Saturday, January 5, 2013
MoDOT reports on the St. Louis work zones for Jan. 3 - 9.
MoDOT is beginning work on the Interstate 64/ Tower Grove Interchange project later this month. This 18-month project, done in partnership with BJC Healthcare and Washington University Medical Center, is intended to improve traffic flow around Kingshighway and the east side of the medical campus. Crews spent time responding to wintry weather last week and are now preparing for 2013 work zones, such as construction of the I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge and the Tower Grove interchange project, on I-64 downtown. Thursday, MoDOT is hosting a 10 a.m. groundbreaking ceremony for construction of the new $110 million I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge over the Missouri River. The bridge will be complete in 2014. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going…
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 …
Friday, June 15, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis area work zones for June 14-20.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has more than 100 construction and maintenance work zones planned in the metropolitan area during the next week. MoDOT asks drivers to slow down and be aware in work zones. From downtown St. Louis to Franklin County, MoDOT crews and contractors are taking advantage of the good weather to make progress on major construction projects. This includes such as widening Interstate 270 between Manchester Road and Interstate 44, and the I-44 pavement reconstruction between Lewis Road and Route 141. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, June 8, 2012
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports on St. Louis area work zones for June 7-13.
Westbound I-64 closed downtown Friday night The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all westbound Interstate 64 lanes from the Poplar Street Bridge to Jefferson at 8:30 p.m., Friday after the Cardinals game begins. The 10th Street and 14th Street ramps to westbound I-64 will remain open. Motorists should use I-44 and Jefferson as a detour. Crews will open one lane at 6 a.m., Saturday, with a second lane open before noon. The far left lane on westbound I-64 will remain closed after noon. Traffic will be on the two right lanes, separated by concrete barriers. Westbound I-44 closed Friday night in west St. Louis County In west St. Louis County, all westbound lanes on Interstate 44 will close Friday night within the construction …
Friday, May 25, 2012
A few permanent work zones will still see activity.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will restrict its construction work zones Friday at 12 p.m. through Monday for Memorial Day. Permanent work zones, such as the eastbound lane of Interstate 70, between St. Louis Avenue and Broadway, will remain in place. Crews will resume scheduled work zones on Tuesday morning. Starting after evening rush on Tuesday, May 29, crews will have one lane of eastbound Interstate 44 at Antire Road closed around the clock. The closure to make roadway repairs and resurface I-44 will last through September. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, May 11, 2012
Nothing major in MoDOT's St. Louis regional work zone report for May 10 to May 16.
Missouri Department of Transportation crews will be painting bridges, patching potholes and striping roadways throughout the St. Louis region during the next week. Motorists are reminded to slow down when approaching work zones or moving operations on the roadways. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Friday, April 6, 2012
The lanes will be closed throughout the weekend.
Friday, April 6, 2012
In St. Louis City, two eastbound lanes on Interstate 64 at 11th Street and the exit ramp will be closed this weekend. The lane closures will start at 7:30 p.m., Friday and will occur throughout the weekend until 5 a.m., Monday. Motorists are urged to use the 6th Street or 14th Street exit ramps on I-64. On I-70, two westbound reversible lanes will close starting at 7 p.m., Friday throughout the weekend until 5 a.m., Monday. Crews will repair the barrier wall in this area. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Take these routes into consideration when traveling this weekend.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will be working on the following roads from Feb. 9 to Feb. 15. In downtown: In South County: In West County: In St. Charles:
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Heading out this weekend? Here are a few tips to make your trip smoother.
The Missouri Department of Transportation announced the following work zones from Feb. 2 to Feb. 8. In South County: In West County: In downtown St. Louis, remember the eastbound I-64 exit ramp at 6th street is closed for the next two weeks.
Friday, January 6, 2012
The exit closures continue downtown, and the Blanchette Bridge will have some lanes closed overnight.
Traffic Troublemakers What's even more maddening than road closures and construction that slow you down? Inconsiderate, irresponsible drivers that make you just shake your head in disbelief. Each week on Patch, we'll highlight some of these Traffic Troublemakers, plus give you a look at what to expect on the roads courtesy of the Missouri Department of Transportation. This week's story comes from Nancy, Traffic Troublemaker editor's wife. I was on Watson Road, and a car slowly pulled out into traffic in front of me, and continued to drive about 10 MPH under the speed limit. I could barely see the driver, and thought it was a classic LOL (little old lady) peering over the steering wheel. When I got close, though, I saw that this LOL was on …