Interstate 64

I-64 Closures
4:37 am
Fri April 19, 2013

I-64 Closed This Weekend At Jefferson, Construction Ongoing

MoDot says I-64 will close from Jefferson to the Poplar Street Bridge starting at 8 p.m. Friday evening, July 15.
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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.

The closures are part of a 3 month project to replace the 50 year old Jefferson overpass.

Eastbound on-ramps will be closed from McCausland to Ewing, and westbound on-ramps will be closed from Broadway to Grand.

The Jefferson Bridge itself will close at 7 p.m. Friday.

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Highway closures
8:25 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Easter Weekend Closures Set Along Interstate 64

MoDOT will shut down a portion of I-64 this weekend to continue work on new bridges for Taylor and Newstead, shown here before demolition.
(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated March 29 with information about blasting and bumped up for visibility.

Planning to take Interstate 64 through the Central West End this weekend? You'll need to find another route.

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Highway closure
12:57 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

MoDOT Set For Weekend I-64 Shutdown

The Missouri Department of Transportation will close part of Interstate 64 this weekend to demolish the Newstead (foreground) and Taylor (background) Avenue bridges/
(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

Some drivers who normally use Interstate 64 to get downtown will have to find alternate routes this weekend.

Weather permitting, the Missouri Department of Transportation will shut down a portion of Interstate 64 at 8 p.m.  Friday to demolish the bridges carrying Taylor and Newstead avenues over the highway.

Eastbound traffic will have to exit at Hampton, and westbound traffic at Forest Park Avenue.

(See the map of the detour here)

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Road Construction
5:47 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

MoDOT Begins Next Phase Of I-64 Construction

A map of the construction project on 1-64.
(MoDOT)

MoDOT is starting construction on Interstate 64 east of Kingshighway.

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.

MoDOT area engineer Deanna Venker says this is really the second phase of the new I-64 project.

“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.”

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Weekend road closures
2:23 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Bridge Work, Races, Mean Weekend Closures In St. Louis City

(via Flickr/Zahlm)

Got plans to travel to downtown St. Louis this weekend? Watch out for lane and road closures.


In addition to lane closures on the Blanchette Bridge, 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. The lanes will remain closed until noon on Sunday.

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Traffic troubles in downtown St. Louis
3:12 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Traffic troubles in downtown St. Louis this weekend

The Poplar Street Bridge near downtown St. Louis
(Creative Commons photo)

People trying to get into downtown St. Louis this weekend will again have some traffic issues to deal with. 


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 21stStreet. In addition, the Broadway, 10thStreet and 14thStreet entrance ramps will also be shut down. MoDOT crews are still replacing the driving surface on the double-deck, elevated highway.

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I-64 downtown
4:48 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Westbound I-64 through downtown will open by Thursday

All lanes and ramps on I-64 westbound through downtown will open by Friday. Pavement work on the eastbound side will lead to lane closures in that direction until Nov. 1, 2012.
(via Flickr/lordsutch)

Drivers coming into St. Louis from Illinois are about to get some relief from a summer of traffic congestion.

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.  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.

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Road Closures
2:15 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Planning to travel downtown on I-64 tonight? Find another route

(via Flickr/Mykl Roventine)

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:

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Morning round-up
9:17 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Morning headlines: Monday, July 30, 2012

(via Flickr/Indofunk Satish)

Review your route: I-64 work has begun

Several ramps on the stretch of I-64 that runs through downtown closed for roadwork this morning.

The ramps from 10th Street and 14th Street will be closed around the clock, as will the ramp from Broadway.

Missouri Department of Transportation spokesman Andrew Gates says there will also be ramp closures for motorists heading into downtown.

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I-64 construction
2:48 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Dates change again for I-64 lane closures

The schedule for lane closures on I-64 through downtown has changed again.
(via Flickr/lordsutch)

The schedule for the complete shutdown of Interstate 64 westbound this week has been revised once again.

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.

Here are the changes:

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