Interstate 64 http://news.stlpublicradio.org en I-64 Closed This Weekend At Jefferson, Construction Ongoing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/i-64-closed-weekend-jefferson-construction-ongoing <p></p><p>The Missouri Department of Transportation will be closing all lanes of Interstate 64 between Jefferson Avenue and Hampton Avenue starting at 8 p.m. Friday night until 5 a.m. Monday morning.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The closures are part of a 3 month project to replace the 50 year old Jefferson overpass.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eastbound on-ramps will be closed from </span>McCausland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to Ewing, and westbound on-ramps will be closed from Broadway to Grand.</span></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:37:00 +0000 Sean Sandefur 25568 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org I-64 Closed This Weekend At Jefferson, Construction Ongoing Easter Weekend Closures Set Along Interstate 64 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/easter-weekend-closures-set-along-interstate-64 <p><strong>Updated March 29 with information about blasting and bumped up for visibility.</strong></p><p>Planning to take Interstate 64 through the Central West End this weekend? You'll need to find another route.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:25:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 24835 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Easter Weekend Closures Set Along Interstate 64 MoDOT Set For Weekend I-64 Shutdown http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-set-weekend-i-64-shutdown <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some drivers who normally use Interstate 64 to get downtown will have to find alternate routes this weekend.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Weather permitting, the Missouri Department of Transportation will shut down a portion of Interstate 64 at 8 p.m. &nbsp;Friday to demolish the bridges carrying Taylor and </span>Newstead<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> avenues over the highway.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eastbound traffic will have to exit at Hampton, and westbound traffic at Forest Park Avenue.</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:57:20 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 8864 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MoDOT Set For Weekend I-64 Shutdown MoDOT Begins Next Phase Of I-64 Construction http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-begins-next-phase-i-64-construction <p></p><p>MoDOT is starting construction on Interstate 64 east of Kingshighway.</p><p>Three lanes of traffic will be open both east and westbound during the weekdays, but traffic will go down to one lane each way overnight.</p><p>MoDOT area engineer Deanna Venker says this is really the second phase of the new I-64 project.</p><p>“Just east of Kingshighway all the way down to Boyle was the last section of I-64 that didn't get done,” Venker said. “And you do have four bridges that need to be replaced, as well as an interchange.”</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 23:47:24 +0000 Maria Altman 8112 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MoDOT Begins Next Phase Of I-64 Construction Bridge Work, Races, Mean Weekend Closures In St. Louis City http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bridge-work-races-mean-weekend-closures-st-louis-city <P>Got plans to travel to downtown St. Louis this weekend? Watch out for lane and road closures.</P> <P>In addition to lane closures <A href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-close-eastbound-lanes-blanchette-bridge-weekend">on the Blanchette Bridge</A>, MoDOT will close the two right lanes on westbound I-64 across the Poplar Street Bridge approximately an hour after the start of Game 4 of the NLCS, which would be around 8 p.m. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:23:08 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 5592 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bridge Work, Races, Mean Weekend Closures In St. Louis City Traffic troubles in downtown St. Louis this weekend http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/traffic-troubles-downtown-st-louis-weekend <P>People trying to get into downtown St. Louis this weekend will again have some traffic issues to deal with.&nbsp;</P> <P>For the second straight week, the Missouri Department of Transportation will shut down all westbound lanes of Interstate 64 from the Poplar Street Bridge to 21<SUP>st</SUP>Street.&nbsp;In addition,&nbsp;the Broadway, 10<SUP>th</SUP>Street and 14<SUP>th</SUP>Street entrance ramps will also be shut down.&nbsp;MoDOT crews&nbsp;are still&nbsp;replacing the driving surface on the double-deck, elevated highway. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:12:41 +0000 Bill Raack 4672 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Traffic troubles in downtown St. Louis this weekend Westbound I-64 through downtown will open by Thursday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/westbound-i-64-through-downtown-will-open-thursday <p>Drivers coming into St. Louis from Illinois are about to get some relief from a summer of traffic congestion.</p><p>At least one lane of the double-deck structure that takes Interstate 64 through downtown has been closed through the spring and summer as crews replaced the driving surface. &nbsp;Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will start removing the concrete barriers from the westbound lanes of I-64 through downtown tonight. All of the lanes and ramps should be open by Friday morning.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:48:05 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4489 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Westbound I-64 through downtown will open by Thursday Planning to travel downtown on I-64 tonight? Find another route http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/planning-travel-downtown-i-64-tonight-find-another-route <p>The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 on the double deck structure tonight. Here are a few of the particulars from MoDOT to help you choose your path of travel tonight:</p><p></p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 19:15:13 +0000 Kelsey Proud 4461 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Planning to travel downtown on I-64 tonight? Find another route Morning headlines: Monday, July 30, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-july-30-2012 <p><strong>Review your route: I-64 work has begun</strong></p><p>Several ramps on the stretch of I-64 that runs through downtown closed for roadwork this morning.</p><p>The ramps from 10th Street and 14th Street will be closed around the clock, as will the ramp from Broadway.</p><p>Missouri Department of Transportation spokesman Andrew Gates says there will also be ramp closures for motorists heading into downtown.</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 14:17:35 +0000 Julie Bierach, Tim Lloyd & The Associated Press 4205 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, July 30, 2012 Dates change again for I-64 lane closures http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dates-change-again-i-64-lane-closures <p>The schedule for the complete shutdown of Interstate 64 westbound this week has been revised once again.</p><p>The Missouri Department of Transportation was set to close the westbound lanes of the highway from Broadway to 21st St. Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. and re-open the two right lanes on Friday morning; then shut down the entire highway again from Friday morning at 10 to 5 a.m. Monday.</p><p>Here are the changes:</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:48:24 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4181 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dates change again for I-64 lane closures