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.
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.
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:
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.