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.
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)
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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