Saturday, February 9, 2013
The Missouri Department of Transportation warns drivers of Mardi Gras ramp closures and upcoming Boone Bridge closures.
On Saturday, the following ramps will be closed around St. Louis for Mardi Gras from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Beginning Feb. 11, crews working on the new I-64 Daniel Boone Missouri River Bridge will have once a day closures of I-64 for rock blasting adjacent to the eastbound lanes of I-64 at the St Charles County end of the bridge. I-64 traffic will be slowed and potentially stopped for up to 10 minutes at either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. weekdays for approximately one month. At the time of the blast, local law enforcement vehicles and construction vehicles will slow I-64 traffic. Eastbound traffic will be slowed starting at the Route 94 interchange. Westbound traffic will be slowed starting at the Boone's Crossing interchange. Entrance ramps at …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on the St. Louis regional work zones for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports that all construction work on state routes stopped at noon on Wednesday and will resume Monday, Nov. 26 at 9 a.m. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) All permanent lane closures and barriers on some construction projects will remain closed this weekend. Crews may also complete emergency road repairs as needed during the holiday period as well. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on its St. Louis work zones for November 15-21.
The Missouri Department of Transportation 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. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) 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 …
Friday, November 2, 2012
MoDOT Reports on the St. Louis Work Zones for November 1-7, including major changes if you drive into St. Charles County.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the westbound section of the Interstate 70 Blanchette Bridge over the Missouri River the weekend of November 2-4. The westbound bridge will remain closed until fall 2013. The eastbound I-70 bridge will be used to carry three lanes of traffic in each direction. The exit ramps to Fifth Street in St. Charles will remain open. Motorists are advised to use Route 370 and Route 364 as alternate routes during the closure. Are you affected? How are you going to manage? St. Charles Patch suggests some detours and answers questions. All lanes on eastbound I-64 downtown from Jefferson to the Poplar Street Bridge will close November 2…
Monday, October 15, 2012
There are a number of lane and ramp closures taking place downtown this week that St. Louis Cardinals fans should know about before heading to the NLCS playoff games.
UPDATE: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16 - The closure of westbound Highway 40 in downtown St. Louis scheduled for Tuesday night is CANCELED and is not rescheduled, MoDOT stated in a news release. ORIGINAL STORY: The Missouri Department of Transportation is alerting drivers to a number of lane and ramp closures taking place on Highway 40 in downtown St. Louis this week. The closures are on the routes many drivers will use to access downtown St. Louis. MoDOT officials also stated in a news release that traffic will still be able to get into downtown for the upcoming St. Louis Cardinals home games against the San Francisco Giants. (Check out the game schedule here.) Closures to the westbound lanes will be wrapped up before the Cardinals make it…
Friday, October 12, 2012
Night paving construction will close parts of Kehrs Mill from Clayton to Holloway during nights next week.
Kehrs Mill Road will be closed down to one lane from Clayton Road to Holloway Road during evenings next week. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The paving work is scheduled for Oct. 15-17 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Inclement weather could postpone the work, but updates will be posted to theCity of Ballwin website as well as electronic message boards near the construction. Ballwin City Administrator Bob Kuntz said the move to night work over three nights is comparable to what could be done during day hours over two to three weeks. "It's a tough road to do during the week," Kuntz said, referring to school buses as well as other daytime traffic as major factors to the decision to do night …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
MoDOT is closing the road to replace a railroad crossing. Drivers are advised to use an alternate route.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is closing Route 141, the Earth City Expressway, at the railroad crossing just south of Route 370 Friday morning so crews can replace the railroad crossing. That portion of the road is closing at 8 a.m. Friday and will reopen before noon Tuesday, Oct. 9, MoDOT stated in a news release. All work is weather permitting. Since Route 141 is will be closed, MoDOT is alerting drivers to use alternate routes. MoDOT stated that detours will not be posted, however, drivers can remain on Route 370 to I-270, take I-270 south and head west on St. Charles Rock Road to detour around the construction. For additional info on road projects or on how to avoid the work zones, drivers can call 1-888-ASK-MODOT or …
Saturday, September 22, 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 …
Friday, August 31, 2012
All lanes of eastbound I-64 double-deck structure to close Thursday night.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of eastbound Interstate 64 double-deck structure Thursday night to work on expansion joints under the bridge. All lanes and ramps will close on eastbound I-64 downtown between Jefferson and the Poplar Street Bridge starting at 8:30 p.m., Thursday. Ramps from Forest Park, Ewing and Pine Street to eastbound I-64 will also be closed. One lane will be open by 5 a.m., Friday, with all eastbound lanes open by noon. MoDOT will suspend all construction in all work zones Friday at noon for the Labor Day holiday. Some permanent work zones will remain in place, but work will not resume until Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Missouri Department of Transportation reports the St. Louis Regional Work Zones for August 23-29.
Lanes closed in downtown St. Louis The Missouri Department of Transportation will close 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 to continue removal and replacement of the driving surface on the double deck structure. The I-70 reversible lanes in downtown St. Louis will close from 7 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for bridge painting work. Lanes closed on Blanchette Bridge In St. Charles County, all …