Tower Grove

John Karel
3:22 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Tower Grove Park Director To Step Down, Says Building On Park's Legacy Won't End

John Karel
Credit Provided by Tower Grover Pak

After 27 years, John Karel, the director of Tower Grove Park is stepping down.

Karel says during his time as director he always worked to restore, maintain and improve the park. The next person will still have a lot to do to maintain the city's second largest park.

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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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I-64 construction
3:54 pm
Wed September 7, 2011

Major construction projects planned for I-64

Planned resurfacing and painting work on I-64 in downtown St. Louis will cause delays next spring. MoDOT will also build five new bridges and a new interchange at Tower Grove/Boyle.
(via Flickr/lordsutch)

St. Louisans can expect delays on Interstate 64 next spring as the Missouri Department of Transportation gets ready for major road construction on the highway east of Kingshighway.

The projects will be the subject of a public meeting on Thursday night at Stix Early Childhood Center, 647 Tower Grove Ave. They include:

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