Daniel Boone bridge

Roadwork
1:53 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Driving In St. Louis This Weekend? Here's Where You Should Probably Avoid

Credit (via Flickr/Zahlm)

Update, 6:24 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. 

At 7:45 p.m. on Saturday evening, crews opened the westbound I-64 Daniel Boone Missouri River Bridge.

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Work on various roadways will slow down St. Louis drivers this weekend. Here's a quick guide on what's happening:

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MoDOT
12:16 pm
Sun December 2, 2012

MoDOT To Close One Lane Of Daniel Boone Bridge This Week

Credit (St. Louis Public Radio via Google Maps)

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will shut down one lane of the eastbound I-64 Daniel Boone Missouri River Bridge this week.

The lane closure will be between 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m from Monday through Thursday.

MoDOT Spokeswoman Linda Wilson-Horn says the closure isn’t expected to have a serious impact on traffic.

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Boone bridge
1:16 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Alberici, Walsh win $111 million Daniel Boone Bridge contract

A joint venture of Alberici Enterprises and Walsh Construction Co. has won the $111 million contract to rebuild the Daniel Boone Bridge, which crosses the Missouri River at Chesterfield.
(Herkie/via Flickr)

Two familiar names in St. Louis construction have won a Missouri Department of Transportation contract to rebuild the Daniel Boone Bridge, which carries Interstate 64 across the Missouri River at Chesterfield.

Alberici Enterprises and Walsh Construction will start on the $125 million project in early 2013. The construction portion of the contract totals $111 million.

MoDOT director Kevin Keith called it a great day for his department and the region, saying St. Louis and St. Charles counties are getting a lot from the contract.

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Boone Bridge closures
11:53 am
Mon September 12, 2011

Inspection will close westbound Boone Bridge on Sept. 25

The Daniel Boone Bridge as seen on Google Map's streetview. The westbound span of the bridge will be closed on Sept. 25 for a safety inspection.
(St. Louis Public Radio via Google Maps)

If you need to get across the Missouri River from Chesterfield to St. Charles County on Sept. 25, plan ahead - your normal route won't be open.

The Missouri Department of Transportation is closing the westbound span of the Daniel Boone Bridge, which carries Interstate 64 over the Missouri River, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25. Workers must inspect the 1930s-era bridge, which carries more than 75,000 cars a day.

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Daniel Boone Bridge
4:29 pm
Wed July 13, 2011

MoDOT receives funding for a new Daniel Boone bridge

The Daniel Boone Bridge as seen on Google Maps' streetview.
(St. Louis Public Radio via Google Maps)

A replacement for the oldest interstate bridge in the St. Louis region has gotten the green light from the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.

The Commission this morning approved $120 million for a new westbound Daniel Boone Bridge, which carries traffic on Highway 40 across the Missouri River. The westbound span was built in the 1930s and needs constant maintenance.

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Daniel Boone Bridge
4:27 pm
Fri January 7, 2011

Boone bridge westbound lanes closed this weekend

The Daniel Boone Bridge as seen on Google Maps' streetview (St. Louis Public Radio via Google Maps)

More headaches for those driving west on I-64 into St. Charles County. The westbound lanes of the Daniel Boone Bridge will be closed again this weekend, from 8 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. Monday.

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