on a new coat of paint. When drivers see a MoDOT vehicle with flashing lights, they should remember to slow down or move over to avoid the work ahead. Often three or more maintenance vehicles will be spaced out over some distance to complete maintenance work. In St. Louis County, blasting operations on southbound Interstate 270 near Big Bend is scheduled weekdays at 1 p.m., and will continue weekly, weather permitting. Both directions of I-270 will have a rolling closure and potential …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
MoDOT had warned drivers that traffic would be stopped Wednesday afternoon.
Update: MoDOT announced that the scheduled blasting would not take place due to predicted rain Wednesday. The Missouri Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect traffic delays on southbound Interstate 270, between Manchester Road and Interstate 44, as rock blasting takes place this week. Weather permitting, the blasting is set to begin Wednesday along southbound Interstate 270 at 1 p.m, MoDOT stated in a news release. This means all lanes in both directions of I-270, between Manchester Road and Interstate 44, will be closed for up to 15 minutes on weekdays.. MoDOT is urging drivers to use alternate routes and adjust travel times to avoid I-270 and Big Bend Boulevard from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 on weekdays. Big Bend Boulevard …
Monday, March 18, 2013
MoDOT is warning drivers to expect delays when lane closures begin tonight on Southbound I-270 between Manchester Road and I-44.
Weather permitting, the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin lane closures Monday night on southbound I-270 between Manchester Road and I-44. In a news release Monday, MoDOT stated that the closures are to complete the road widening project and they will take place daily during non-peak hours. Crews will set the barrier wall starting Monday which will begin at Dougherty Ferry Road and continue north of I-44. MoDOT said four through lanes will remain open to traffic and then beginning April 1, there will be 15 minute delays twice a day on weekdays for blasting. The blasting will last approximately two months, while construction on southbound I-270 is expected to be complete by late December, the news release stated.
Drivers can expect lane closures on Interstate 270, between Manchester Road and Interstate 44, as the widening project along the interstate continues.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect construction, lane closures and traffic delays on southbound Interstate 270, between Manchester Road and Interstate 44. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) It's part of the ongoing $12 million widening project and will impact traffic beginning Monday. In addition, MoDOT stated that the additional lane recently added to northbound I-270 in that area of West County is having a positive impact on traffic flow and reducing congestion. MoDOT said the next set of lane closures will begin March 18 on southbound I-270. They are expected to take place daily, during non-peak hours, and run from Manchester Road to I-44. Fifteen-minute complete lane …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Missouri Department of Transportation reports on the St. Louis work zones for March 14 - 20.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Up to two lanes will be closed on southbound Interstate 270 overnight Monday through Wednesday between Manchester Road and I-44 as part of a widening project. Overnight closures of various ramps and lanes will occur on the Poplar Street Bridge in downtown St. Louis Sunday through Wednesday evening. Two entrance ramps to I-70 from Mid Rivers Mall Drive will close beginning Monday, March 18, weather permitting. The loop ramp from northbound Mid Rivers Mall Drive to westbound I-70, and the loop ramp from southbound Mid Rivers Mall Drive to eastbound I-70 will close. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The projects cost nearly $211 million and will include road and lane closures around the St. Louis area that begin next week.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports its St. Louis work zones for Dec. 20-26.
The opening of an additional lane on northbound Interstate 270 and ramps on I-55 will mean smoother travel for some area commuters. Wednesday afternoon, MoDOT crews opened a new northbound lane on Interstate 270 between I-44 and Manchester Road (Route 100). (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The new lane of roadway will increase the number of vehicles that can travel through the area during morning rush hour and decrease congestion for commuters. In Jefferson County, MoDOT crews opened the eastbound Route M entrance ramp to northbound I-55 and the northbound I-55 exit ramp to Route M. This project consists of improvements to the I-55 at Route M interchange, which will greatly enhance its safety and traffic …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports its St. Louis work zones for December 6-12.
MoDOT will close two lanes on eastbound Interstate 44 from Bowles Avenue to I-270 on Sunday, weather permitting. Only the far left lane will remain open. Work will occur from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Crews will install seven large new guide signs on overhead steel trusses. During this work, the South Highway Drive entrance ramp to eastbound I-44 will be closed. Motorists will detour to Larkin Williams Road/Rudder Road. On Tuesday, two lanes will be closed on westbound I-44 near Lindbergh Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for crews to shift sign locations. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
MoDOT is reporting a multi-car crash on northbound I-270 near Highway 40. Drivers are reporting the interstate is a parking lot. Avoid the area.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is reporting a multi-car crash on northbound I-270 near Highway 40 and Ladue Road. Creve Coeur crews are on the scene that is very near Town and Country. Drivers are reporting the interstate is a parking lot and lanes are closed. MoDOT is advising drivers to avoid the area the area and find an alternate route.
Monday, July 2, 2012
MoDOT will not close Interstate 270 lanes Tuesday afternoon or at any time Wednesday due to Fourth of July holiday travel.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will not blast rock and close all lanes on Interstate 270 Tuesday afternoon or all day Wednesday. According to a MoDOT news release Monday, the brief cancellation is due the Indepenence Day holiday. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Blasting and the approximately 15-minute lane closures are expected to resume Thursday. They take place in both directions of I-270 from Interstate 44 to Manchester Road. The road closes at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each weekday, to blast rock south of Dougherty Ferry Road. The closures are part of the I-270 lane expansion project. MoDOT urges drivers to use alternate routes and adjust travel times during the lane closures. "…